2022

  • Researchers use social network analysis to model virus evolution

    May 17, 2022
    New research from Western provides evidence viruses may be evolving much like a social network, creating a web of intersecting subtypes. By studying full-length genomes of HIV-1 from around the world, especially regions where sequencing has been less common, a team at Western’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry led by Art Poon, demonstrated that recombination is much more prevalent than previously believed.

  • Jack Reilly completes his MSc Thesis

    May 11, 2022
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Jack Reilly, who has completed his MSc in Pathology.

  • Research: Unraveling the mysteries of cancer and neurodegeneration

    May 05, 2022
    Scientists Drs. Kun Ping Lu and Xiao Zhen Zhou are studying a stress response enzyme involved in a puzzling inverse relationship between cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.

  • 2022 Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Research Day Awards

    April 29, 2022
    We are happy to announce the recipients of the 2022 Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Research Day. It was a difficult task to select the recipients and we thank the judges who dedicated valuable time interacting with the researchers. We are proud of all presenters for their research activities and fantastic presentations, and congratulate the recipients.

  • Championing peer support

    April 21, 2022
    Unique in Canada, the Peers for Peers program at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry provides one-on-one support for clinical faculty, building on mounting evidence that conversations with peers enhance wellness and build resilience. Dr. Michele Weir is one of six faculty leaders serving as champions and Wellbeing Leads for the Peers for Peers program. Learn about her experiences providing emotional support and resources to clinical colleagues across the School.

  • Western researcher turns to big data in hunt for HIV cure

    April 11, 2022
    Roux-Cil Ferreira works at Western as a postdoctoral associate in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, under the supervision of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry professors Art Poon and Jessica Prodger, whose research into the problem has introduced new ways of thinking about the virus.

  • Congratulations to the 2022 Synapse Life Science Competition winners

    April 06, 2022
    Congratulations to Postdoctoral Fellows Dr. Saumik Biswas and Dr. Eveline Pasman and Tenomix for being named the grand prize winner at the 2022 Synapse Life Science Competition.

  • LHSC Academic Realignment Initiative Award Recipients

    April 04, 2022
    Congratulations to Dr. Bekim Sadikovic, recipient of an LHSC Academic Realignment Initiative Award. Bekim received one of four Limited-Term Research Chairs in the area of Clinical Genomics and Epigenomics.

  • PaLM Research Day 2022

    March 31, 2022
    For a second time, our annual Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Research Day was held virtually on Thursday, March 31, 2022. Although we all missed the in-person atmosphere, the buzz, and the elegance of the Great Hall, it was extremely important for us to carry on in a virtual setting.

  • Celebrating the 2022 Awards of Excellence Recipients

    March 31, 2022
    The 2022 Awards of Excellence recipients enrich life and learning at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry each and every day. Their commitment to the School’s mission, their innovative approaches to their work, and their leadership distinguishes them. It is with great pride that we recognize and honour their achievements.

  • Dr. Meg McLachlin Retirement

    March 24, 2022
    After almost 28 years of dedicated service, Dr. Meg McLachlin has retired from the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 

  • Sachin Kakar completes his MSc Thesis

    March 23, 2022
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Sachin Kakar, who has completed his MSc in Pathology.

  • Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti named Distinguished University Professor

    March 17, 2022
    Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti will be named a Distinguished University Professor next month, an honour accorded to Western University faculty members with outstanding careers in teaching, research and leadership.

  • Ten Years of Continuing Accreditation by NAACLS

    March 16, 2022
    We are happy to share that our Pathologists’ Assistant MCISc Program has been recommended for ten years of continuing accreditation by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), which is the one of the most important agencies for accreditation and approval of educational programs in the clinical laboratory sciences and related healthcare disciplines in North America.

  • M.E. Kirk Annual Teaching Award for Excellence in Resident Education

    March 10, 2022
    Congratulations to the 2021 recipient of the Dr. M.E. Kirk Teaching Award for Excellence in Resident Education, Dr. C. Meg McLachlin.

  • Ashley Jackson completes her MSc Thesis

    March 02, 2022
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Ashley Jackson who recently completed her MSc in Pathology.

  • Awards: Dr. Noha Gomaa receives Colgate Award for Research Excellence

    February 25, 2022
    Schulich Medicine & Dentistry’s Dr. Noha Gomaa, Assistant Professor, Oral Medicine and Associate Director for Dentistry Research, is a recipient of the Colgate Award for Research Excellence.

  • London Health Research Day

    February 15, 2022
    Save the date for London Health Research Day - May 31, 2022. Presented virtually, London Health Research Day will once again showcase the exciting research taking place across London and feature a wide variety of workshops and speakers.

  • Alice Shin completes her PhD Thesis

    February 09, 2022
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Alice Shin, who has completed her PhD in Pathology.

  • Thank you Dr. Chakrabarti

    January 28, 2022
    On January 27, 2022, a virtual celebration was held to thank Dr. Chakrabarti for his service as Chair/Chief since 2011.

  • In Memoriam - Dr. M. Daria Haust

    January 24, 2022
    It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. M. Daria Haust, on January 11, 2022. Dr. Haust was a Professor Emerita in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

  • Roberta Bondar: Trailblazer in space, explorer on Earth

    January 21, 2022
    Thirty years ago, on Jan. 22, 1992, alumna Dr. Roberta Bondar, MSc’71 in Pathology, DSc’95, became the world’s first neurologist and Canada’s first female astronaut in space. In conversation with Western News, she recalls the “watershed moment” of seeing a brain specimen for the first time as a Master’s student at Western in 1969.

  • London Pathology Associates Award of Excellence 2021

    January 20, 2022
    Congratulations to Laurie, Alyshia, Stephanie and Andrew, the recipients of the 2021 London Pathology Associates (LPA) Staff Awards of Excellence.

  • 2022 CAME Certificate of Merit Award

    January 18, 2022
    Congratulations to Dr. Bertha Garcia, Acting Vice Dean and Director, Schulich School of Dentistry for being selected as one of the recipients to receive the 2022 Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) Certificate of Merit Award.

  • Schulich Medicine & Dentistry 2022 Pictorial Calendar

    January 11, 2022
    Congratulations to Kathilyn Allewell, Robert Hammond and Subrata Chakrabarti, whose photos were chosen for the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry 2022 Pictorial Calendar.