Discover August 2014

Dr. Michael J. Strong, dean, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, took the Ice Bucket Challenge with his lab team at Robarts Research Institute this month to raise awareness for ALS research. The popular campaign has helped raise $5.7 million for the ALS Association. Watch Dr. Strong and his team take the icy challenge.

 

Leaders in Innovation speaker announced

Alzheimer's disease advocate and actor Victor Garber will speak at this year's Leaders in Innovation Dinner on November 20. Read More

 

 

A view inside the brain
Terry Peters, PhD, recently received Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) funding for his work in using image processing to identify abnormal brain tissue in patients with epilepsy. Read More

 

 

Alzheimer's researchers win Taylor Prize
This year’s J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine recipients are tirelessly working to find ways to understand and treat Alzheimer’s disease. Read More

 

 

Researcher gives back to the community
It’s rare to find a dedicated medical researcher who devotes so much of her time to the community, but Caroline O’Neil manages to pull it off. Read More
 

 

PUBLICATIONS

Three-Dimensional Carotid Ultrasound Plaque Texture Predicts Vascular Events.

van Engelen A, Wannarong T, Parraga G, Niessen WJ, Fenster A, Spence JD, de Bruijne M.

MegaTevs: single-chain dual nucleases for efficient gene disruption.
Wolfs JM, DaSilva M, Meister SE, Wang X, Schild-Poulter C, Edgell DR.

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EVENTS

New Faculty Lecture Series

September 12 | 12:00 p.m.

 

Taylor Symposium
November 20 | 8:30 a.m.

 

Leaders in Innovation Dinner

November 20 | 5:30 p.m.

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In the news: Dr. Feldman IDs genetic heart disease risk factor
CTV National news reports on how Robarts researchers have uncovered a genetic clue that could help doctors find ways to prevent heart disease for women. Watch the video here.

Robarts-tested medical device wins international design award
The Aerobika Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure (OPEP) Therapy System, developed by Trudell Medical Group and clinically tested at Robarts Research Institute, earned Gold at the Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA). Read More

 

See the Line a huge success
Thank you to everyone who attended this year's See the Line, a symposium dedicated to educating the community on current concussion research. Robarts scientist Ravi Menon, PhD, spoke on concussion severity and long-term impairment. Read More

 

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