Posts Tagged: Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Vaccine and cure remain focus on World AIDS Day

December 1, 2020

Jimmy Dikeakos, PhD, understands why virologists like himself quickly pivoted their focus to COVID-19 when the global pandemic struck earlier…

Liver cancer ten times more likely in men with common genetic disorder haemochromatosis

November 24, 2020

Men who have haemochromatosis, one of the most common genetic disorders in North America, are ten times more likely to…

Expert Explainer: Dr. Nitin Mohan on Circuit Breaker Lockdowns

November 23, 2020

Some experts in Canada are considering a ‘circuit breaker lockdown’ to help control the surging case counts of COVID-19. Dr….

Expert Explainer: Greta Bauer, PhD, on celebrating a COVID-19-safe Halloween

October 27, 2020

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across Ontario, parents are grappling with how and if they can continue with…

Global study finds ‘COVID-19 free’ hospital areas could save lives after surgery

October 7, 2020

Millions of surgeries around the world were cancelled during the first wave of the pandemic, for fear patients might contract…

‘Inside-the-box’ technology solves organ and vaccine transportation problem

October 5, 2020

Following a fatal car crash, a registered organ donor could save the lives of many patients critically awaiting heart, kidney,…

Expert Explainer: Dr. Nitin Mohan on the Second Wave

October 1, 2020

As daily new case counts of COVID-19 climbed across the country in late September, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that…

Stroke can be the first presenting symptom in younger patients with COVID-19

September 15, 2020

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers have been working to better understand and characterize the varied symptoms of…

Researchers unravel two mysteries of COVID-19

August 26, 2020

A team from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University has made significant steps forward in understanding COVID-19 through two…

Experts available to comment on reopening schools

August 12, 2020

During the past two weeks, provincial governments have been announcing plans to bring students back to school in September. Western…