Dr. Jason Gilliland with one of the GPS loggers used in this study

Recently featured in the inside LHSC magazine: From walking to school to visiting the playground, children interact with their neighbourhoods every day. Dr. Jason Gilliland is a leader in the study of how physical environments influence children’s health. This includes the study of how children’s surroundings affect their nutrition.

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From walking to school to visiting the playground, children interact with their neighbourhoods every day. Lawson Health Research Institute’s Dr. Jason Gilliland is a leader in the study of how physical environments influence children’s health. This includes the study of how children’s surroundings affect their nutrition.

Read the full story on the inside LHSC website.

Lawson ranks in top ten of Canada's research hospitals

Hospital-based research in London, Ontario among top institutes in the country

Lawson Administration Office - 

Lawson Health Research Institute is ranked eighth in the country according to the 2016 edition of “Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals List” by Research Infosource. This strong position has been maintained by Lawson for the past three years. 

Dr. David Hill, Lawson Scientific Director, is pleased with the results.

Test tubes with blood samples

London scientists have developed a new blood test that identifies with greater than 90 per cent certainty whether or not an adolescent athlete has suffered a concussion.

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Scientists from Children’s Health Research Institute, a program of Lawson Health Research Institute, and Western University have developed a new blood test that identifies with greater than 90 per cent certainty whether or not an adolescent athlete has suffered a concussion.

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