4th Year Undergrad Thesis Day
Pictures from our 4th year undergraduate poster day can now be found on our Flickr Stream!
Excellent faculty and staff recognized
Congratulations to this year's winners of the 2014 Dean's Awards of Excellence. The department is proud to recognize five winners this year.
Jamie Simek and Chris Webb - Staff Team Award
Dr. Rommel Tirona - Undergraduate Educator Award
Dr. Lina Dagnino - Individual Faculty Award
Dr. Cheryle Seguin - Junior Faculty Award
The winners will be honoured at the 2014 Celebration of Excellence Dinner and Awards Banquet on Wednesday, May 21 at the Great Hall. (read more)
New CRC in Musculoskeletal Research for Frank Beier
London Health Research Day 2014 award winners
Congratulations to our award winning trainees.
Poster award winners:
Suresh Chandra Bairwa (superviser Dr. Morris Karmazyn) "Modulation of the Hypertrophic Response in Cardiomyocytes by Adipocytes" in the Circulatory and Respiratory Health category.
Trevor Morey (supervisor Dr. Jane Rylett) "Regulation of human choline acetyltransferase protein stability by an N-terminal proline-rich motif" in the Neuroscience and Mental Health category.
Platform presentation winner:
Solving the mysteries of bone growth
For Dr. Jeff Dixon, DDS, PhD, uncovering the intricacies of bone growth is like his own Sherlock Holmes mystery that needs to be solved. For more than two decades, Dr. Dixon, a professor in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology and Schulich Dentistry, has been investigating how skeletal cells communicate with each other in order to control the formation and destruction of bone.
Two recent grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) are enabling Dr. Dixon and his team of outstanding graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and technical staff to look at how physical movement and exercise impact bone growth and the cellular mechanisms that cause this to happen. (read more)
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Western University
Monday April 21th at 4:00 pm
Dental Science Building Rm. 2016
Featured Grad Paper
Explore Physiology and Pharmacology in the BMSc program at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. Learn about labs and courses from current students and gain a greater understanding of Physiology and Pharmacology from faculty members.
Watch Dr. Seguin discuss her research on diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Explore the work of Dr. Adrian Owen, from Western's Brain and Mind Institute!
Learn how virtual reality can be used for assisting in mobility rehabilitation!