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. 

Dr. Butter and Jacob Davidson

Above: Dr. Andreana Bütter, Lawson Associate Scientist and Paediatric Surgeon at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), and Jacob Davidson, Lawson Research Coordinator.

Through collaboration across North America, medical researchers are uniting to improve outcomes for children with sarcoma.

Children's Health Research Institute - 

Sarcomas are rare types of cancer that form in the connective tissue of the human body. Osteosarcoma is well known as the type of cancer diagnosed in Terry Fox, but there are many types of sarcoma and they are most common in children and young adults.

Chest x-ray

Ontario youth nearly avoided the need for a double lung transplant

London Health Sciences Centre - 

A team of authors from Lawson Health Research Institute and University Health Network (UHN) have released details on Canada’s first published case of suspected vaping-related lung injury. Published today in CMAJ, the case study may be the first to describe a new type of injury from vaping products.