Dr. Sarah Morrow, recognized for her recent publication

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At the 2019 Lawson Impact Awards on April 11, Dr. Sarah Morrow was awarded the Dr. Joseph Gilbert Research Contribution of the Year Award for her publication, “Effect of Treating Acute Optic Neuritis with Bioequivalent Oral vs. Intravenous Corticosteroids: A Randomized Clinical Trial,” in JAMA Neurology. This award recognizes scientists who have had a recent publication that describes a significant contribution to research, based on a single publication.

Study testing smart technologies to support people with severe mental illness 

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A first-of-its-kind research study by Lawson Health Research Institute is moving into the community and evaluating the use of smart technologies in the home for people with severe mental illness.  

After prototyping this approach within a hospital setting through St. Joseph’s Health Care London, the research team will be outfitting eight affordable housing units at Canadian Mental Health Association Middlesex and London and Middlesex Community Housing with smart home technology. 

prototype smart home

Soccer player kicking soccer ball

Multi-centre trial shows LET procedure can reduce risk of re-injury

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An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear can be devastating to a young athlete. The ACL helps control rotation of the knee and is most commonly torn in sports involving sudden stops and changes in direction like soccer and basketball. Recovery can take, on average, nine months to one year.