October 25, 2021 Recognizing the toll that the pandemic has taken on many health care workers’ mental health, Dr. Ruth Lanius is examining the role that moral injury plays, and its effects on the brain.
July 08, 2021 This month we celebrate the accomplishments of Dr. Ramina Adam, Post-Doctoral Associate, working with Dr. Sandrine de Ribaupierre; as well as Borna Mahmoudian, PhD candidate, working with Dr. Julio Martinez-Trujillo.
April 30, 2021 Lena Schreyer, a fourth-year Neuroscience student, is working to address this gap as the Founder and Director of Beecuz, a non-profit organization that develops proactive and positive wellness education programs for children and youth.
April 20, 2021 This month we celebrate the accomplishments of Dr. Miguel Skirzewski, Research Associate, working with Dr. Tim Bussey and Dr. Lisa Saksida; as well as Julia Sunstrum PhD candidate, working with Dr. Wataru Inoue and Dr. Julio Martinez-Trujillo.
March 29, 2021 Congratulations to our program members that have been awarded a CIHR Project Grant. The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced more than $7.4 million in research funding through their project grants competition for 12 research projects at Western University.
January 21, 2021 Dr. Elizabeth Finger is working to test behavioural and pharmacologic treatments for patients with Frontotemporal Dementia with the hope of reversing deficits in emotional processing and empathy.
January 19, 2021 Olivia Ghosh-Swaby, PhD Candidate in Neuroscience, is a strong advocate for equity, diversity and inclusion in academia and sport. She has been playing football since 2008 and led the creation of the Ontario Women’s Intercollegiate Football Association in 2017.
January 19, 2021 Mila Uzelac, MSc candidate Neuroscience, is one of 10 inaugural recipients of the Dean’s Research Scholarship. Mila is working on translational research projects that aim to improve care for cancer patients.