Diabetes patient getting blood test

Second clinical trial launched to study new treatment approach

St. Joseph's Hospital - 

For Wayne Kristoff, the possibility of getting off all medication for his type 2 diabetes was so intriguing he jumped at a chance to participate in an innovative trial in London. The REMIT study aims to induce remission of the condition – an exciting new concept being tested by researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute.

Representatives on tour for the CAHO field trip to Lawson

On tour for CAHO’s visit to Lawson. From left: Dr. Gillian Kernaghan, President & CEO, St. Joseph’s; Murray Glendining, President & CEO, LHSC; MPP Jeff Yurek; MP Karen Vecchio; Karen Michell, Executive Director, CAHO; Dr. David Hill, Scientific Director, Lawson.

Going behind-the-scenes to showcase health research

Representatives from the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario travelled to London, Ontario on January 20, 2017 for a special tour of Lawson Health Research Institute.

Dr. Glenn Bauman with his "Ask Me" button

Dr. Glenn Bauman, Chair/Chief Department of Oncology, Lawson Scientist and Radiation Oncologist at LHSC, explains why enrollment in clinical trials is so important.

“Clinical trials generate the evidence we need to improve the care of our patients. They bring knowledge from the laboratory to care in the clinic.”

Lawson cancer researchers and research staff are promoting awareness about clinical trials

LHSC: London Regional Cancer Program - 

Starting February 3, you may see staff members and physicians at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) and St. Joseph’s Health Care London (St. Joseph’s) wearing “Ask me about clinical trials” buttons.