Our research expands the continuum of life - from birth to death - and this is reflected in the main research themes. Research at Lawson mirrors the clinical areas of London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care London. 

Research Programs

Research is forging the future of health care. The fast pace of scientific discovery makes medical research an exciting place to be. For more than thirty years, Lawson Health Research Institute has been driving innovation and helping to transform health care. Taking a “bench to bedside” approach to medical research, researchers focus their efforts on the development of new knowledge that can be applied directly to patient care. 

Research Platforms

Lawson Health Research Institute is known worldwide for its innovative medical research. We are closely integrated with collaborative groups across Canada, North America and in more than 40 countries around the world – we know how to work as a team.

Facilities and Technology: We have joined with our partner research and clinical institutions to provide core research facilities and expertise in highly technical areas in a cost effective manner.

Clinical Research: Lawson has clinical research experience in all medical disciplines from prenatal and paediatric care to aging and geriatric care. Opportunities exist for Phase I – IV Trials, sponsored, peer-reviewed or investigator-initiated clinical research.

Business Opportunities: Through WORLDiscoveries®, we support the commercialization of new medical discoveries and disclosure achieved by our investigators.