Discover - Robarts Research Institute Newsletter

A storied past leads to a bright future - with PhD Candidate Ali TavallaeiGrowing up in war-torn Iran with helicopters crashing outside of his front door and bullets scattering his play areas, PhD student Ali Tavallaei learned at a very young age never to take anything for granted. . . Read More


Welcome to Discover

Welcome to Discover, Robarts Research Institute's monthly e-newsletter for faculty, staff and students. The newsletter has been created to share news and information . . . Read More



Starting something BIG in London

The Brain Injury Group (BIG) London includes over two dozen professionals studying everything from the biomechanics of why concussions occur to how to prevent them. . . Read More



Front and centre
PhD student Sarah Svenningsen’s work was featured on this month’s cover of the journal, Thorax. . . . Read More



Staying on the cutting edge
$7 million dollars in upgrades to Robarts' 3T and 7T MRIs will ensure that it continues to be on the cutting edge of imaging technology. . . Read More



Dr. Robert Hegele
Severe Hypertriglyceridemia With Pancreatitis: Thirteen Years' Treatment With Lomitapide.
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Dr. Terry Peters, Joseph Gati
In vivo normative atlas of the hippocampal subfields using multi-echo susceptibility imaging at 7 Tesla.
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Dr. Aaron Fenster
A 3D ultrasound scanning system for image guided liver interventions.
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Dr. Michael Poulter
Gain control of γ frequency activation by a novel feed forward disinhibitory loop: implications for normal and epileptic neural activity.
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Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Operations Town Hall
January 24 | 12:00 p.m.


Molecular Medicine seminar with Dr. Sergio Grenstein
February 4th | 12:30 p.m.

Molecular Medicine seminar with Dr. David Andrews
February 11th | 12:30 p.m.

Robarts Seminar
with Dr. Wataru Inoue
February 20th | 1:00 p.m.


Dean's Town Hall
February 26 | 12:00 p.m.

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Dr. Susan Meakin
Tel Aviv, Israel
Dr. Meakin recently returned from a visit with her scientific colleagues at the Weizmann Institute and shares some great images of the desert covered in snow!
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CIHR Reform Transition Planning Workshop debrief
As a result of CIHR Open Suite reforms and subsequent transition period (2014-2016), all health researchers need to be aware of the options open to them in terms of CIHR funding over the next few years.  Read More

Celebration of Excellence nominations now open
Nominate your colleagues and peers. Celebrate the strength of our people and help to recognize and encourage the ongoing development of the outstanding talent found at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. Nominate an outstanding faculty or staff member for any one of the many Awards of Excellence. Click here for nomination forms and more information

Celebrating our commitment to the community
This year we have been celebrating Schulich Medicine & Dentistry’s commitment to the community. Faculty, staff and students from across the School have been sharing inspiring stories of their tremendous efforts to support and enrich communities around the world. Send your story to

Call for Judges - London Health Research Day
Help the future generation of researchers become better presenters. Join us as a judge for the poster and/or platform presentations at London Health Research Day on March 18, 2014.
Click here to register.


Click here for the latest news on awards, accolades and funding announcements.


Click here to relive all of the fun and excitment of the Robarts floor crawl with this photo slideshow.

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