Lawson Impact Awards

Celebrating the accomplishments of our scientists, staff, trainees and partners

Off­site - 

On April 11, in a full room at the London Convention Centre, almost 350 guests celebrated the sixth annual Lawson Impact Awards. The event honours research that is making a difference both locally and globally, and recognizes the remarkable accomplishments of Lawson scientists, staff, trainees and partners.

Dr. Elizabeth Osuch and Kirstie Leedham

Dr. Elizabeth Osuch and former FEMAP patient Kirstie Leedham

Three new studies highlight benefits of program for mood and anxiety disorders

Off­site - 

For years, Kirstie Leedham stayed away from doctors and counselors trying to cope with her mental health on her own. At 23 years old, she realized she needed to reach out. She says her mood was terrible and that she struggled to deal with small day-to-day issues. 

Heart rate monitor

A new study led by Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute

A new study led by Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute has found that most patients entering hospital intensive care units (ICU) for non-brain-related injuries or ailments also suffer from some level of related cognitive dysfunction that currently goes undetected in most cases. 

The findings were published today in the influential scientific journal, PLOS One.  

Pages