Dr. Derek Cool

Dr. Derek Cool, Lawson Associate Scientist, is leading a study to test the safety and efficacy of the PUMA-G System

PUMA-G System could improve patient safety and reduce cost of health services

LHSC: Victoria Hospital - 

A team of clinician researchers from Lawson Health Research Institute have partnered with medical device company CoapTech LLC to study a new method of feeding tube insertion. The study is assessing the safety and efficacy of a new device called the PUMA-G System with 25 patients at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC). The new method may offer improved patient safety while providing cost savings to the health care system.

Hospital and academic leaders from London pose with member of Siemens Healthineers

From left: Dr. Gillian Kernaghan, St. Joseph’s President and CEO; David Pacitti, President and Head of the Americas for Siemens Healthineers; Dr. Paul Woods, LHSC President and CEO; Dr. Narinder Paul, Chair/Chief of the Department of Medical Imaging at LHSC, St. Joseph’s and Schulich Medicine & Dentistry; and, Dr. Alan Shepard, Western President & Vice-Chancellor. 

LHSC: University Hospital - 

Continuing to build on the established excellence in medical imaging, London’s academic teaching hospitals, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), and St.

Guests at the open house talk with Lawson researcher

Parkwood Institute Research hosts public open house

St. Joseph’s: Parkwood Institute - 

Community members, patients and families, and those working in the health field attended a special open house on November 28 by research groups at Lawson Health Research Institute. Together, they celebrated the holiday spirit and the gift of hope that is made possible through hospital-based research.