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Study creates room on transplant list by curing patients of hepatitis C

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A clinical study at University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is assessing patients who have advanced liver disease from hepatitis C (HCV). Although all these patients were identified as candidates for liver transplantation, early findings show that up to 33% of these patients can be removed from the transplant waiting list.

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Dr. Shepherd is helping to lead the 8th Biennial Canadian Conference on Ovarian Cancer Research (CCOCR)

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An estimated 2,800 Canadian women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year. As the most serious of women’s cancers, researchers from across the nation work to further understand this disease and improve treatments.

Drs. Sean Gill and Alp Sener are using state-of-the-art imaging technology to determine the future function of discarded kidneys.

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Lawson’s annual Strategic Research Fund (SRF) was established to fund research projects aligned with Lawson’s strategic research goals as outlined in our 2014-2018 Strategic Plan.  For the 2015-2016 competition, projects were to focus primarily on “inflammation.” 

Winning Project: Imaging inflammation to Predict Kidney Function Prior to Transplantation