ICES Western

ICES Western

ICES Western is a satellite site of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Toronto. Officially launched in December 2012, ICES Western is a collaborative initiative between Lawson Health Research Institute, Western University, the London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) and St. Joseph’s Healthcare. Core funding for the facility build and 5-year start-up costs was provided by the Academic Medical Organization of Southwestern Ontario (AMOSO), over 10 departments in the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute.

ICES Western is located at the London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital, and also hosts the provincial ICES Kidney, Dialysis & Transplantation Program. ICES Western has a strong focus on supporting trainees and new investigators through initiatives such as the Faculty Scholars Program.

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Recent ICES Grants

COLLABORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS

ICES Western provides a new and exciting opportunity for collaborative health services research through the partnership of ICES with:


Recent Awards & Recognitions

  • Data Impact Challenge II Team Award

    2016: Awarded to Team Western, including Dr. Kristin Clemens for the best answer to the question "To what extent does re-prescribing and re-dispensing of culprit drugs contribute to the burden of adverse drug events presenting to Canadian hospitals?" and the Judges Choice Award.

  • US National Kidney Foundation International Distinguished Medal

    2015: Awarded to Dr. Amit Garg. The medal honours the achievement of individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of kidney disease and extended the goals of the National Kidney Foundation. The foundation president presents medals each year to recognize the accomplishments of individuals through their clinical work, roles in academia, scientific discoveries or volunteer work in organizations similar to the foundation.

  • Physicians Services Incorporated (PSI) Foundation Resident Research Prize

    2014: Awarded to Dr. Kristin Clemens for her paper “The hypoglycemic risk of Glyburide (Glibenclamide) compared with modified release Gliclazide: a population-based cohort study”. This prize is given each year by the PSI Foundation to encourage scholarly inquiry in residency programs.

TRAINEE SUCCESS

July 22, 2013 - Congratulations to Joseph Hwang on the successful defense of his MSc thesis “Atypical antipsychotic drugs and the risk of acute kidney injury: A population-based cohort study” in Epidemiology & Biostatistics from the University of Western Ontario, London. Joseph is now attending medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. We wish him success in his future endeavours!


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