Dr. Mamadou Diop

Dr. Mamadou Diop

A method using an optical technique could reduce the risk of further joint damage in patients for whom drugs are ineffective

St. Joseph's Hospital - 

A research team led by Lawson scientist Dr. Mamadou Diop has been awarded a Lawson Internal Research Fund to investigate whether a previously developed optical technique that can detect arthritis within one week of onset could also be used to provide early assessment of treatment response for rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

Dr. Alan Getgood performing surgery

Credit: Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Clinical trial will compare pain and function of patients treated with NeoCart® implant to those treated with microfracture, the current standard-of-care 

Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic - 

Dr. Alan Getgood and his team at Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute are the first in Canada to participate in an investigative trial to determine the safety and efficacy of using a patient’s own cartilage cells to repair knee cartilage injuries.

Dr. Jacob McGee

Credit: Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Less than seven per cent of Ontario women with the most common type of ovarian cancer were seen for genetics consultation within two years of diagnosis

LHSC: Victoria Hospital - 

Less than seven per cent of Ontario women with the most common type of ovarian cancer were seen for genetics consultation within two years of diagnosis, despite its high potential for life-saving benefits, a new cohort study has shown.

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