Recent News

Mini-Stroke Found to Precede 1 in 8 Strokes

September 28, 2009 - One out of every eight strokes is preceded by a “warning stroke,” which is a transient ischemic attack (... Read More

Million dollar boost to Alzheimer’s and stroke research

September 3, 2009 - The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has announced a grant totaling more than a million dollars for... Read More

A Celebration of Science

November 4, 2009 - Save the date for the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine Symposium and Annual Celebration of Science dinn... Read More

7T Research Begins

August 24, 2009 - The 7 Tesla (7T) functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging system – the most powerful of it... Read More

Don't Make Me Yawn

August 23, 2009 - How many times has it happened to you? You see someone yawn and next thing you know you're doing it, too. Now, apparent... Read More

Cregan Receives Ontario Early Researcher Award

August 19, 2009 - Robarts scientist Sean Cregan, PhD, is the recipient of an Early Researcher Award ($140,000) from the Government of Ont... Read More

Robarts Announces 2009 J. Allyn Taylor Prize

August 13, 2009 - First awarded in 1985 to Dr. Jean F. Borel for his discovery that cyclosporin can prevent and treat organ rejection in... Read More

Study finds citrus flavonoid prevents obesity

July 13, 2009 - A flavonoid derived from citrus fruit has shown tremendous promise for preventing weight gain and other signs of metaboli... Read More

Robarts on Twitter and YouTube

July 2, 2009 - Robarts is now on Twitter, a free social networking service allowing people and organizations to stay connected through... Read More

Dash for Diabetes supports Robarts

July 4, 2009 - Dash for Diabetes is an annual walk/run taking place in cities throughout Ontario, organized by a group of volunteers dedi... Read More