2021

  • London startup raises the bar on spinal implants

    March 08, 2021
    Backing from the Bone & Joint Institute’s Catalyst Grants Program and the MSK Innovation Competition led to Tim Lasswell, now president of A-Line Orthopaedics, and Assistant Professor in the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Parham Rasoulinejad, commercializing their revolutionary product with an international medical device company.

  • Medical device to manage blood loss approved by Health Canada

    March 01, 2021
    Dr. Adam Power, Associate Professor, Division of Vascular Surgery, and his team at Front Line Medical Technologies Inc. have received Health Canada approval for their device, called the COBRA-OS (Control of Bleeding, Resuscitation, Arterial Occlusion System), that manages blood loss.

  • Alternate type of surgery may prevent total knee replacement

    February 04, 2021
    Study by members at Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic finds that an underused type of knee surgery in younger patients, called high tibial osteotomy, may reduce the need for total knee replacement.

  • Dr. Emil Schemitsch re-appointed as Chair/Chief of the Department of Surgery

    January 07, 2021
    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Emil Schemitsch has been re-appointed as Chair/Chief of the Department of Surgery, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care London, effective January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2025.

  • Dr. Vivian McAlister named Officer of the Order of Canada

    January 01, 2021
    Dr. Vivian McAlister, Professor, Division of General Surgery, has received one of Canada's highest civilian honours.