BIRC NEWS


2022 ImNO Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2022 ImNO (Imaging Network Ontario) award winners that included 14 Western students.

List of award winners HERE


2022 Grants Awarded

CIHR Project Grants

Keith St. Lawrence has been awarded a CIHR Project grant titled “Does Impaired Cerebral Metabolism Link Vascular Dysfunction to Cognitive Decline?”. The 5-year grant includes co-applicants Justin Hicks; Drs. Vladimir Hachinski, Reza Azarpazhooh, David Spence and Felix Wehrli (University of Pennsylvania).

Corey Baron has been awarded a CIHR Project grant titled “Microstructural MRI in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy”. The 5-year grant includes co-applicants Jorge Burneo, Ali Khan, Jonathan Lau and Qi Zhang.

Lauren Flynn has been awarded a CIHR Project grant titled “Harnessing adipose-derived stromal cells for subcutaneous soft tissue regeneration: targeting regenerative and immunomodulatory functionality”. The 1-year grant includes co-applicants Gregory Dekaban, Maria Drangova, Gilles Lajoie, John Ronald and Aaron Grant.

NSERC Idea to Innovation Phase I Grant

Aaron So has been awarded an NSERC Idea to Innovation Phase I Grant for his project titled “Quantitative Dynamic Angiographic Imaging with Computed Tomography”


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Events 


London Imaging Discovery Day 2022

London Imaging Discovery Day 

When: Thursday, June 9, 2022, Full Day
Where: Darryl J. King Student Life Centre, King's University College

Online abstract submission and registration is now open. Please click HERE to submit. DEADLINE for abstract submissions is Friday, May 20, 2022 at midnight.  

Registration HERE


London Health Research Day 2022

London Health Research Day is an annual research event featuring the outstanding work from labs at Lawson Health Research Institute and Western’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and Faculty of Health Sciences will be held virtually on May 31st, 2022 starting at 9:00am

More information and registration here


The Future of Molecular MR - Call for abstracts

A Cellular and Molecular Imaging Workshop - The abstract submission deadline is March 18th, 2022 at 23:59 pm

More information and registration here


2022 Imaging Conferences

ISMRM-ESMRMB & ISMRT 31st Annual Meeting, May 07-12, 2022, London, England MORE INFORMATION HERE
SNMMI, June 11-14, 2022, Vancouver, BC MORE INFORMATION HERE
BioEM 2022, June 19-24, 2022, Nagoya, Japan MORE INFORMATION HERE
WMIC 2022, September 28-October 1, 2022, Miami Beach, FL, USA. Abstract submission open, deadline May 4th MORE INFORMATION HERE
RSNA 2022, 108th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, November 27 to December 1, 2022 McCormick Place, Chicago Illinois. Abstract submission will be open from February 24 to May 4, 2022. MORE INFORMATION HERE

Opportunities 

Image-Guided Interventions - Limited Term Faculty Position (Assistant Professor), Department of Medical Biophysics, Robarts Research Institute, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University

MORE INFORMATION HERE


A statement from the presidents of Canada’s federal research granting agencies to support Ukrainian research trainees. 
As the presidents of Canada’s three federal research funding agencies—the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)—we wish to express our deep solidarity with the Ukrainian people in the context of Vladimir Putin’s unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine.

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