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Welcome to the Department of Anesthesia within the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University. The department has experienced steady growth over the last 10 years and is currently comprised of 34 full-time faculty and 165 part-time faculty.

Our major strength is people and several members of the department are in significant leadership roles within the hospitals and academic programs. Our hospital partners include Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph's Healthcare locally, but we also reach out into the community through the Waterloo Regional Campus and the Niagara Regional Campus.

- Dr. James Paul, Professor & Chair



Hypercaloric diets exacerbate allergic asthma during different moments of life - Dr. Gabriel Anhé - University of Campinas

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Nora Roberge

McMaster's Centre for Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes Research biweekly seminar series highlights advancements in basic science and clinical research. The series aims to provide a space for experts to showcase their work and promote exchange of knowledge and collaboration.

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Dr. Gabriel Anhe is an Associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the State University of Campinas. He received his bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy (2004) and his PhD in Science (2007) at the University of São Paulo. Dr. Anhe was a posdoctoral research fellow at the University of São Paulo between 2007 and 2009. His research is focused on understanding the metabolic changes that take place during pregnancy and lactation and the relationships between asthma and obesity.

Learning Objectives

  1. Outline the principles of the allergic airway disease
  2. Identify the connections between asthma and obesity and how they are impacted by gender and age
  3. Highlight the connections between asthma and sucrose consumption

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