Posts Tagged: Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Researchers use AI to predict recovery after serious brain injury

September 11, 2023

Using fMRI imaging and machine learning, Western researchers discovered they could predict which patients would recover from a serious brain injury with an accuracy of 80 per cent.

New 3D ultrasound may improve accuracy of liver cancer treatment

January 25, 2023

Simulated study finds new robotic ultrasound system can optimize liver cancer ablation therapy

Western research leads to new understanding of how HIV hides itself in the body 

January 10, 2023

A new study has identified a new function of a virus-fighting protein called APOBEC3 (A3) in the integration process of HIV in the human genome.

Western-led study explores COVID-19 effects on cognition

October 18, 2022

New long-term study led by Western neuroscientists found significant impairments in reasoning, speed of thinking and verbal abilities in patients with confirmed cases of COVID-19, but no losses in memory functioning.

Study looks at impact of artificial intelligence on primary health care

September 22, 2022

Researchers have identified key issues regarding the use of AI tools in primary healthcare by connecting directly with practitioners.

Western researchers urge legislation to end organ donation anonymity

April 21, 2022

Western bioethicists argue that existing legislation preventing families of deceased donors from identifying their beneficiaries is outdated and unfair.

Western crew preps Space Station-bound astronaut for Ax-1 mission

April 6, 2022

Researchers at the Institute for Earth and Space Exploration have worked with Canadian Mark Pathy to help the entrepreneur and philanthropist fulfill his 10-day Ax-1 space mission plan.

New survey reveals pandemic impact on Canadian youth

December 2, 2021

Human Environments Analysis Laboratory (HEAL) researchers find that positive coping strategies saved teens during COVID-19 first wave.

Experts available to comment on COVID-19 vaccines for kids

November 19, 2021

Health Canada has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for youth aged 5 to 11, marking a major milestone in Canada’s…

100 years of insulin: Experts available to comment on advancements in diabetes research and care

October 26, 2021

As the world recognizes 100 years since the discovery of insulin, medical and health care experts in London, Ontario have joined forces to tell the story of advancements in diabetes research and care.