Posts Tagged: Imaging

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…

Researchers find human brain not ‘hardwired’ as previously thought

May 20, 2015

Conventional thought is that the human brain is ‘hardwired’ to perform particular tasks, accessing a set network of tools to solve problems or enact certain behaviours in a way that…

Researchers use imaging as a tool to predict outcomes for therapy in cerebral palsy

March 13, 2015

For some children with cerebral palsy, constraint therapy is an extremely effective way to regain movement in a spastic limb. For some children, however, the therapy which involves physically restraining…

Western University researchers earn national NSERC awards

February 19, 2015

One unravels how young children learn math; the other has helped provide a solution to an impending isotope shortage that threatens medical diagnostics worldwide. Western University’s Daniel Ansari and Michael…

Award-winning neuroscientist named first Western Research Chair

July 8, 2014

Ingrid Johnsrude, one of Canada’s most innovative neuroscientists is coming to Western University to further her research into understanding human behaviour through speech, language and hearing. She has been named a Western Research Chair, the first of its kind announced since the chairs were established last year in support of Western’s Clusters of Research Excellence program.

An Image of the Future of Healthcare: Biomedical Imaging Leads Way

January 15, 2013

Four imaging initiatives, valued at more than $5.5 million, highlight seven projects at Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute.