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A new picture of chronic lung disease

Grace Parraga, PhD, and her team at Robarts are developing an innovative imaging technique to change the way chronic lung diseases are understood and treated. [Read more]

Henry Barnett, Robarts founder and philanthropist, dies at 94
Dr. Henry Barnett

Famed medical researcher Dr. Henry Barnett, co-founder of the Robarts Research Institute, who served as its first scientific director, died on October 20, 2016. [Read more]

End the Silent Suffering: New Hope for Patients with Asthma and COPD - Register today
Public Forum 2016

Join us for the free 2016 Public Forum and learn about advances in chronic lung disease from leading international physicians and researchers in lay terms. Register by November 7. [Read more]

Robarts Then and Now: Celebrating 30 years of innovative research
Celebrating 30 years

In recognition of this special milestone, three prominent Robarts scientists highlight research advancements in their fields and reflect on their own careers at the Institute. [Read more]

Eye on the future
Ting-Yim Lee

At the age of 65, with a 28-year ground-breaking, life-saving imaging research program in his rear view, Ting-Yim Lee is looking to the future. [Read more]

Six questions with Marlys Koschinsky, PhD
Marlys L. Koschinsky, PhD

Marlys Koschinsky, PhD, sat down with us to reflect on her first year at Robarts. She reveals what she's learned about the Institute, shares the latest developments with her research, and discusses what's next for community engagement. [Read more]

Taking up the challenge
NHLPA Concussion Research Challenge

Former NHL great and 2016 Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Eric Lindros, along with internationally renowned researcher Arthur Brown, are inspiring a team of investors to take up the NHLPA challenge in support of concussion research. [Read more]

Searching for the soul of science
Philosophy of Science Café

Two Robarts research associates organized the Philosophy of Science Café this past summer to share their passion for philosophy with scientists, philosophers and graduate trainees. [Read more]


Advancing lung disease research at Robarts

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Merv's life as a contractor changed eight years ago, when he was diagnosed with severe asthma. Unique research at Robarts Research Institute is changing the way chronic lung diseases, like asthma and COPD, are identified, diagnosed and treated.

Trainee Profile

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As a graduate student, Jacqueline Dron enjoys the challenge of studying complex genetic interactions as a member of the Hegele lab at Robarts, as well as sharing her passion for genetic research with kids in the community. [Read more]


Robarts in the News

Western receives largest research grant in its history - The London Free Press

Another step forward towards the understanding of epilepsy - Radio Canada International

Featured profile on Marlys Koschinsky - Business London Magazine

See the Line - CTV London

Tech treatment: Dr. Robert Hegele contributes to - CTV London

Dr. Geoff Pickering re-appointed Barnett-Ivey Heart & Stroke Chair

Researchers awarded millions in CIHR funding


Upcoming Events

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Take a look behind the scenes at Robarts Research Institute with the Discover Robarts Community Presentation Series. The 2017 series will feature tours of laboratory spaces. [Read more]

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