Research News

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12017/10/06Study brings genome sequencing to cancer patients
Lawson contributing to province-wide database of genomic and clinical data
22017/09/25Rare case of stroke recovery after 23 years
John Humphrey is living proof that people who have had a stroke can show recovery years later.
32017/09/11Introducing Lawson Link
New magazine highlights the impact of Lawson research on patient care.
42017/08/31Problem-solving therapy
Helping seniors suffering from depression manage life's daily problems in the community.
52017/08/28Research aims to improve prostate cancer treatment
Dr. Allan expands research on circulating tumour cells to predict best treatment
62017/08/22Health and Community Leaders Talk: Dr. David Hill
Dr. David Hill, Scientific Director at Lawson, shares his thoughts on why health research matters.
72017/06/29Lawson celebrates Canada 150
Celebrating the past, present and future of health research.
82017/07/07Stroke prevention may reduce risk of dementias
Study looks at demographics of both stroke and dementia across Ontario
92017/05/04Lawson Impact Awards
Fourth annual Lawson Impact Awards honours research excellence.
102017/05/02London Health Research Day
Tomorrow's leaders in health research present innovative work at London Health Research Day
112017/03/162017 Lawson Impact Awards
Purchase your tickets today!
122017/02/07"Ask Me" Buttons
Promoting awareness about clinical trials.
132017/01/16Dr. Forchuk appointed to the Order of Ontario
Dr. Forchuk was recognized for her work in the fields of homelessness, poverty and mental health.
142017/01/10Healthier, Wealthier, Smarter Health Research Show
Researchers showcase game-changing research being conducted at hospitals across the province.
152017/01/05New cancer therapy discovery
Discovery has potential to improve therapies for cancer and other diseases
162016/12/20Dr. Amit Garg awarded Young Investigator Award
Dr. Amit Garg honoured as leader in the fight against kidney disease
172016/11/16Lawson ranks in top ten
Hospital-based research in London, Ontario among the top institutes in the country
182016/11/04New testing method
New testing method for more effective diagnosis of genetically-based high cholesterol
192016/11/03Lawson researchers celebrated at Vanguard Awards
Celebrating the success of leaders in innovation and commercialization
202016/10/28Researchers shine light on skin cancer treatment
Novel technique more precisely defines extent of skin cancer
212016/08/31Coffee could adversely affect blood pressure
Coffee could be affecting diagnosis & treatment for high blood pressure
222016/08/15Identifying the spread of prostate cancer
A new study aims to better understand and identify the spread of prostate cancer.
232016/08/10Dr. Power soars at pitch competition
Dr. Power and team awarded Ernsting Entrepreneurship Award for 'My-Osto-Me' project
242016/07/27The importance of early intervention
Dr. Arlene MacDougall is studying the positive effects of mindfulness based interventions.
252016/07/08Unique needs of youth in mental health treatment
Research identifies unique needs of youth in the mental health treatment process
262016/06/28Junk food exposure and children
Tracking the effects of junk food exposure on children's nutrition
272016/05/24Lawson celebrates Clinical Trials Day
On May 20, Lawson celebrated International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD)
282016/05/04Probiotics give new hope to premature babies
Many preterm babies are at risk of developing a serious bowel condition called necrotizing enterocolitis.
292016/04/22Impact Awards celebrates excellence and innovation
Lawson Health Research Institute hosted its annual Lawson Impact Awards on April 13
302016/04/06LHRD showcases ground-braking research in health
Congratulations to the 2016 winners
312016/03/04Dr. Jain receives funding for in-home dialysis
$1.5 million awarded to improve patient experience of in-home dialysis
322016/02/23London Health Research Day 2016
Learn about health research being conducted across the city of London.
332016/02/22Advocating for global stroke and dementia strategy
Researchers showed decline in incidence of dementia at population level
342016/02/02Dr. Leong's Star Continues to Rise
Dr. Hon Leong awarded as a Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) Rising Star.
352015/11/10Test predicts patient's response to chemotherapy
Simple test may predict response to chemotherapy in lung cancer patients
362015/11/05Lawson Makes Top Ten for Hospital-Based Research
Lawson Health Research Institute ranked eighth in the country
372015/10/05A better treatment of Parkinson's
Motion capture technology used to improve lives of Parkinson's patients
382015/09/22Making Canada a leader in health care, again
Lawson hosts Café Scientifique on Making Canada a leader in health care, again.
392015/08/26Moving toward better treatment of Parkinson's
Motion capture technology could help patients with Parkinson's
402015/08/21Dr. Allan receives breast cancer research funding
Dr. Alison Allan has receives $449,652 to research why breast cancer commonly spreads to the lung
412015/08/19Making Canada a leader in health care, again
You're invited to the next Café Scientifque: Making Canada a leader in health care, again.
422015/07/29New research uncovers important molecule
Molecule plays a pivotal role in making ovarian cancer cells so lethal
432015/06/25Early intervention program confirmed effective
442015/06/23Researchers identify new stem cell population
452015/05/27Second annual Lawson Impact Awards
Lawson Health Research Institute hosted the second annual Lawson Impact Awards on May 21.
462015/04/28Leading the way in personalized medicine
Presentation on made to measure medicine
472015/04/15The best in health research
London Health Research Day
482015/03/12Hemodialysis trail blazer
Dr. Robert McGregor Lindsay recognized
492015/02/20New therapy benefits stroke patients
502015/01/15"Safety Net" benefits mental health clients
Lawson announces province-wide impact of innovative model
512015/01/12A heart-to-heart for Children's Health
One out of every 100 babies born in Canada suffers from a heart problem
522014/12/23Leading Kidney Clinician Scientist joins Lawson
Dr. Chris McIntyre to advance his research in life-sustaining kidney treatment called hemodialysis
532014/10/31London makes top ten for hospital-based research
Lawson Health Research Institute ranked eighth
542014/10/22Lawson researcher wins ASMB Junior Investigator
Presented to Sean Gill, PhD
552014/09/22Ontario Tumour Bank turns 10
Helping further cancer research
562014/07/24Lawson licenses sepsis therapeutic
A new Canadian-Chinese partnership
572014/06/18Differences in brain during pain application
A study by researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute
582014/06/04Better health outcomes for patients
Report highlights the positive impact Nurse Practitioners
592014/05/22Café Scientifique brings science to the community
Improving health in London, across Canada, and around the world.
602014/05/09Lawson Impact Awards celebrate research excellence
Scientists, staff, trainees and partners making an impact
612014/04/24Elementary students inspired by visit
Students from Chippewa Public School visit Victoria Research Labs
622014/04/14Concussion injury in youth
Research provides new insight into rural versus urban causes of childhood concussion
632014/04/07Non-surgical treatment for lower back pain
Lawson recruiting patients for clinical trial
642014/03/18Decoding the elements for a cure
Treating patients based on their DNA
652014/01/20Personlized medicine at LHSC recognized
Dr. Kim awarded with Best Innovation in Evidence-Based Care
662013/12/04London Researcher answers call to service
Dr. Kao named the first Chair in Military Critical Care Research
672013/11/14Surgical safety unaffected by sleep deprivation
New research by Lawson and ICES Western
682013/11/07Dr. Patrick Corrigan visits London
Lessons learned and hopes for the future of mental health care
692013/10/30Movember Canada teams up with London researchers
Supporting men's mental health during retirement
702013/09/12From bench-top to bedside
How research begun 20 years ago is transforming patient care today
712013/09/09Transitional Discharge Model
Seamless support for the transition from hospital to community
722013/08/16Imaging in Mental Health
Identifying bipolarity through MRI's proves successful in initial results
732013/08/13HPV-Related Tonsillar Cancer on the rise in Canada
Lawson research shows first direct evidence
742013/08/07Lessening the danger of statin drugs
Personalized DNA tests identify patients at risk for side effects
752013/07/25Pairing brain tumour treatments
Research from Lawson's Dr. Barbara Fisher
762013/07/23How does RB protein work to prevent cancer?
Interview with cancer researcher Dr. Fred Dick
772013/06/25ICES Western launches in London
Partnership to advance research and patient care
782013/06/17Commercializing new tremor treatment
Jack Lee awarded an OCE-OBI Entrepreneurship Fellowship
792013/05/28Walkerton Health Study
Important discoveries in the wake of a water disaster
802013/06/05Youth Matters in London project
812013/04/24World first treatment of localized prostate cancer
Procedure performed at LHSC and facilitated by Lawson research
822013/04/12Lawson launches transitional discharge model
New Ontario-wide approach for discharging mental health patients
832013/04/18Freezing out breast cancer treatment
Effects reduced by up to 30% by low-Vitamin D season
842013/02/04First chair in military care research in Canada
Captain (Navy) Dr. Raymond Kao recipient of first Chair
852013/01/28Researcher recognized for prostate cancer research
Dr. Leong one of PCC's Rising Stars
862013/01/08CBC News highlights personalized medicine
Groundbreaking research taking place at LHSC
872012/11/26Grapefruit-medication interactions increasing
Review helps clinicians better understand the effects
882012/11/20New study on Walkerton E.coli patients
Findings show no increase in risk of heart disease
892012/11/13LHSC patients benefit from groundbreaking research
BBC documents several vegetative and minimally-conscious patients
902012/10/15Announcing the Mental Health Engagement Network
Launched by Lawson, TELUS Health and Canada Infoway
912012/10/25Lawson innovation moving into Ontario hospitals
Project translates research into better care for patients
922012/09/13"SMART" use of technology
Smart phones improve mental health care
932012/09/25Study shows anaesthetic-related deaths reduced
942012/08/15Breast cancer cells may have discerning tastes
New research hopes to uncover why they spread to particular organs
952012/08/01Understanding mobility becomes a "virtual" reality
The impact of technology on patients with Parkinson's disease
962012/07/23The Federal Minister of Health Visits Lawson
Tours research labs at Victoria Hospital
972012/07/13World first trial announced
Lawson study to compare robotic surgery to radiation
982012/07/05Translational Breast Cancer Research Lab
Take a video tour!
992012/06/25Acute kidney injury after major elective surgery
Study shows more common than ever before
1002012/06/21Novel mechanism involved in key immune response
Discovery by team of researchers at Lawson and Western
1012012/06/04Patients unfit to drive not always reported
Research shows physicians unclear on reporting requirements
1022012/05/17Research grant for global health and development
1032012/05/16Dr. Osuch receives one of first-ever Pfizer awards
1042012/05/03Genetic pathway impacting cancer cells discovered
Lawson research provides new insight into disease pathology
1052012/05/02Fish oil capsule may give kidney-related benefits
1062012/04/25London leads in transplantation excellence
Canadian Conference recognizes top research from Lawson and LHSC
1072012/04/25Lawson researchers explore food and disease
1082012/04/23JDRF launches care transition trial
Aims to optimize transition for adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes
1092012/04/17Cholesterol medication may impact kidney health
1102012/04/05Supporting youth with mood and anxiety disorders
1112012/04/02Researchers lead new cancer treatment study
1122012/04/02Lawson researcher expands his field of research
1132012/04/02No increased risk of heart disease for donors
1142012/04/02Lawson joins mulit-site diabetes research trial

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