Western researcher awarded Order of the British Empire

A Western University neuroscientist was at Buckingham Palace Thursday to receive his Order of the British Empire medal.

Dr. Adrian Owen, the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging at Western University, was granted the honour for his services to scientific research.

Owen is the author of Into the Grey Zone, a New York Times bestselling book on his work with patients believed to have been in vegetative states.