Attendees at London Health Research Day 2017

On March 28, 2017, at the sixth annual London Health Research Day, young researchers showcased scientific work to help answer emerging questions in human health. 

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On March 28, 2017, at the sixth annual London Health Research Day, young researchers showcased scientific work to help answer emerging questions in human health.

More than 750 participants, judges and guests attended this year’s event. Students, trainees, clinical fellows, residents and postdoctoral scholars presented research spanning all areas of health.

Dr. Mamadou Diop

Dr. Mamadou Diop

A method using an optical technique could reduce the risk of further joint damage in patients for whom drugs are ineffective

St. Joseph's Hospital - 

A research team led by Lawson scientist Dr. Mamadou Diop has been awarded a Lawson Internal Research Fund to investigate whether a previously developed optical technique that can detect arthritis within one week of onset could also be used to provide early assessment of treatment response for rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

Dr. Alan Getgood performing surgery

Credit: Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Clinical trial will compare pain and function of patients treated with NeoCart® implant to those treated with microfracture, the current standard-of-care 

Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic - 

Dr. Alan Getgood and his team at Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute are the first in Canada to participate in an investigative trial to determine the safety and efficacy of using a patient’s own cartilage cells to repair knee cartilage injuries.

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