Schulich Robarts
2014 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine recipients

As renowned neuroscientists and leading Alzheimer’s researchers, Drs. Virginia M.-Y. Lee and John Q Trojanowski are on the front lines of a battle with one of the biggest global threats of the 21st century. They are the 2014 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine recipients and will be featured at a public forum, scientific symposium and Leaders in Innovation Dinner on November 20. [Read more]

Scientists lead national research project on aging
Rob Bartha and Jane Rylett, Robarts Research Institute

Jane Rylett, PhD, and Robert Bartha, PhD, are leading the charge as part of the Canadian Consortium on Aging, a collaborative research program focused on tackling neurodegenerative illnesses. [Read more]

Taking a closer look at disease with new imaging method
Paula Foster, PhD, Robarts Research Institute

Paula Foster, PhD, is working on a new imaging technique to track stem cells used for tissue repair and regeneration, as well as cancer treatment. Her lab is the only one using this technology in Canada. [Read more]

Temerty Foundation gift offers hope to millions living with dementia
Jim and Louise Temerty, the Temerty Family Foundation

Canadian philanthropists Jim and Louise Temerty are supporting advances in the prevention, detection and treatment of neurodegenerative disease with a $5 million gift. [Read more]

Leaders in Innovation Dinner - London’s premier research event
Leaders in Innovation Dinner

Join us November 20 as we celebrate innovations in neurological disorders research. Featuring special guest and Alzheimer's advocate Victor Garber. Purchase your tickets by November 11. [Read more]

Welcome to Tracey Rutledge
Tracey Rutledge, Executive Director, Alumni Relations and Development

As the new Executive Director for Alumni Relations and Development, Tracey will focus on fundraising goals and strengthening personal outreach to alumni, donors and community partners. [Read more]


Dr. Michael J. Strong, Dean, takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

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Dr. Michael J. Strong, dean, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, took the Ice Bucket Challenge in August, as part of the popular international campaign for the ALS Association. The Association received more than $100 million to support ALS research.


Upcoming Events

Leaders in Innovation Dinner
November 20, 2014

Neurological Disorders Public Forum
November 20, 2014

Global Impact

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Dr. Robert Hegele is applying state-of-the-art genomic methods to help diagnose and treat clinical patients with vascular disease. [Read more]


Robarts in the News

Study traces risk factors for heart disease in women - CTV News

Using big data to fight dementia and Alzheimer’s - The Globe and Mail

Western University scientists find longer heart monitoring could reduce stroke risk - The London Free Press


Giving News

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Robarts Research Institute scientists Marco Prado, PhD, and Robert Bartha, PhD, have received funding from the Weston Brain Institute, Canada's largest privately funded national initiative aimed at accelerating breakthrough discoveries for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders. [Read more]

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