January, 2011

Matthews offers straight talk about health care

Friday, January 28, 2011

It was an afternoon of straightforward and honest conversation as Ontario Minister of Health Deb Matthews chatted with Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry students at The University of Western Ontario Tuesday, Jan. 25 about current issues facing … (Read More)

Blocked arteries? There's an App for that.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Researchers at The University of Western Ontario's Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry have developed an iPhone web application (app) that shows patients at high risk of stroke, what their own arteries look like. … (Read More)

Director of Neuroscience Graduate Program - Applications Invited

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Applications are invited for the position of Director of the Graduate Program in Neuroscience, an interdisciplinary graduate program of the Faculties of Social Science, Health Sciences, Science, and The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. … (Read More)

Dr. Joseph Chin to receive Order of Ontario

Monday, January 24, 2011

A leader in the treatment of prostate cancer, a climate change expert, a literary icon and a dedicated choral musician are among The University of Western Ontario's connections to 30 new appointees to the Order of Ontario. … (Read More)

Western makes record-breaking donation to United Way

Monday, January 24, 2011

Western President Amit Chakma announced today a record-breaking gift of $631,487 to United Way of London & Middlesex on behalf of the University's faculty, staff, retirees and students. The total surpasses last year's donation of $590,383, making it … (Read More)

New biomedical device laboratory heads nearly $2 million in funding at Western

Friday, January 21, 2011

Researchers at The University of Western Ontario have established a new facility for producing biomedical devices that pairs existing research strengths in biomedical imaging with state-of-the-art prototyping technology. … (Read More)

United Way total to be unveiled Monday

Friday, January 21, 2011

Join the Western community this Monday, Jan. 24 at the Great Hall at 11:30 a.m. to hear Western's 2010 United Way fundraising total. If the University meets its goal of $600,000, it will be the highest donation ever received by the local United Way. … (Read More)

Making Headlines

Friday, January 21, 2011

A round-up of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry faculty in the news: … (Read More)

Schulich medical graduates ranked best in Canada

Monday, January 17, 2011

The 2010 graduating class from the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at The University of Western Ontario achieved the highest ranking of all medical schools in the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE). Medical graduates m … (Read More)

30,000-year old mammoth tusk could reveal new information about bone loss

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Researchers at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry are using a section of 30,000 year old woolly mammoth tusk, unearthed in the Yukon, for modern medical research. Stephen Sims, a physiologist in the Mu … (Read More)

Acting Chair for Anatomy & Cell Biology appointed

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Kem Rogers has been appointed as Acting Chair of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, effective January 1, 2011 to June 30, 2011. … (Read More)

Hegele part of international research project

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

University of Western Ontario professor and Robarts Research Institute scientist Robert Hegele is part of an international team of researchers to receive a $6-million grant from the Paris-based Fondation Leducq to study the molecular genetics of athe … (Read More)

In memoriam -Dr. Murray Girotti

Monday, January 3, 2011

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry is sorry to announce the sudden death of Dr. Murray Girotti on Sunday, December 26th at the age of 62. … (Read More)

Fundraising event - Sharing Smiles Day

Monday, January 3, 2011

Schulich Dentistry students are hosting "A Party for a Cause" - Friday, January 7, 8:30 pm at The Wave. The fundraising event includes food, live music, raffle prizes and silent auction in support of Sharing Smiles Day. … (Read More)