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Marlys Koschinsky featured in Business London

September 14, 2016 - Marlys Koschinsky, PhD, sat down with Business London to talk about her first year as Scientific and Executive Direc... Read More

In the news: $66 million grant for brain research

September 12, 2016 - Western University's BrainsCAN initiative received a substantial $66 million investment from the Canada First Re... Read More

Shifting the culture around concussion

August 10, 2016 - It was the belief that she could shake it off and get back in the game that ended 17-year-old Rowan Stringer’s li... Read More

Dr. Geoff Pickering re-appointed Heart & Stroke Chair

July 25, 2016 - I am pleased to announce that Dr. Geoffrey Pickering has been re-appointed as the Barnett-Ivey Heart & Stroke Chair i... Read More

Video: See the Line - Rowan's Story

July 19, 2016 - In this powerful video Rowan Stringer's parents and Lisa MacLeod, MPP, share Rowan's story as they work together... Read More

Researchers awarded millions in CIHR funding

July 18, 2016 - Four Robarts researchers have been awarded Foundation Grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), tota... Read More

2016 Taylor Prize co-recipients announced

July 14, 2016 - Renowned asthma researchers awarded the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine Accordin... Read More

Chemical changes in the brain and Alzheimer's disease

June 22, 2016 - A new study from Robarts Research Institute is helping to explain why the long-term use of common anticholinergic drugs u... Read More

Researchers link stress and epilepsy

June 14, 2016 - For epilepsy patients, stress and anxiety can exacerbate their condition; increasing the frequency and severity of seizur... Read More

Jane Rylett named CIHR College of Reviewers Chair

June 10, 2016 - Congratulations to Jane Rylett, PhD, on her appointment as one of 15 Chairs of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research... Read More