Dr. Chris Bailey is working to determine the best surgical technique for patients with lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis. A debilitating spinal defect, spondylolisthesis is the most common reason for spinal surgery in older adults. While spinal fusion is the surgery used to treat spondylolisthesis, there are two popular surgical techniques that differ in associated benefits, risks and costs.
From falls prevention to depression therapies, scientists at Lawson Health Research Institute are conducting important mental health studies. Held on Thursday, September 15, the 17th Annual Mental Health Research Half Day at the Parkwood Institute Mental Health Program was a chance to share and celebrate this research.
From crafting a global definition of probiotics to developing novel therapies used by millions, Dr. Gregor Reid has significantly advanced our knowledge of how beneficial microbes, especially bacteria, contribute to health. Recognizing his role as a world leader in probiotics research, Dr. Reid has now been elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada.