The Department of Pathology offers Full-time and Part-time degrees of Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).

The graduate program is housed within the department in the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry and has both basic science and clinical science components, and a commitment to research and teaching.

Graduate studies in the Department of Pathology are offered to those  interested in acquiring a more extensive knowledge of the mechanisms of cell and tissue injury and of the etiology, pathogenesis and behaviour of disease. Normally the research supervised will be within the principal interests and funded research areas of staff members of the Department.  Presently these include:

  • Dementia
  • Diabetes
  • Environmental Pathology
  • Ecosystem Health
  • Oncology
  • Metal Binding Proteins
  • Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Neuropathology
  • Transplant Pathology
  • Immunomodulation/Immunopathology

Please see the listing of Graduate Supervisors for more information on the wide range of research areas within the Department of Pathology at Western.

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