November, 2011

Western rolls out refocused campaign

Thursday, November 24, 2011

The University of Western Ontario highlighted a refocused fundraising campaign this week with hopes of raising $750 million by 2018 toward a new series of realigned goals. … (Read More)

Assistant Dean, Faculty and Governmental Affairs, Windsor Program

Friday, November 18, 2011

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Mark Awuku has been appointed as Assistant Dean, Faculty and Governmental Affairs, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry-Windsor Program. … (Read More)

Researchers unveil "bedside" solution for identifying individuals wrongly diagnosed as vegetative state

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Researchers from The University of Western Ontario have discovered a practical and cost-effective method for assessing whether some patients who appear to be vegetative, may actually be conscious, but simply unable to respond. … (Read More)

United Way Early Bird Draw winners

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

A big thank you to all Schulich Faculty, Staff and Students who returned their completed pledge forms in time for the Schulich Early Bird Draw. We are pleased to announce the winners: … (Read More)

Research targets brain region affected by Parkinson's

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Marco Prado, Vania Prado and a team of researchers have demonstrated that elimination of one of the neurotransmitters in the part of the brain associated with Parkinson's disease may improve brain function without major adverse effects. … (Read More)

Stroke prevention clinics help reduce mortality rates

Monday, November 7, 2011

Research led by Dr. Vladimir Hachinski of The University of Western Ontario reveals just how important it is for patients to be referred to a stroke prevention clinic following either a mild stroke or TIA. … (Read More)

Meds 2013 Students Receive Summer Research Training Program Awards

Monday, November 7, 2011

Congratulations to the following Meds 2013 students who have received awards in the Summer Research Training Program: Michael Staudt, Jason Xu, Patricia Hizo-Abes, Stephanie Austin, and John Basmaji. … (Read More)

Dr. Brian Taylor to receive Outstanding Surgical Educator award

Friday, November 4, 2011

Dr. Brian Taylor of the Department of Surgery has been awarded the John Provan Outstanding Canadian Surgical Educator Award -the highest award of excellence for a surgical educator. … (Read More)

Cobalt-60 celebrates 60 years

Friday, November 4, 2011

The world's first cancer treatment with Cobalt-60 radiation took place at the South Street site of London Health Sciences Centre -then Victoria Hospital on Oct. 27, 1951. … (Read More)

Outstanding Family Medicine Research Article Award

Friday, November 4, 2011

The Department of Family Medicine congratulates five faculty members on receiving the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) Outstanding Family Medicine Research Article Award this week. … (Read More)

Chair/Chief Appointed in Department of Psychiatry

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Following the approval of the Hospital Boards and subject to the approval by the President and Board of Governors of the University, we are delighted to announce that Dr. Paul Links has been appointed as Chair/Chief of the Department of Psychiatry. … (Read More)