Making Headlines

Friday, January 21, 2011

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry faculty in the news:

Dr. Richard O'Reilly, Department of Psychiatry, was on The Current this morning talking about mental health issues and current laws and policies

Dr. Louise Moist, a nephrologist in the Department of Medicine was quoted in the Globe and Mail and Toronto Star, discussing how the supply of kidneys available for transplant has not kept pace with the growing demand.

Dr. Robert Hegele of the Department of Medicine and Robarts scientist, was in the Globe and Mail commenting on how DNA shapes weight-loss success.

Stephen Sims of the Department of Physiology & Pharmacology explained how he'll use a 30,000 year old Mammoth tusk to gain new information about bone loss. It was carried on Canada AM and in the Toronto Star, London Free Press, and CBC.

Also: Dr. Stewart Harris was on CBC's The Current earlier this month discussing the need for a national diabetes strategy and Dr. Jeff Nisker was featured in a front page Toronto Star story about the ethics of genetic testing kits.