Media Releases Archives: December 2019

Olympic expert available to comment on WADA banning Russia from 2020 Games

December 9, 2019

With the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) ruling today that Russia is banned from the 2020 Olympics and the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the director of Western University’s International Centre for…

Lung images of twins with asthma add to understanding of the disease

December 4, 2019

Two lung imaging studies from Western University, including one performed in non-identical twin patients with life-long asthma, have shown that airway defects in the lungs of asthmatic patients are like…

UPDATED: New tech allows Western neuroscientists to study virtual reality through sound

December 2, 2019

When exploring virtual reality, most consider the simulation as a visual experience. New technology at Western University will allow neuroscientists and audiologists to investigate simulated spaces through sound. Ingrid Johnsrude,…

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry establishes new Office of Military Academic Medicine

December 2, 2019

With the aim of becoming a world leader in military medicine, the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University today announced the establishment of the Office of Military…