Dr. Arlene MacDougall accepting the plaque from OTF and area MPPs

Local MPPs Peggy Sattler (London West) and Terence Kernaghan (London North Centre), with OTF Grant Review Team member Chris Harding presented a congratulatory plaque to MINDS Director Dr. Arlene MacDougall. 

Ontario Trillium Foundation awards $75,000 grant to Mental Health INcubator for Disruptive Solutions (MINDS) of London-Middlesex.

On Friday, November 23, 2018, the Mental Health INcubator for Disruptive Solutions (MINDS) of London-Middlesex welcomed community members and stakeholders at Innovation Works for an update on the work of the MINDS team and announced the generous contributions of the Ontario Trillium Foundation. 

Drs. Michael Silverman, Sharon Koivu and Laura Rodger

From left: Drs. Michael Silverman, Sharon Koivu and Laura Rodger

London researchers show importance of cardiac surgery and addictions counselling

Cases of endocarditis – infection of the heart valves – have risen dramatically in recent years as a result of the opioid crisis. In London, Ontario 55 per cent of people who experience heart valve infections are injection drug users. They are particularly vulnerable to the disease and a third die as a result. 

Researcher with patient wearing a smart tech decive

Effective treatment can now be offered to individuals who suffer from tremor by isolating muscle movement and delivering the correct dose. The TremorTek system was developed by Dr. Mandar Jog. 

Lawson Health Research Institute is ranked eighth in the country according to the 2018 edition of “Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals List” by Re$earch Infosource. 

Lawson Health Research Institute is ranked eighth in the country according to the 2018 edition of “Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals List” by Re$earch Infosource. This strong position has been maintained by Lawson for the past five years and also keeps the institute within the top five institutions in Ontario.  

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