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Leaders in Innovation 2016

Lung imaging research is giving new hope to patients silently suffering from chronic lung disease, including asthma and COPD. Robarts Research Institute is celebrating innovations and scientific excellence in this area, one that touches many members of the community. Mark your calendars for Thursday, November 10 and join us for the 2016 Public Forum and Leaders in Innovation Dinner. [Read more]

Q&A with Marlys Koschinsky, PhD
Marlys L. Koschinsky, PhD

Marlys Koschinsky, PhD, Robarts' new Scientific and Executive Director, sat down with us to talk about her first few months at Robarts, a shared vision for the Institute and how she is settling in personally and professionally. [Read more]

Advocating for cutting-edge concussion research
Eric Lindros and Arthur Brown, PhD

Eric Lindros, former NHLer and See the Line Honorary Chair, stopped by Robarts to get an update on the Institute's cutting-edge concussion research. He spent the morning touring Robarts and getting an inside look at work being done in the labs and imaging facility. [Read more]

Collaborating to further advance new technologies
Tim Bussey, PhD, and Lisa Saksida, PhD

Internationally-renowned cognitive neuroscientists Tim Bussey, PhD, and Lisa Saksida, PhD, joined the team at Robarts. Their work focuses on studying learning, memory, attention and problem-solving to better understand degenerative diseases. [Read more]

Sensing motion through touch
Andrew Pruszynski, PhD

Andrew Pruszynski, PhD, was named a Canada Research Chair in Sensorimotor Neuroscience earlier this year. His recent work looks at the role of touch during object manipulation. [Read more]

Gene Researcher for a Week
Gene Research for a Week

Robarts opened its doors to two young aspiring scientists this March. The high school students spent the week in Dr. Robert Hegele's lab as part of the Gene Researcher for a Week program. The opportunity to positively influence interest in science is why his lab has been involved with the program for the past 15 years. [Read more]

Ending stigma through research
Wataru Inoue, PhD

Wataru Inoue, PhD, received a New Investigator Fellowship from the Ontario Mental Health Foundation. His research studies the effects of stress on the functioning brain, and may help diagnose, treat and prevent clinical depression in the future. [Read more]


Game-changing concussion research

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Natasha’s athletic career has been sidelined by the impact of repeat concussions. A unique research study at Robarts Research Institute will help athletes and their coaches better understand the signs and symptoms of concussions – especially as they reoccur.

Trainee Profile

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As a graduate student and athlete, Sara Matovic knows a thing or two about stress. It’s also the focus of her research - she is studying the effects of chronic stress on the brain and behaviour. [Read more]


Robarts in the News

Concussion research at Robarts - New York Daily News

The race to find 'biomarkers' that can predict dementia - The Toronto Star

Robarts poised for core growth - The London Free Press

Carotid artery surgery: Could it give you a stroke? - Reader's Digest


Upcoming Events

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The fourth annual See the Line returns with world-class medical experts and an engaging panel discussion. Join us on August 10. [Read more]

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