Research News

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12018/07/27Blood tests can predict treatment
Blood test can predict optimal treatment for advanced prostate cancer
22018/07/26Cafe Scientifique - When Connections Break Down
Watch the video from the event featuring the three talks from experts
32018/07/17Tailored mental health services
Study examines patient perspectives on care at FEMAP
42018/06/20Youth expectations of mental health care
Lawson study highlights FEMAP
52018/05/29When Connections Break Down
Slowing the decline to neurodegenerative diseases
62018/05/25London Health Research Day
London Health Research trainees presented innovative science on May 10
72018/05/22Leading the conversation on equity
A London Health Research Day forum
82018/05/15Drinking more water does not slow kidney disease
Lawson study looks to help CKD patients
92018/03/19You're invited to London Health Research Day
Register today for the largest research-focused activity in Southwestern Ontario
102018/02/28$4.4 million to study personal medicine
Study will examine the value of prescribing treatments based on a patient's genetics
112018/02/08Study results prove success
Project aimed at preventing family homelessness
122017/12/13Funding for epigenetics research
Epigenetics may lead to new treatments for neurofibromatosis
132017/11/16Lawson in top ten of Canada's research hospitals
Hospital-based research in London, Ontario among top institutes in the country.
142017/11/09Awards celebrate commercial potential of research
Dr. Matthew Hebb awarded as innovator of the year
152017/10/30Clinical Trials Advisor:
Matching the right patient to the right trial
162017/10/06Study brings genome sequencing to cancer patients
Lawson contributing to province-wide database of genomic and clinical data
172017/09/25Rare case of stroke recovery after 23 years
John Humphrey is living proof that people who have had a stroke can show recovery years later.
182017/09/11Introducing Lawson Link
New magazine highlights the impact of Lawson research on patient care.
192017/08/31Problem-solving therapy
Helping seniors suffering from depression manage life's daily problems in the community.
202017/08/28Research aims to improve prostate cancer treatment
Dr. Allan expands research on circulating tumour cells to predict best treatment
212017/08/22Health and Community Leaders Talk: Dr. David Hill
Dr. David Hill, Scientific Director at Lawson, shares his thoughts on why health research matters.
222017/06/29Lawson celebrates Canada 150
Celebrating the past, present and future of health research.
232017/07/07Stroke prevention may reduce risk of dementias
Study looks at demographics of both stroke and dementia across Ontario
242017/05/04Lawson Impact Awards
Fourth annual Lawson Impact Awards honours research excellence.
252017/05/02London Health Research Day
Tomorrow's leaders in health research present innovative work at London Health Research Day
262017/03/162017 Lawson Impact Awards
Purchase your tickets today!
272017/02/07"Ask Me" Buttons
Promoting awareness about clinical trials.
282017/01/16Dr. Forchuk appointed to the Order of Ontario
Dr. Forchuk was recognized for her work in the fields of homelessness, poverty and mental health.
292017/01/10Healthier, Wealthier, Smarter Health Research Show
Researchers showcase game-changing research being conducted at hospitals across the province.
302017/01/05New cancer therapy discovery
Discovery has potential to improve therapies for cancer and other diseases
312016/12/20Dr. Amit Garg awarded Young Investigator Award
Dr. Amit Garg honoured as leader in the fight against kidney disease
322016/11/16Lawson ranks in top ten
Hospital-based research in London, Ontario among the top institutes in the country
332016/11/04New testing method
New testing method for more effective diagnosis of genetically-based high cholesterol
342016/11/03Lawson researchers celebrated at Vanguard Awards
Celebrating the success of leaders in innovation and commercialization
352016/10/28Researchers shine light on skin cancer treatment
Novel technique more precisely defines extent of skin cancer
362016/08/31Coffee could adversely affect blood pressure
Coffee could be affecting diagnosis & treatment for high blood pressure
372016/08/15Identifying the spread of prostate cancer
A new study aims to better understand and identify the spread of prostate cancer.
382016/08/10Dr. Power soars at pitch competition
Dr. Power and team awarded Ernsting Entrepreneurship Award for 'My-Osto-Me' project
392016/07/27The importance of early intervention
Dr. Arlene MacDougall is studying the positive effects of mindfulness based interventions.
402016/07/08Unique needs of youth in mental health treatment
Research identifies unique needs of youth in the mental health treatment process
412016/06/28Junk food exposure and children
Tracking the effects of junk food exposure on children's nutrition
422016/05/24Lawson celebrates Clinical Trials Day
On May 20, Lawson celebrated International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD)
432016/05/04Probiotics give new hope to premature babies
Many preterm babies are at risk of developing a serious bowel condition called necrotizing enterocolitis.
442016/04/22Impact Awards celebrates excellence and innovation
Lawson Health Research Institute hosted its annual Lawson Impact Awards on April 13
452016/04/06LHRD showcases ground-braking research in health
Congratulations to the 2016 winners
462016/03/04Dr. Jain receives funding for in-home dialysis
$1.5 million awarded to improve patient experience of in-home dialysis
472016/02/23London Health Research Day 2016
Learn about health research being conducted across the city of London.
482016/02/22Advocating for global stroke and dementia strategy
Researchers showed decline in incidence of dementia at population level
492016/02/02Dr. Leong's Star Continues to Rise
Dr. Hon Leong awarded as a Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) Rising Star.
502015/11/10Test predicts patient's response to chemotherapy
Simple test may predict response to chemotherapy in lung cancer patients
512015/11/05Lawson Makes Top Ten for Hospital-Based Research
Lawson Health Research Institute ranked eighth in the country
522015/10/05A better treatment of Parkinson's
Motion capture technology used to improve lives of Parkinson's patients
532015/09/22Making Canada a leader in health care, again
Lawson hosts Café Scientifique on Making Canada a leader in health care, again.
542015/08/26Moving toward better treatment of Parkinson's
Motion capture technology could help patients with Parkinson's
552015/08/21Dr. Allan receives breast cancer research funding
Dr. Alison Allan has receives $449,652 to research why breast cancer commonly spreads to the lung
562015/08/19Making Canada a leader in health care, again
You're invited to the next Café Scientifque: Making Canada a leader in health care, again.
572015/07/29New research uncovers important molecule
Molecule plays a pivotal role in making ovarian cancer cells so lethal
582015/06/25Early intervention program confirmed effective
592015/06/23Researchers identify new stem cell population
602015/05/27Second annual Lawson Impact Awards
Lawson Health Research Institute hosted the second annual Lawson Impact Awards on May 21.
612015/04/28Leading the way in personalized medicine
Presentation on made to measure medicine
622015/04/15The best in health research
London Health Research Day
632015/03/12Hemodialysis trail blazer
Dr. Robert McGregor Lindsay recognized
642015/02/20New therapy benefits stroke patients
652015/01/15"Safety Net" benefits mental health clients
Lawson announces province-wide impact of innovative model
662015/01/12A heart-to-heart for Children's Health
One out of every 100 babies born in Canada suffers from a heart problem
672014/12/23Leading Kidney Clinician Scientist joins Lawson
Dr. Chris McIntyre to advance his research in life-sustaining kidney treatment called hemodialysis
682014/10/31London makes top ten for hospital-based research
Lawson Health Research Institute ranked eighth
692014/10/22Lawson researcher wins ASMB Junior Investigator
Presented to Sean Gill, PhD
702014/09/22Ontario Tumour Bank turns 10
Helping further cancer research
712014/07/24Lawson licenses sepsis therapeutic
A new Canadian-Chinese partnership
722014/06/18Differences in brain during pain application
A study by researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute
732014/06/04Better health outcomes for patients
Report highlights the positive impact Nurse Practitioners
742014/05/22Café Scientifique brings science to the community
Improving health in London, across Canada, and around the world.
752014/05/09Lawson Impact Awards celebrate research excellence
Scientists, staff, trainees and partners making an impact
762014/04/24Elementary students inspired by visit
Students from Chippewa Public School visit Victoria Research Labs
772014/04/14Concussion injury in youth
Research provides new insight into rural versus urban causes of childhood concussion
782014/04/07Non-surgical treatment for lower back pain
Lawson recruiting patients for clinical trial
792014/03/18Decoding the elements for a cure
Treating patients based on their DNA
802014/01/20Personlized medicine at LHSC recognized
Dr. Kim awarded with Best Innovation in Evidence-Based Care
812013/12/04London Researcher answers call to service
Dr. Kao named the first Chair in Military Critical Care Research
822013/11/14Surgical safety unaffected by sleep deprivation
New research by Lawson and ICES Western
832013/11/07Dr. Patrick Corrigan visits London
Lessons learned and hopes for the future of mental health care
842013/10/30Movember Canada teams up with London researchers
Supporting men's mental health during retirement
852013/09/12From bench-top to bedside
How research begun 20 years ago is transforming patient care today
862013/09/09Transitional Discharge Model
Seamless support for the transition from hospital to community
872013/08/16Imaging in Mental Health
Identifying bipolarity through MRI's proves successful in initial results
882013/08/13HPV-Related Tonsillar Cancer on the rise in Canada
Lawson research shows first direct evidence
892013/08/07Lessening the danger of statin drugs
Personalized DNA tests identify patients at risk for side effects
902013/07/25Pairing brain tumour treatments
Research from Lawson's Dr. Barbara Fisher
912013/07/23How does RB protein work to prevent cancer?
Interview with cancer researcher Dr. Fred Dick
922013/06/25ICES Western launches in London
Partnership to advance research and patient care
932013/06/17Commercializing new tremor treatment
Jack Lee awarded an OCE-OBI Entrepreneurship Fellowship
942013/05/28Walkerton Health Study
Important discoveries in the wake of a water disaster
952013/06/05Youth Matters in London project
962013/04/24World first treatment of localized prostate cancer
Procedure performed at LHSC and facilitated by Lawson research
972013/04/12Lawson launches transitional discharge model
New Ontario-wide approach for discharging mental health patients
982013/04/18Freezing out breast cancer treatment
Effects reduced by up to 30% by low-Vitamin D season
992013/02/04First chair in military care research in Canada
Captain (Navy) Dr. Raymond Kao recipient of first Chair
1002013/01/28Researcher recognized for prostate cancer research
Dr. Leong one of PCC's Rising Stars
1012013/01/08CBC News highlights personalized medicine
Groundbreaking research taking place at LHSC
1022012/11/26Grapefruit-medication interactions increasing
Review helps clinicians better understand the effects
1032012/11/20New study on Walkerton E.coli patients
Findings show no increase in risk of heart disease
1042012/11/13LHSC patients benefit from groundbreaking research
BBC documents several vegetative and minimally-conscious patients
1052012/10/15Announcing the Mental Health Engagement Network
Launched by Lawson, TELUS Health and Canada Infoway
1062012/10/25Lawson innovation moving into Ontario hospitals
Project translates research into better care for patients
1072012/09/13"SMART" use of technology
Smart phones improve mental health care
1082012/09/25Study shows anaesthetic-related deaths reduced
1092012/08/15Breast cancer cells may have discerning tastes
New research hopes to uncover why they spread to particular organs
1102012/08/01Understanding mobility becomes a "virtual" reality
The impact of technology on patients with Parkinson's disease
1112012/07/23The Federal Minister of Health Visits Lawson
Tours research labs at Victoria Hospital
1122012/07/13World first trial announced
Lawson study to compare robotic surgery to radiation
1132012/07/05Translational Breast Cancer Research Lab
Take a video tour!
1142012/06/25Acute kidney injury after major elective surgery
Study shows more common than ever before
1152012/06/21Novel mechanism involved in key immune response
Discovery by team of researchers at Lawson and Western
1162012/06/04Patients unfit to drive not always reported
Research shows physicians unclear on reporting requirements
1172012/05/17Research grant for global health and development
1182012/05/16Dr. Osuch receives one of first-ever Pfizer awards
1192012/05/03Genetic pathway impacting cancer cells discovered
Lawson research provides new insight into disease pathology
1202012/05/02Fish oil capsule may give kidney-related benefits
1212012/04/25London leads in transplantation excellence
Canadian Conference recognizes top research from Lawson and LHSC
1222012/04/25Lawson researchers explore food and disease
1232012/04/23JDRF launches care transition trial
Aims to optimize transition for adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes
1242012/04/17Cholesterol medication may impact kidney health
1252012/04/05Supporting youth with mood and anxiety disorders
1262012/04/02Researchers lead new cancer treatment study
1272012/04/02Lawson researcher expands his field of research
1282012/04/02No increased risk of heart disease for donors
1292012/04/02Lawson joins mulit-site diabetes research trial

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