Posts Tagged: Robarts Research Institute

MRI technique shows unique signatures of concussion in rugby players

December 19, 2018

*** Zie hieronder de Nederlandse versie (See the Dutch version below) Using MRI to study the brains of young female…

Rapid test for E.coli keeps contaminated food off grocery store shelves

November 22, 2018

The goal is to identify E. coli in your food before it ever leaves the processing plant, ensuring that it…

Western welcomes Susan and David Axelrod to Robarts’ Leaders in Innovation Dinner

August 27, 2018

Frustrated with the inability to protect her child from the devastation of uncontrollable seizures and the side effects of medications,…

Researchers find gut microbiome plays an important role in atherosclerosis

May 2, 2018

Researchers at Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute have shown a novel relationship between the intestinal microbiome and atherosclerosis,…

Using lung MRI to see where and why Canadians with asthma have poor disease control

April 4, 2018

Researchers at Western University and McMaster University are developing an innovative lung imaging method that provides a unique window on…

Study with female rugby players shows a regular season of play results in changes in the brain

January 17, 2018

Researchers at Western University have shown that a regular season of play can cause changes in the brain that are…

Research uncovers new link between head trauma, CTE and ALS

January 15, 2018

Researchers at Western University have uncovered a unique neurobiological pathway triggered by head trauma which underlies both Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy…

World-renowned researchers unravel mysteries of MS

November 13, 2017

Canada has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world, with an estimated 1 in 340 Canadians living…

Researchers identify specific neurons that distinguish between reality and imagination

June 1, 2017

New Western University research shows that neurons in the part of the brain found to be abnormal in psychosis are…

Simple blood tests lead to improved hypertension treatment in African countries

May 2, 2017

Using two simple blood tests, Western University researchers were able to drastically improve treatment for resistant hypertension across three sites…