Lawson Canada 150 Promotion

Lawson has launched a Canada 150 website (www.lawsonresearch.ca/canada150) to celebrate our past, our present and to look forward to how Lawson research can shape the future of health care.

Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation is an opportunity to celebrate the impact of health research over the last 150 years. In recognition, Lawson has launched a Canada 150 website (www.lawsonresearch.ca/canada150) to celebrate our past, our present and to look forward to how Lawson research can shape the future of health care.

Research patient walking on gait carpet

Lawson researchers are the first in the world testing a triple intervention aimed at treating mild cognitive impairment and delaying the onset of dementia. The clinical trial is one of the research stories featured in St. Joseph’s 2016-2017 Annual Report.

Studies being conducted by Lawson researchers at St. Joseph’s are featured in the 2016-2017 Annual Report.

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St. Joseph’s Health Care London’s 2016-2017 Annual Report features stories of care, recovery, discovery, teaching and resiliency – of care teams, patients, residents, and their families.

Included in the 2016-2017 Annual Report are the following research stories:

Drs. Stewart Gaede and Gerald Wisenberg

Dr. Stewart Gaede (left) and Dr. Gerald Wisenberg (right) are recipients of Lawson’s 2017 Strategic Research Fund (SRF). 

Is radiation therapy causing cardiovascular disease in breast cancer survivors?

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Announced at the 2017 Lawson Impact Awards, Drs. Stewart Gaede and Gerald Wisenberg were recipients of Lawson’s annual Strategic Research Fund (SRF) competition. With their project, “Assessing acute cardiac inflammation after left-sided breast cancer radiotherapy with hybrid PET/MRI,” the Lawson researchers will explore the cardiovascular effects of radiation therapy for left-sided breast cancer.

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