Posts Tagged: Schulich

Exposure to marijuana in adolescence causes schizophrenia-like changes in the brain

January 11, 2016

Researchers at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry have published a study showing the significant, long-term impacts of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the psychoactive component in marijuana – on…

Stroke and dementia are on the decline in Ontario

December 18, 2015

Researchers at Western University have published the first study in the world showing a decline in the incidence of dementia at a whole population level which they believe is connected…

Western University experts available to discuss concussions

December 11, 2015

On December 10, the Rowan’s Law Advisory Committee Act (Rowan’s Law), Bill 149, moved one step closer to becoming law in Ontario. Rowan’s Law is named after Rowan Stringer, an…

Western University experts available to discuss unique physical and mental health needs of Syrian refugees

November 30, 2015

With the revised Canadian government announcement that 25,000 Syrian refugees will enter Canada by the end of February 2016, the health care system will need to accommodate the unique challenges…

London researcher recognized for work in joint replacement

November 17, 2015

Matthew Teeter, PhD, assistant professor, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and researcher at Lawson Health Research Institute, is a winner of the 2015 John Charles Polanyi Prize. The $20,000…

Western researcher and acclaimed Civil War historian wins major book award

November 13, 2015

The connection between war, society and medicine is and always will be an important and rich field of study for researchers like Shauna Devine. A Visiting Research Fellow at Western…

Windsor family physician is recognized for extraordinary commitment to community

November 13, 2015

Local Windsor family physician, Dr. Dale Ziter, is being recognized for his extraordinary commitment to his patients and community with the Regional Family Physician of the Year Award, presented by…

London dentist, Dr. Kenneth Wright, receives Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award for forty years of community service

November 11, 2015

Dr. Kenneth Wright, founder of the Dental Outreach Community Service (DOCS) Program at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, received the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award. His Excellency…

Martin Short to tour cancer imaging facilities at Robarts Research Institute

November 10, 2015

Celebrated Canadian actor Martin Short has won fans and accolades in television, film and theatre since his breakout season on Saturday Night Live almost 30 years ago. On November 18,…

New rapid-test for E. coli 0157 may prevent contaminated food from reaching grocery store shelves

November 10, 2015

Scientists at Western University have developed new technology that has the potential to drastically improve food safety. Dr. Michael Rieder and his team have created a new rapid-test system to…