Posts Tagged: schulich medicine & dentistry

Western’s Public Health Program becomes first in Ontario to be CEPH accredited

October 20, 2016

Western University’s Schulich Interfaculty Program in Public Health has received accreditation for five years from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), making it the first program in the…

Early marijuana use associated with abnormal brain function, study reveals

October 5, 2016

In a new study, scientists in London, Ontario have discovered that early marijuana use may result in abnormal brain function and lower IQ. Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal…

Western welcomes Alan Alda to Robarts’ Leaders in Innovation Dinner

September 14, 2016

Actor, writer, science advocate, and director are just a few of Alan Alda’s many job titles. On November 10, 2016 he will join scientists, researchers and community members for the…

London researchers warn coffee could adversely affect blood pressure diagnosis and management

August 31, 2016

Researchers in London, Ontario have shown that your morning cup of coffee could be adversely affecting diagnosis and treatment for high blood pressure. The research team from Western University and…

Western University’s ‘See the Line’ aims to shift the culture around concussion in sport

August 10, 2016

It was the belief that she could shake it off and get back in the game that ended 17-year-old Rowan Stringer’s life. She died after being hit in the head…

Western University to host See the Line August 10

August 3, 2016

Three years ago, 17 year-old Rowan Stringer’s life was cut short after suffering multiple hits to the head during high school rugby matches. Next week, world-class clinicians and researchers will…

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…

Renowned asthma researchers awarded the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine

July 14, 2016

According to the Asthma Society of Canada, more than 2.5 million Canadians currently suffer from asthma, and asthma attacks are responsible for the largest number of childhood hospitalizations and lost…

Understanding how chemical changes in the brain affect Alzheimer’s disease

June 22, 2016

A new study from Western University is helping to explain why the long-term use of common anticholinergic drugs used to treat conditions like allergies and overactive bladder lead to an…