Posts Tagged: Schulich

Western University’s MPH Candidates are helping to shape the health of communities worldwide

August 22, 2016

From influencing health outcomes for people and wildlife in Rwanda to helping to understand the impact of a unique health promotion project in the Irish Prison Service, Western University’s Master…

Western University researcher receives $8.9 million project funding to reduce infant and maternal mortality

May 24, 2016

Western University researcher, David Cechetto, PhD, is training front line health care workers in Rwanda and Burundi to treat the most common causes of infant and maternal mortality. David Cechetto,…

Chemical in marijuana shows promise in treating schizophrenia

May 3, 2016

According to new research at Western University, marijuana is the ultimate contradiction; at least when it comes to schizophrenia. This first-of-its-kind study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, demonstrates 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…

New discovery expected to have significant impact on maternal, fetal and neonatal health

April 5, 2016

Dr. Peeyush Lala from Western University is a pioneer in the study and treatment of tumors. During his landmark career, the Professor Emeritus and Past Chair of Schulich School of…

Changing lives with probiotics in Africa

March 30, 2016

A Western University researcher is hoping to change the lives of people in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda with a small sachet of freeze-dried bacteria. Gregor Reid, PhD, professor, Western’s Schulich…

Investigating the link between probiotics and the health of female astronauts

March 23, 2016

Two Western University researchers are making the case for the use of probiotics for female astronauts to avoid serious health complications on long space missions. Gregor Reid, PhD, professor, and…

Local family physician prescribes preventative health care to address diabetes epidemic

March 21, 2016

Local Zurich family physician, Dr. Lori Teeple, is passionate about bringing preventative health care to her patients and community. An associate professor at Western University’s Schulich of School of Medicine…

Internationally renowned neuroscientists join Western to further advance innovative technologies

March 17, 2016

An internationally renowned wife-and-husband team of cognitive neuroscientists have joined Western University after collaborating on game-changing research for the past 15 years at the University of Cambridge. Tim Bussey and…

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…