Lawson is ranked eighth in the country for hospital-based research.

Lawson maintains its strong position for the sixth year

Lawson Health Research Institute is ranked eighth in the country according to the 2019 edition of “Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals List” by Re$earch Infosource. This strong national position has been maintained by Lawson for the past six years and also keeps the institute within the top five in Ontario.  

Opioid pills in a container

Men who filled a prescription for opioids after minor surgery at significantly higher risk of persistent long-term opioid use and hospitalization for opioid overdose.

London researchers from ICES Western have shown that men who filled a prescription for opioids after minor surgery were at significantly higher risk of persistent long-term opioid use and hospitalization for opioid overdose, than those who did not.

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