Western Researchers Bring X-Ray Technology to Developing Countries

January 10, 2024

Roentgen discovered X-rays well over a century ago, yet nearly two-thirds of the world’s population has no access to diagnostic medical imaging, according to the World Health Organization....

Serving implant patients by detecting corrosion on a nanoscale

January 11, 2024

Corrosion science expert Yolanda Hedberg has dedicated her research to analyzing and predicting material deterioration that could result in health hazards or environmental pollution. Joint implants...

From seed money to big collaborations: new hope for osteoarthritis patients

January 11, 2024

When rheumatologist and BJI Scientist Tom Appleton received catalyst funding from the Bone and Joint Institute, he never imagined the research impact those early-stage grants would eventually have....

Exploring an interdisciplinary "pain consortium" to catalyze excellence and collaboration

September 21, 2023

Researchers and clinician scientists across the BJI and WIN came together to explore ways of fostering interdisciplinary pain research at Western.

Memorandum: Matthew Teeter appointed BJI Interim Director

February 17, 2023

Please join me in welcoming and congratulating Matthew Teeter, who has been appointed Interim Director of the Bone and Joint Institute, effective February 1, 2023.

Novel innovations to enhance everyday mobility comfort for all

November 17, 2022

Millions of people experience discomfort and pain daily which has motivated the 2022 MSK Innovation Competition participants to create tailored solutions that would make life better one person at a...

Western-led international corrosion training program nets $1.65M NSERC grant

September 06, 2022

Researcher Yolanda Hedberg will helm collaborative program to educate new corrosion scientists

New Gray chair aims to solve pain-limiting mobility problems

November 05, 2022

New Gray chair aims to solve pain-limiting mobility problems

Western honours this year’s most outstanding educators

July 04, 2022

Nine faculty members, anatomy education team recognized for excellence, innovation

Designing frugal medical devices among projects receiving Western strategic grants

April 20, 2022

$13.3M awarded in first two of three funding rounds

Over-the-counter meds offer same level of pain relief as opioids: study

February 08, 2022

International research team followed 347 carpal tunnel surgery patients in Canada, U.S.

Western researchers receive $1.25M in federal funding

February 23, 2022

More than half a million of grant money for research to develop complex disease profiles

Scholar, curator named Canada Research Chair

January 12, 2022

Sarah Smith to focus work on cultural diplomacy

Better outcomes for patients with wrist fracturent-centred research

April 15, 2021

The rates of arthritis following orthopaedic injury of the wrist are unacceptably high — a substantial proportion of posttraumatic osteoarthritis is preventable

Two MSK Innovation Competition winners are using technology to revolutionize primary care

September 15, 2021

From apps to multi-camera systems, young entrepreneurs are changing the journey of diagnosis and rehabilitation

Creating accessible rehabilitation through advancements in remote care technology

July 15, 2021

Developing better technological solutions for patient rehabilitation across Canada

Four Western profs honoured by Canadian Physiotherapy Association

July 20, 2022

More than one hundred individuals who have had a significant and meaningful impact on the physiotherapy profession were recognized with Centenary Medals of Distinction, including 15 recipients with...

Flattening the power curve with patient-centred research

September 15, 2021

Integrating patient-partners represents a seismic shift in research outcomes

London start-up raises the bar on spinal implants

February 15, 2021

Taking home-grown research to the international market

Combined forces help combat the pain and disability of arthritis

January 14, 2021

Professor Joy MacDermid and fellow Bone and Joint Institute collaborators recognized by Arthritis Society

Notable Western researchers, scholars, alumni appointed to Orders of Canada and Ontario

January 04, 2021

A combat surgeon and English professor emeritus are among several Western-connected Canadians to be celebrated with top national and provincial honours.

Four new Canada Research Chairs named at Western, one renewed

December 16, 2020

The Canada Research Chairs program invests up to $295-million annually to attract, support and retain some of the world’s most outstanding scholars and scientists

New Western study shows no pain, no gain for knee osteoarthritis

December 03, 2020

For people with osteoarthritis, exercise hurts. A lot. A new Western study shows, with the right exercise, working through the initial pain can help.

Stem Cells: Getting Them Where They Need to Go

September 15, 2020

When it comes to stem cell treatments, current delivery methods are less than ideal

BJI Partner company ADEISS and their Advanced Manufacturing processes continues to push the field forward

September 28, 2020

A veterinary study on the use of 3D printed titanium cranial plates for dogs has established a workflow for creating these custom devices in less than 3 weeks

Medical Innovation Fellows to generate new solutions

July 30, 2020

Western has recruited some of the top PhD graduates, medical students and residents from across the country to be part of the sixth cohort of its Medical Innovation Fellowship (MIF) program.

El Naggar, MacDermid earn top scholar honours

April 08, 2020

A pair of Western scholars – Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Hesham El Naggar and Physical Therapy professor Joy MacDermid – have been honoured with Distinguished...

Joint research on target for arthritis sufferers

January 21, 2020

In an example of research matchmaking at its finest, Physiology and Pharmacology professor Frank Beier and Chemistry professor Elizabeth Gillies have joined forces to tackle the debilitating...

Grant bolsters Western-led MSK network

January 27, 2020

Patients suffering the effects of musculoskeletal problems like arthritis, osteoporosis, back pain, and more may find relief closer than ever thanks to a federal multi-million dollar investment in...

Quality of Life & Mobility: MSK Research on the Rise

January 15, 2020

As more people of all ages experience painful bone and joint conditions, musculoskeletal (MSK) health research becomes more important.

Future leaders: branching out

April 15, 2020

The Bone and Joint Institute (BJI) has trained more than 50 students…now experts who are finding success in different job sectors related to musculoskeletal (MSK) health.

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