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About Robert Hammond

Dr. Robert Hammond is a professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Western University. He formerly served as Honorary President of the Hippocratic Council and Associate Dean, Admissions, at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.

Children's Health Collaborators: Sandrine de Ribaupierre

Clinical Activities
Keywords: neuropathology with special interest in brain tumour and muscle pathology
Description of clinical activities: Consultant in surgical and medical neuropathology including neuromuscular disease.

Research Activities
Keywords: cerebrovascular disease, brain development, neuroinflammation, neuromuscular disease, brain tumour biology, MRI/pathology correlates, image analysis
Description of Research Activities: In full-time clinical practice, larger projects involve collaborative teams including undergraduate and graduate student research. My interests and contributions mostly pertain to morphological and molecular analyses and clinical and basic applications of digital image analysis. I am also involved in studies related to admissions, learner wellness and the development of learning and evaluation tools for residents and practicing physicians.

Research Interest Area: Cell and molecular biology
Research Overview: Neuroinflammation; Brain tumour biology/pathology; Cerebrovascular disease; Muscle biology and disease; Evaluation of tissue at the microscopic level with immunohistochemistry, confocal microscopy and image analysis


Present Associate Scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute ‐ Children's Health Research Institute (CHRI)
Present Professor; Program Director, Neuropathology Residency Program, Western University Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


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