September, 2009

Gregor Reid and Michael Strong inducted into Academy of Health Sciences

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry faculty members, Dr. Gregor Reid and Dr. Michael Strong have been inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS). … (Read More)

CIHR-CMAJ Top Canadian Achievements in Health Research Awards

Monday, September 28, 2009

Drs. Bob Litchfield and Fred Possmayer are among eight outstanding Canadian individuals and teams honoured today with the first ever CIHR-CMAJ Top Canadian Achievements in Health Research Awards, which recognize and celebrate Canadian health research … (Read More)

Schulich Graduate Studies Seminar Series looks at fetal development

Monday, September 28, 2009

Do you know that your health at birth determines your lifelong health Researchers examine the long-term impacts of fetal development during the latest talk in the Graduate Studies Seminar Series on Tuesday, Sept. 29. … (Read More)

Knocking out kidney disease

Friday, September 25, 2009

The gloves are on and Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry professor Dr. Faisal Rehman is ready to take on his opponent and help knock out kidney disease at a fundraising boxing match held today. … (Read More)

Researchers join forces to make health care more efficient

Friday, September 25, 2009

The University of Western Ontario will host one of two provincial networks designed to bring researchers together to find new ways to ease the pressures on Ontario's health-care system and make it more efficient. … (Read More)

Robarts magazine features Alzheimer's research

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Robarts Research Institute's annual Discovery Magazine features a look at Alzheimer's research, David Spence's work in Stroke Prevention, Rob Hegele's gene identification, Robarts' amazing magnets and much, much more. … (Read More)

Memorial for Dr. Frank Rutledge

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

A memorial will be held to honour the life and work of Dr. Frank Rutledge on Friday, October 2 at Victoria Hospital, 7th floor. All are welcome to attend. … (Read More)

Dispatches from Kandahar

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Dr. Brian Church, Assistant Professor, Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, is currently serving in Afhghanistan. He recently wrote to his colleagues in London to share his experiences. … (Read More)

Schulich blood donor clinic - September 30

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Schulich Medical students are hosting a blood donor clinic with Canadian Blood Services on September 30 and they need your help! Faculty, staff, and students across the School are invited to sign up for appointments from 11am-12noon and 2-3 pm. … (Read More)

How to Get Your Next Degree for Free - Graduate Studies Seminar Series

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Schulich Graduate Studies kicks off its fall seminar series for undergraduates September 24 with an orientation session on "How to Get Your Next Degree for Free." Complimentary pizza and pop. Meet and greet with faculty and students. … (Read More)

Health over the Life Course Conference - October 14 to16

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Western is hosting the Seventh National Conference of Research Data Centres with the theme "Health Over the Life Course." Plenary sessions and keynote addresses by David Butler-Jones and Kathleen Harris. Click above for details. … (Read More)

Centre for Education Research and Innovation Symposium - October 1

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's new Centre for Education Research and Innovation is hosting its first annual conference October 1 at Windermere Manor. Attendance is free but you must be registered. Click above for details. … (Read More)

Rolling out ROLA

Monday, September 14, 2009

Research Development & Services (RD&S) has announced the launch of the much-awaited ROLA enhancements, eliminating the RDAF/RFRA forms and allowing researchers to take advantage of a fully electronic environment when requesting institutional signatur … (Read More)

Symposium highlighting latest on cardiovascular disease

Monday, September 14, 2009

Why are women being under-diagnosed and under-treated when it comes to heart disease? How far can diet and/or exercise really go in preventing a stroke or heart attack? Get the latest on cardiovascular research and treatment at the 20th Annual R.W. … (Read More)

SWOMEN Orientation for medical students and residents

Monday, September 14, 2009

The Southwestern Ontario Medical Education Network (SWOMEN) is hosting an orientation session for medical students and residents. Come and hear about exciting funded training opportunities for electives and rotations in rural and regional communities … (Read More)

Director sought for Centre for Environment and Sustainability

Friday, September 11, 2009

The University of Western Ontario is inviting applications or nominations for a senior-level faculty appointment as the first Director of the Centre for Environment and Sustainability (CES). … (Read More)

Mayer, Rorabeck to receive honorary degrees

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Uri Mayer, one of Canada's most respected conductors, and Cecil Rorabeck, one of the world's leading experts on hip and knee replacement surgery, will receive honorary degrees when The University of Western Ontario hosts its 294th Convocation in Oc … (Read More)

H1N1 strikes early on U.S. campuses

Thursday, September 10, 2009

All the pandemic planning during the summer months may soon be put to the test with the return of thousands of students to The University of Western Ontario campus. … (Read More)

Alzheimer's research gets boost at Robarts

Thursday, September 3, 2009

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has announced a grant totalling more than a million dollars for Robarts Research Institute's John MacDonald and his research on Alzheimer's disease. … (Read More)

Rajni Patel one of six honored by Royal Society

Thursday, September 3, 2009

The University of Western Ontario has had six more faculty selected as fellows in the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). … (Read More)

Those blinded by brain injury may still 'see'

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Except in clumsy moments, we rarely knock over the box of cereal or glass of orange juice as we reach for our morning cup of coffee. New research at The University of Western Ontario has helped unlock the mystery of how our brain allows us to avoid t … (Read More)

National Diabetes Strategy receives financial boost

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Research being driven by The University of Western Ontario that will enhance diabetes management across Canada recently received support from two of Canada?s leading pharmaceutical companies in the form of a $500,000 contribution. As part of a joint … (Read More)