A clinical study at University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is assessing patients who have advanced liver disease from hepatitis C (HCV). Although all these patients were identified as candidates for liver transplantation, early findings show that up to 33% of these patients can be removed from the transplant waiting list.
Lawson’s annual Strategic Research Fund (SRF) was established to fund research projects aligned with Lawson’s strategic research goals as outlined in our 2014-2018 Strategic Plan. For the 2015-2016 competition, projects were to focus primarily on “inflammation.”
Winning Project: Imaging inflammation to Predict Kidney Function Prior to Transplantation