September 14, 2021
Five professors of the Faculty of Health Sciences are joining the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) as fellows. This election is considered the highest recognition of excellence in Canadian academic health sciences.
July 29, 2021
A molecular medium that deactivates the COVID-19 virus will keep lab techs safe and help labs run smoothly. But key to its commercial success are two McMaster students and a robust Hamilton Life Sciences Eco-System.
June 29, 2021 by Michelle Donovan
Immunologists at McMaster University have discovered a previously unknown mechanism which acts like a spider web, trapping and killing pathogens such as influenza or SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19.
June 23, 2021
A COVID-19 ‘spit test’ that can deliver results in 10 minutes and be taken at home is rolling out worldwide after being developed by scientists at McMaster University.
June 21, 2021 by Blake Dillon
McMaster University’s John Whitney has been named a 2021 Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease (PATH) by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF), a U.S.-based non-profit medical research organization.
May 26, 2021 by Michelle Donovan
Researchers from McMaster University and the University of Buffalo have developed an experimental new vaccine which can provide significantly better protection from seasonal flu and could be a bridge to long-lasting universal vaccines in the future.
May 25, 2021
May 10, 2021
New research led by scientists from McMaster University and Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin in Germany has found that that colonization of infants’ guts occurs during and after their births, and not before.
April 20, 2021 by Blake Dillon
An international team of early-career scientists, which includes McMaster University’s John Whitney, has received more than $1.5 million in funding from the International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSP).
April 1, 2021
Potentially game-changing research led by McMaster University scientists may finally bring relief to millions of people worldwide living with Crohn’s disease.
March 22, 2021
February 26, 2021 by MICHELLE DONOVAN
February 19, 2021
February 16, 2021
A McMaster stem cell research team has made an important early step in developing a new class of therapeutics for patients with a deadly blood cancer.
November 18, 2020
Researchers at McMaster University are studying the saliva-based testing procedures that would enable routine testing of asymptomatic individuals on a large scale.
November 9, 2020
A team of McMaster researchers has been awarded $1.5M from the federal government to further investigate COVID-19.
November 9, 2020
October 7, 2020
Ontario’s Minister of Colleges and Universities Ross Romano has announced that the province is investing $1 million to create a nationally accessible library of compounds that will accelerate the work of McMaster’s Global Nexus for Pandemics and Biological Threats.
September 1, 2020
McMaster is launching The Global Nexus for Pandemics and Biological Threats, to ensure Canada and the world are better able to manage the human and economic devastation of COVID-19 and avert future pandemics.
July 17, 2020
June 25, 2020
McMaster University has garnered $20 million in new funding for 17 COVID-19 research projects from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and their funding partners.