Dr. Swati Mehta

Dr. Swati Mehta and a collaborative research team are developing internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) that meets the needs of persons with neurological conditions.

Researchers developing internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for persons with neurological conditions

St. Joseph’s: Parkwood Institute - 

With an aging population, neurological conditions like stroke, brain injury and multiple sclerosis (MS) are on the rise in Canada. Those living with neurological conditions face many long-term challenges that can affect both their physical and cognitive functioning. They are also at an increased risk for mental health challenges such as depression and anxiety.

Dr. Justin Hicks

Dr. Justin Hicks, Lawson Imaging Scientist

Researchers aim to develop imaging tracer to study protein that may cause Parkinson’s disease

St. Joseph's Hospital - 

An estimated 55,000 Canadians are living with Parkinson’s disease. While researchers are advancing therapies to treat symptoms, such as tremors, there is currently no method to stop progression.

To begin addressing this problem, a team of scientists at Lawson Health Research Institute is developing an imaging tracer. 

Researchers aim to improve how asthma in young children is treated

Children's Health Research Institute - 

A Canada-wide multicentre study of paediatric asthma is investigating whether adding high-dose Vitamin D to the standard treatment with an inhaled corticosteroid can reduce the severity of asthma flare-ups triggered by respiratory infections in preschool aged children.