Potential sepsis treatment could be ready in 5 years thanks to London, Ont., researcher

Lawson Health Research Institute says that currently, the best available approach to treat sepsis works about six per cent of the time, but preliminary results show a potential treatment in … Read More

Coronavirus: meet the Ontario researchers responsible for 3 world-firsts

The World Health Organization declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic on March 11 and before the month was over, Douglas Fraser’s team out of Lawson Health Research Institute … Read More

Coronavirus: survey aims to identify supports for front-line hospital workers in southwestern Ontario

While the impact of the novel coronavirus has been widespread and touched almost every aspect of our lives, a team from Lawson Health Research Institute is hoping to learn more … Read More

Ontario researchers make strides in predicting severity of coronavirus in patients

A team from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University in London, Ont., is reporting groundbreaking discoveries that researchers hope will lead to better outcomes for those seriously ill due … Read More

Coronavirus: Concerns over global drug shortage prompts London, Ont., sedatives study

As the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19 in the fall raises increased concern over the potential for global drug shortages, a team out of Lawson Health Research Institute … Read More

Canadian-led study to examine antibodies from recovered COVID-19 patients as treatment for others

A new multi-centre study, led by Canadian researchers, will look at whether blood plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 can help current patients fight off the illness. Among … Read More

London, Ont., study examines treatment for premature babies for use in COVID-19 patients

Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute are looking to see if a particular lipid and protein mixture currently used to help improve lung function in premature babies can be used … Read More

London, Ont., researchers the first to profile immune response to COVID-19

In a world-first, researchers out of Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University in London, Ont., have profiled the immune system’s response to COVID-19 and identified six molecules they believe … Read More

Antioxidants in brain linked to better outcomes for patients with psychosis: London researchers

A study out of Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute suggests that increased antioxidant levels in the brain are linked to quicker responses to treatment for psychosis, which is … Read More

London, Ont. researchers examining use of A.I. to diagnose COVID-19 through lung ultrasounds

A research team at London’s Lawson Health Research Institute is working to determine whether trained artificial intelligence can be used to diagnose COVID-19 by comparing lung ultrasound scans of positive … Read More

Testing underway in London, Ont., for non-invasive ventilation mask

Researchers in London, Ont., have begun testing a new non-invasive ventilation mask that aims to reduce the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus during treatment while lessening the demand for … Read More

London, Ont., researchers first in world to treat COVID-19 with specialized dialysis

Researchers in London, Ont., say they’ve been able to treat COVID-19 with a specialized dialysis procedure, marking a global first in the fight against the novel coronavirus. The team is … Read More