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12017/03/162017 Lawson Impact Awards
Purchase your tickets today!
22017/02/07"Ask Me" Buttons
Promoting awareness about clinical trials.
32017/01/16Dr. Forchuk appointed to the Order of Ontario
Dr. Forchuk was recognized for her work in the fields of homelessness, poverty and mental health.
42017/01/10Healthier, Wealthier, Smarter Health Research Show
Researchers showcase game-changing research being conducted at hospitals across the province.
52017/01/05New cancer therapy discovery
Discovery has potential to improve therapies for cancer and other diseases
62016/12/20Dr. Amit Garg awarded Young Investigator Award
Dr. Amit Garg honoured as leader in the fight against kidney disease
72016/11/16Lawson ranks in top ten
Hospital-based research in London, Ontario among the top institutes in the country
82016/11/04New testing method
New testing method for more effective diagnosis of genetically-based high cholesterol
92016/11/03Lawson researchers celebrated at Vanguard Awards
Celebrating the success of leaders in innovation and commercialization
102016/10/28Researchers shine light on skin cancer treatment
Novel technique more precisely defines extent of skin cancer
112016/08/31Coffee could adversely affect blood pressure
Coffee could be affecting diagnosis & treatment for high blood pressure
122016/08/15Identifying the spread of prostate cancer
A new study aims to better understand and identify the spread of prostate cancer.
132016/08/10Dr. Power soars at pitch competition
Dr. Power and team awarded Ernsting Entrepreneurship Award for 'My-Osto-Me' project
142016/07/27The importance of early intervention
Dr. Arlene MacDougall is studying the positive effects of mindfulness based interventions.
152016/07/08Unique needs of youth in mental health treatment
Research identifies unique needs of youth in the mental health treatment process
162016/06/28Junk food exposure and children
Tracking the effects of junk food exposure on children's nutrition
172016/05/24Lawson celebrates Clinical Trials Day
On May 20, Lawson celebrated International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD)
182016/05/04Probiotics give new hope to premature babies
Many preterm babies are at risk of developing a serious bowel condition called necrotizing enterocolitis.
192016/04/22Impact Awards celebrates excellence and innovation
Lawson Health Research Institute hosted its annual Lawson Impact Awards on April 13
202016/04/06LHRD showcases ground-braking research in health
Congratulations to the 2016 winners
212016/03/04Dr. Jain receives funding for in-home dialysis
$1.5 million awarded to improve patient experience of in-home dialysis
222016/02/23London Health Research Day 2016
Learn about health research being conducted across the city of London.
232016/02/22Advocating for global stroke and dementia strategy
Researchers showed decline in incidence of dementia at population level
242016/02/02Dr. Leong's Star Continues to Rise
Dr. Hon Leong awarded as a Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) Rising Star.
252015/11/10Test predicts patient's response to chemotherapy
Simple test may predict response to chemotherapy in lung cancer patients
262015/11/05Lawson Makes Top Ten for Hospital-Based Research
Lawson Health Research Institute ranked eighth in the country
272015/10/05A better treatment of Parkinson's
Motion capture technology used to improve lives of Parkinson's patients
282015/09/22Making Canada a leader in health care, again
Lawson hosts Café Scientifique on Making Canada a leader in health care, again.
292015/08/26Moving toward better treatment of Parkinson's
Motion capture technology could help patients with Parkinson's
302015/08/21Dr. Allan receives breast cancer research funding
Dr. Alison Allan has receives $449,652 to research why breast cancer commonly spreads to the lung
312015/08/19Making Canada a leader in health care, again
You're invited to the next Café Scientifque: Making Canada a leader in health care, again.
322015/07/29New research uncovers important molecule
Molecule plays a pivotal role in making ovarian cancer cells so lethal
332015/06/25Early intervention program confirmed effective
342015/06/23Researchers identify new stem cell population
352015/05/27Second annual Lawson Impact Awards
Lawson Health Research Institute hosted the second annual Lawson Impact Awards on May 21.
362015/04/28Leading the way in personalized medicine
Presentation on made to measure medicine
372015/04/15The best in health research
London Health Research Day
382015/03/12Hemodialysis trail blazer
Dr. Robert McGregor Lindsay recognized
392015/02/20New therapy benefits stroke patients
402015/01/15"Safety Net" benefits mental health clients
Lawson announces province-wide impact of innovative model
412015/01/12A heart-to-heart for Children's Health
One out of every 100 babies born in Canada suffers from a heart problem
422014/12/23Leading Kidney Clinician Scientist joins Lawson
Dr. Chris McIntyre to advance his research in life-sustaining kidney treatment called hemodialysis
432014/10/31London makes top ten for hospital-based research
Lawson Health Research Institute ranked eighth
442014/10/22Lawson researcher wins ASMB Junior Investigator
Presented to Sean Gill, PhD
452014/09/22Ontario Tumour Bank turns 10
Helping further cancer research
462014/07/24Lawson licenses sepsis therapeutic
A new Canadian-Chinese partnership
472014/06/18Differences in brain during pain application
A study by researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute
482014/06/04Better health outcomes for patients
Report highlights the positive impact Nurse Practitioners
492014/05/22Café Scientifique brings science to the community
Improving health in London, across Canada, and around the world.
502014/05/09Lawson Impact Awards celebrate research excellence
Scientists, staff, trainees and partners making an impact
512014/04/24Elementary students inspired by visit
Students from Chippewa Public School visit Victoria Research Labs
522014/04/14Concussion injury in youth
Research provides new insight into rural versus urban causes of childhood concussion
532014/04/07Non-surgical treatment for lower back pain
Lawson recruiting patients for clinical trial
542014/03/18Decoding the elements for a cure
Treating patients based on their DNA
552014/01/20Personlized medicine at LHSC recognized
Dr. Kim awarded with Best Innovation in Evidence-Based Care
562013/12/04London Researcher answers call to service
Dr. Kao named the first Chair in Military Critical Care Research
572013/11/14Surgical safety unaffected by sleep deprivation
New research by Lawson and ICES Western
582013/11/07Dr. Patrick Corrigan visits London
Lessons learned and hopes for the future of mental health care
592013/10/30Movember Canada teams up with London researchers
Supporting men's mental health during retirement
602013/09/12From bench-top to bedside
How research begun 20 years ago is transforming patient care today
612013/09/09Transitional Discharge Model
Seamless support for the transition from hospital to community
622013/08/16Imaging in Mental Health
Identifying bipolarity through MRI's proves successful in initial results
632013/08/13HPV-Related Tonsillar Cancer on the rise in Canada
Lawson research shows first direct evidence
642013/08/07Lessening the danger of statin drugs
Personalized DNA tests identify patients at risk for side effects
652013/07/25Pairing brain tumour treatments
Research from Lawson's Dr. Barbara Fisher
662013/07/23How does RB protein work to prevent cancer?
Interview with cancer researcher Dr. Fred Dick
672013/06/25ICES Western launches in London
Partnership to advance research and patient care
682013/06/17Commercializing new tremor treatment
Jack Lee awarded an OCE-OBI Entrepreneurship Fellowship
692013/05/28Walkerton Health Study
Important discoveries in the wake of a water disaster
702013/06/05Youth Matters in London project
712013/04/24World first treatment of localized prostate cancer
Procedure performed at LHSC and facilitated by Lawson research
722013/04/12Lawson launches transitional discharge model
New Ontario-wide approach for discharging mental health patients
732013/04/18Freezing out breast cancer treatment
Effects reduced by up to 30% by low-Vitamin D season
742013/02/04First chair in military care research in Canada
Captain (Navy) Dr. Raymond Kao recipient of first Chair
752013/01/28Researcher recognized for prostate cancer research
Dr. Leong one of PCC's Rising Stars
762013/01/08CBC News highlights personalized medicine
Groundbreaking research taking place at LHSC
772012/11/26Grapefruit-medication interactions increasing
Review helps clinicians better understand the effects
782012/11/20New study on Walkerton E.coli patients
Findings show no increase in risk of heart disease
792012/11/13LHSC patients benefit from groundbreaking research
BBC documents several vegetative and minimally-conscious patients
802012/10/15Announcing the Mental Health Engagement Network
Launched by Lawson, TELUS Health and Canada Infoway
812012/10/25Lawson innovation moving into Ontario hospitals
Project translates research into better care for patients
822012/09/13"SMART" use of technology
Smart phones improve mental health care
832012/09/25Study shows anaesthetic-related deaths reduced
842012/08/15Breast cancer cells may have discerning tastes
New research hopes to uncover why they spread to particular organs
852012/08/01Understanding mobility becomes a "virtual" reality
The impact of technology on patients with Parkinson's disease
862012/07/23The Federal Minister of Health Visits Lawson
Tours research labs at Victoria Hospital
872012/07/13World first trial announced
Lawson study to compare robotic surgery to radiation
882012/07/05Translational Breast Cancer Research Lab
Take a video tour!
892012/06/25Acute kidney injury after major elective surgery
Study shows more common than ever before
902012/06/21Novel mechanism involved in key immune response
Discovery by team of researchers at Lawson and Western
912012/06/04Patients unfit to drive not always reported
Research shows physicians unclear on reporting requirements
922012/05/17Research grant for global health and development
932012/05/16Dr. Osuch receives one of first-ever Pfizer awards
942012/05/03Genetic pathway impacting cancer cells discovered
Lawson research provides new insight into disease pathology
952012/05/02Fish oil capsule may give kidney-related benefits
962012/04/25London leads in transplantation excellence
Canadian Conference recognizes top research from Lawson and LHSC
972012/04/25Lawson researchers explore food and disease
982012/04/23JDRF launches care transition trial
Aims to optimize transition for adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes
992012/04/17Cholesterol medication may impact kidney health
1002012/04/05Supporting youth with mood and anxiety disorders
1012012/04/02Researchers lead new cancer treatment study
1022012/04/02Lawson researcher expands his field of research
1032012/04/02No increased risk of heart disease for donors
1042012/04/02Lawson joins mulit-site diabetes research trial

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