Posts Tagged: Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Technology delivers personalized treatment to patients with tremors

May 19, 2016

For patients who suffer from Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor, writing a grocery list or taking a drink from a cup can be a daily struggle due to disabling arm…

New virtual reality ‘toolbox’ allows for cross-species brain testing

May 11, 2016

Neuroscientists at Western University have developed a new virtual reality ‘toolbox’ that can be used to build video games with a unique capacity for teaching and testing both humans and…

New gene testing technology finds cancer risks “hiding in plain sight”

April 28, 2016

A research team led by an award-winning genomicist at Western University has developed a new method for identifying mutations and prioritizing variants in breast and ovarian cancer genes, which will…