Opened in 1986, Robarts Research Institute (Robarts) at Western University is a medical research facility in London, Ontario, with more than 600 people working to investigate some of the most debilitating diseases of our time, from heart disease and stroke to diabetes, Alzheimer’s and many forms of cancer.
- Robarts has a mission to accelerate medical discovery and drives major advances in health through a powerful integration of basic and clinical research. Key strengths in advanced medical imaging, cellular and molecular biology, genomics, immunology and stem cell biology.
- Interdisciplinary approach unique in Canada with physicians and physicists, biologists and biomedical engineers, all working under one roof with worldwide collaborations.
- Commercialization success through filed patents, licensing agreements and spinnoff companies that raise investment capital.