Dr. Gediminas Cepinskas

Presented at the 2017 Lawson Impact Awards this past spring, Dr. Gediminas (Gedas) Cepinskas is the recipient of the 2017 Joseph Gilbert Research Contribution of the Year Award.

Dr. Cepinskas is director of the Centre for Critical Illness Research at Lawson. He is recognized for his publication, “Carbon monoxide-releasing molecule 3 inhibits myeloperoxidase (MPO) and protects against MPO-induced vascular endothelial cell activation/dysfunction,” published in Free Radical Biology and Medicine in 2014.

Group of researchers outside Victoria Hospital

From back left, Nancy Bol, nurse case manager, LHSC, Carolyn Doyle, adult services coordinator, London Public Library, Amey Allen, social worker, LHSC, Katy D’Angelo, social worker, LHSC and Dr. Dr. Akshya Vasudev, principal investigator and associate scientist, Lawson, and geriatric psychiatrist, LHSC, plan to provide problem solving therapy to seniors suffering from depression at the London Public Library. 

A new non-pharmaceutical therapy program will help seniors suffering from depression manage life’s daily problems in the community

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A new non-pharmaceutical therapy program will help seniors suffering from depression manage life’s daily problems in the community.

Dr. Glenn Bauman and Dr. Aaron Ward at the 2017 Lawson Impact Awards

Drs. Glenn Bauman and Aaron Ward are the recipients of the 2017 Lawson Innovation Award, presented this past spring at the Lawson Impact Awards.

Drs. Bauman and Ward are recognized for collaborating with Lawson Imaging scientists to improve the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. The team is the first in Canada to capture highly specific prostate cancer images using a new molecule known as a prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) probe.

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