Less than a year after opening, Western’s ImPaKT lab is helping industry partners test the anti-viral properties of their products to protect consumers from COVID-19.
Some experts in Canada are considering a ‘circuit breaker lockdown’ to help control surging case counts of COVID-19. Dr. Nitin Mohan, professor at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, is a physician epidemiologist who teaches in the Master...
Four Western faculty have been named to the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list, reflecting influential work in their chosen fields.
Western University is mourning the passing of Dr. Wesley John Dunn, founding dean of Dentistry and a pillar of organized dentistry in Canada.
A first-ever health study of trans and non-binary Canadians of colour showed almost one-quarter of them experienced physical violence in the past five years.
A new study from Western University, Lawson Health Research Institute and University of Alberta suggests that COVID-19 affects the body’s blood concentration levels of specific metabolites which could one day be measured through an inexpensive blood test to quickly...
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country burdened by years of civil unrest and poverty, only a dozen psychiatrists currently serve the entire population of more than 90 million. On top of its complex issues, the country is still recovering from the mental...
From his hospital bed, Steven Gameiro, PhD’20, made the decision to completely pivot the focus of his doctoral research. It was a risky, but necessary move for the young scientist. He was used to working in a wet lab setting, exploring cancers caused by the human...
Context matters. Shabi Ullah, MPH’20, says these two words were her biggest takeaway from the Master of Public Health program at Western.
A new global study suggests hospitals should set up ‘COVID-free’ areas for surgical patients – a step that could reduce the risk of serious complications and death from lung infections associated with coronavirus.
Organs for live-saving transplants are normally transported in ice-packed coolers. A new box developed at Western shows there’s a better, safer way.
“The second wave isn’t going to introduce itself politely, it just shows up – and it’s here,” says Western epidemiologist Dr. Nitin Mohan.
Researchers from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University have recommended processes that are less cumbersome for kidney recipients and donors alike.
Provided that a COVID-19 vaccine successfully navigates Phase 3 clinical trials and is subjected to continuing safety monitoring after it is licensed, we have good grounds to believe that the vaccine both works and is safe.
From discovering the drivers of business sustainability to examining the genetics of ovarian cancer, Western’s undergraduates are winning global recognition.
Western-led research found that two per cent of patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 will suffer a stroke.
Four Western researchers were named Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), commonly recognized as the country’s top honour in the arts, humanities and sciences.
Professor Nicole Campbell empathizes with the challenges her students face in remote learning and has designed a course that builds their success as scholars and as people.
This year’s incoming medical school class at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry will include a diverse cohort of students that are more representative of Canadian communities.
A team from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University has made significant strides in understanding COVID-19 – including discovering a way to predict how sick a patient will become – through two studies published this week.