August, 2008

Schulich welcomes its first class in Windsor

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

As 24 medical students slip into their laboratory coats Wednesday during the White Coat Ceremony for the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at The University of Western Ontario, they will be making history. … (Read More)

Codeine not safe for all breastfeeding moms and their babies

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Using pain treatments which contain codeine may be risky for some breastfeeding mothers, according to researchers at The University of Western Ontario, and the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto. Lead author Dr. Gideon Koren published … (Read More)

Dr. David Bailey finds new reason to avoid fruit juices when taking drugs

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Dr. David Bailey of the Department of Medicine\'s Division of Clinical Pharmacology is making worldwide headlines today with his study on how fruit juices can reduce the effectiveness of some drugs. … (Read More)

Student Health Services appoints clinical director

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Shelagh Bantock is looking forward to helping the hundreds of students that pour in to Student Health Services each year with questions and concerns about their health. … (Read More)

Leaders of new Society

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

The new Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics [CSPT] was launched the last week of July at the IXth World Conference on Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics held in Quebec City. This Society was formed by the merger of the Pharmacological … (Read More)

Alzheimer Society supports new graduate research awards

Thursday, August 7, 2008

The Alzheimer Society of London and Middlesex is supporing two graduate research awards of $12,500 in Alzheimer Disease and related Dementia in the 2008-2009 academic year. … (Read More)

Research reveals why some smokers hooked at first puff

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

New research led by Steven Laviolette of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry provides a better understanding of why some people seem to become hooked with their first smoke. … (Read More)

New website for Graduate Student Development

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies has launched a new website to support its 360 Degree Graduate Student Professional Development initiative. The website has online teaching, research, mentoring and career planning resources. … (Read More)