Posts Tagged: Bone and Joint

Research with impact in London nets almost $30 million in funding

July 22, 2016

From developing state-of-the-art techniques in order to image bones and joints while in motion, to helping more people receive a kidney transplant, researchers in London are working on projects that…

Conference to highlight advances in bone and joint research

April 7, 2016

Musculoskeletal conditions such as arthritis, skeletal fractures, back pain, and sports or work-related injuries are debilitating and painful for millions of Canadians and billions of people worldwide. The number of…

Increasing lifelong mobility by addressing osteoarthritis

March 14, 2016

For more than three million Canadians suffering from osteoarthritis, getting out of bed in the morning or opening a jar can be a serious challenge. The disease, which results in…

New Western University study helps goalie mobility and may stop more pucks too

February 18, 2016

New musculoskeletal research from Western University, originally intended to improve a hockey goaltender’s life-long mobility, has led to the development of goalie pads that do just what netminders want them…

New Western study suggests arthroscopic knee surgery not cost-effective compared to other ‘non-operative’ treatments

January 20, 2016

It’s been nearly a decade since Western University researchers reported that arthroscopic knee surgery provides no additional benefit compared to optimized physical and medical therapy among sufferers of osteoarthritis (OA)…

Our Lady Peace to headline evening concert at Western Homecoming

August 13, 2015

‘Ordinary’s just not good enough’ so extraordinary Canadian rock band Our Lady Peace will perform as part of Western University’s Homecoming 2015 festivities. This year, Western is teaming up with the University Students’ Council (USC), PremierLife and Western Alumni to launch #HOCOonthehill – a full day of programming on Saturday, September 26 that starts at 9 a.m. – and Our Lady Peace will be headlining the evening concert.

New program at Western developing specialized magnetic resonance imaging systems receives CFI funding

July 29, 2015

Most hospitals house a centrally located, multi-use, full-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner used to diagnose various ailments – from knee injuries, to cancer, to traumatic brain injury.

Western and partners receive nearly $20M in funding for research excellence

June 18, 2015

Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute have received an extraordinary financial boost from the Government of Ontario as 20 potentially transformative projects are now being supported with more than…

Bone and Joint initiative gets ‘leg up’ from NSERC funding

May 20, 2015

Researchers at Western University’s Bone and Joint Institute looking to treat and even regenerate soft connective tissues like ligaments and cartilage received a major financial boost today as the interuniversity CONNECT training program was awarded $1.65 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) through its Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) initiative.