Discover - November 2014


Among the 10 most cited neuroscientists in the world, Drs. Virginia M.-Y. Lee and John Q. Trojanowski are a collaborative force to be reckoned with. Together, this dynamic duo has solved the signature pathologies of four neurological diseases. And as both lab and life partners for more than 30 years, they appear to be each other’s secrets to success. They are the 2014 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine recipients. Read More

Career calling
Trevor Szekeres, MRI Technologist, has the ideal health care career. Working with leading imaging researchers, he’s at the forefront of MRI protocol development. Part of his job also involves patient interaction. It’s a well-rounded position he couldn’t find anywhere else. Read More

Taking a closer look at disease
Paula Foster, PhD, and her lab are one-of-a-kind in Canada. Using unique cell-tracking techniques to examine pre-disease cells, her imaging work is gaining profile for its many potential clinical applications. Read More

David Holdsworth leads Western’s new Research Cluster
The Western Cluster of Research in Musculoskeletal Health is a collaborative team of 70 researchers from across the University that will drive high-impact, interdisciplinary work. Read More

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J. Allyn Taylor Symposium: The Molecular Basis of Neurological Disorders
Don’t forget to join us at the J. Allyn Taylor Symposium on November 20 for an investigative look at neurological disorders. The Symposium consists of three moderated sessions, highlighting the translational approach to research in this area. Read the full agenda
Join us for World AIDS Day
To mark World AIDS Day on December 1st, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry is hosting a panel discussion with our leading experts in HIV/AIDS research. Join us to learn more about the global epidemic and the groundbreaking work being done at the School to try to stop it. Read More
Celebrate the season at Robarts
Celebrate the season with the Robarts Holiday Floor Crawl and Door Decorating Contest. Join us as we crawl from floor to floor with great food and holiday cheer! Prizes will be awarded for the best decorations. Read More
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Congratulations to Amy Burke and Sanjiv Chhoker, PhD Candidates. Read More

Check out photos of Robarts getting into the spooky spirit at the Halloween Party.
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Discover how to fund your entrepreneurial ideas through OneStart 2015, a biotech accelerator. Read More

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