• Untangling the mysteries of Alzheimer’s

    October 15, 2014
    Drs. Virginia M.-Y. Lee and John Q. Trojanowski are on the front lines of a battle with one of the biggest global threats of the 21st century – one that continues to escalate and impact millions around the world.

  • London researchers help lead national consortium on dementia and aging

    September 12, 2014
    Four Schulich Medicine & Dentistry researchers, Jane Rylett, Robert Bartha, Manuel Montero-Odasso, and Dr. Michael Borrie are leading the charge as part of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA), a collaborative research program focused on tackling the challenge of dementia and other neurodegenerative illnesses.

  • Leaders in Innovation Dinner 2014 to celebrate neurological disorders with special guest Victor Garber

    August 19, 2014
    Robarts Research Institute presents Leaders in Innovation Dinner 2014. The evening will celebrate research innovations in neurological disorders and the achievements of the 2014 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine recipients, Virginia M.-Y. Lee, PhD, and John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD.

  • Scholarship helps bring two PhD Candidates closer to their goals in mental health research

    July 30, 2014
    As the most recent recipients of The Jonathan & Joshua Memorial Graduate Scholarship, Nole Hiebert and Tamara Tavares are one step closer to achieving their goals in mental health research.

  • Scholarships recognize students finding answers in Alzheimer's disease

    July 30, 2014
    Congratulations to Lindsay Oliver and Jennifer Au on being selected as this year’s recipients of the Masters and Doctoral Scholarships sponsored by the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex.

  • Researchers help start something BIG in London

    July 10, 2014
    Robarts Scientists Arthur Brown, PhD, and Greg Dekaban, PhD, are thrilled to see that what started out as a phone call to the head of athletics at Western University has quickly snowballed into a city-wide, cross-disciplinary effort to understand concussions from every possible angle.

  • Research shows differences in brain during self-injury

    June 18, 2014
    A study led by Dr. Elizabeth Osuch of the Department of Psychiatry has shown that there are functional brain differences between people who deliberately self-harm and those who don’t. The finding, which was reported in the journal Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, helps increase understanding of why pain, which should be aversive, becomes reinforcing for some people.

  • Dr. Mandar Jog honoured as a 2014 Faculty Scholar

    March 27, 2014
    Dr. Mandar Jog, Professor, Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, Neurology, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, has been selected as one of 13 Faculty Scholars recognized for their significant achievements in teaching or research.