Anatomy and Cell Biology
Seven Western programs among global elite

Seven Western programs among global elite

Four Western subjects now count themselves among the Top 50 programs in the world, according to the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject, released today.

Western emerging generation among New College

Western emerging generation among New College

Two Western scholars – Lauren Flynn of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering and Janice Forsyth of Sociology – were named among the newest members of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

Six Western projects earn CFI backing

Six Western projects earn CFI backing

From hearing loss and brain activity, to cancer and joints, to sustainable energy and social cues, six Western-led projects, involving 10 researchers within four faculties, received more than $1 million through the CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund.

Discovery sharpens ovarian cancer diagnosis

Discovery sharpens ovarian cancer diagnosis

Newly discovered protein biomarkers could soon help oncologists differentiate with near certainty between two types of ovarian cancers, thus allowing for more precise treatment options.

Western celebrates top teaching talent

Western celebrates top teaching talent

Eleven winners, representing three different faculties, have been awarded Western’s highest honours for inspiring active and deep learning in their students.

‘Escape box’ teaches teamwork

‘Escape box’ teaches teamwork

An ‘escape box’, developed by Nicole Campbell and John Kelly at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, helps students work together to solve its puzzles within puzzles.

Vanier celebrates nation’s finest graduate students

Vanier celebrates nation’s finest graduate students

Five Western PhD candidates have been named among 167 nationwide recipients of the 2018-19 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships – two from the natural sciences and engineering competition, two from the health sciences competition, and one from the social sciences and humanities competition.

Professor brewing up history in Norfolk County

Professor brewing up history in Norfolk County

Tim Wilson grew up on the family farm in Norfolk County, hopping through the Carolinian Forest looking for dinosaurs. More than four decades later, still no dinosaurs, but he is still hopping.

Grant fuels work into chronic wound care

Grant fuels work into chronic wound care

Douglas Hamilton anticipates the day when people with vascular disease (such as diabetics) will no longer fear that a simple wound will lead to horrible outcomes like amputation or even death.

Western celebrates top teaching talent

Western celebrates top teaching talent

Eighteen winners, representing five different faculties, have been awarded Western’s highest honours for inspiring active and deep learning. This year’s winners join a company of teachers nearly a quarter-century strong.

Rising stars solving health, science puzzles

Rising stars solving health, science puzzles

The core of discovery is research. And the core of good research is a dedicated, inquisitive team of scientists committed to solving some of the key questions of their discipline. Western is proud to highlight the work of teams newly granted Early Researcher Awards...

Young researchers solving health, science puzzles

Young researchers solving health, science puzzles

The core of discovery is research. And the core of good research is a dedicated, inquisitive team of scientists committed to solving some of the key questions of their discipline. Western is proud to highlight the work of teams newly granted Early Researcher Awards...

CFI backs hope for Huntington’s patients

CFI backs hope for Huntington’s patients

Working with a yeast model of Huntington’s, Patrick Lajoie is uncovering some of the mystery associated with Huntington’s disease. His work was one of four Western projects sharing in nearly $1 million in CFI funding.

Four Western projects earn CFI backing

Four Western projects earn CFI backing

From delving into the modeling neurodegenerative diseases to looking into digital philosophy, four Western researchers will share in nearly $1 million in funding through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund.

Thom presentation wins Langman Award

Thom presentation wins Langman Award

Mitchell Thom, a recently graduated MSc (Clinical Anatomy) and CMHR student, received the Langman Award for best podium presentation at the 2017 American Association of Anatomists conference. Thom’s abstract was selected as an award finalist out of more than 100...