New centre to lead medical imaging commercialization

With the goal of fast-tracking innovations from the lab to the
marketplace, the Federal Government today announced $61.1 million
in grants to five new Centres of Excellence for Commercialization
and Research (CECR), including $13.3 million to The University of
Western Ontario.

Neuroimaging leader to receive the 2010 Taylor Prize in Medicine

Dr. Charles DeCarli’s research has led to new brain imaging
techniques and a new way of looking at Alzheimer’s disease, and now
it’s earned him the 2010 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in
Medicine from The University of Western Ontario’s Schulich School
of Medicine & Dentistry. “Imaging of the aging brain” is this
year’s Taylor Prize topic.

New centre strengthens imaging reputation

Looking to facilitate the discovery and development of innovative
imaging techniques, the creation of the Biomedical Imaging Research
Centre (BIRC) at The University of Western Ontario brings together
a multi-institutional group of more than 350 scientists, engineers,
physicists, students and support staff from across the city.

Western launches Biomedical Imaging Research Centre

The Biomedical Imaging Research Centre (BIRC), announced today at
The University of Western Ontario, has a very clear vision: to be
the best integrated biomedical imaging research program in Canada
and to rank among the top five in the world.

London Imaging Discovery Workshop

June 12 marks the fourth annual London Imaging Discovery workshop,
the first of its kind designed to connect faculty and students of
the Department of Radiology & Nuclear Medicine in the Schulich
School of Medicine & Dentistry and The University of Western