Benjamin Wilk

New method of administering PET/MRI contrast agents could allow researchers to improve our knowledge of microvascular obstructions, a cause of heart failure that is difficult to image

St. Joseph's Health Care London - 

After suffering a heart attack, some patients develop a microvascular obstruction, an area of the injured heart with extremely poor blood flow. These patients are at an increased risk of developing heart failure in the future.

Dr. Gregor Reid presenting at the symposium

Dr. Gregor Reid, Lawson scientist, professor at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and lead organizer of the symposium

Talks highlighted the potential for microbes to improve global health and included a view of life in developing countries

The past decade has featured rapid acceleration in the study of microbes and how they influence human and planetary health. This includes the study of probiotics and their diverse benefits.

On Friday, May 4, Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson) and Western University hosted a free public symposium on health through food and microbes.

Attendees visiting posters at the Parkwood Institute Research Half Day

Innovative research shared through interactive workshops and poster presentations

St. Joseph’s: Parkwood Institute - 

More than 100 researchers, staff and trainees attended the third annual Parkwood Institute Research (PIR) Spring Update Half Day on April 27, 2018 to share their innovative research and learn about work from across PIR through interactive workshops and poster presentations.