• Robert Koch and AHead Simulations in the News

    June 29, 2020
    Robert Koch is a former student of Dr. Sumit Agrawal, Dr. Hanif Ladak, and Dr. Leigh Sowerby. Robert completed his BESc degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering and his MESc in Biomedical Engineering at Western, and he appeared on the June 23, 2020 CTV News. Please click the title header to watch.

  • COVID-19 nasal testing an opportunity for former London-based business

    June 05, 2020
    A company founded in London, and still doing its medical research here, wants to improve testing for COVID-19. Ahead Simulations is making models to help teach health care professionals how to properly swab a nose, a difficult procedure when testing for the coronavirus, said Rob Koch, company founder...

  • Alumnus in the news - Dr. Maya Sardesai - Assistant Dean for Student Development at UW School of Medicine

    May 05, 2020
    Maya Sardesai, MD, MEd will begin her new role as Assistant Dean for Student Development on July 1, 2020. Dr. Sardesai is currently an Associate Professor in Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Washington...

  • London researchers probe odd symptom of COVID-19: Sudden loss of smell

    April 28, 2020
    London researchers are joining the global coronavirus fight, sniffing around for answers about an odd symptom of the infection. Scientists at Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute, the medical research arm of London’s hospitals, are joining a global consortium studying the sudden loss of smell reported by many COVID-19 patients...

  • Randy Bowden

    February 11, 2020
    When Randy Bowden lost his taste buds, he says it was one of the lowest points in his life. It may seem like an insignificant side effect, given other complications that can come with cancer treatments. Yet to someone who cared so much about food, it was worse than the cancer diagnosis itself...