September 23, 2022 by Brighter World
August 18, 2022 by McMaster's Brighter World
February 9, 2022 by McMaster's Brighter World
Researchers from MIRC confirm newly developed inhaled vaccine delivers broad protection against SARS-CoV-2, variants of concern.
January 25, 2022
December 7, 2021 by Michelle Donovan
Human trials are set to begin for two next-generation COVID-19 vaccines developed by a team of scientists at McMaster University. These are two of the very few COVID-19 vaccines being developed in Canada. Phase 1 of the clinical trials was recently approved by Health Canada.
December 7, 2021
From left to right: Co-principal investigator Matthew Miller; Fiona Smaill, professor of Pathology and Molecular Medicine and leader of the clinical trial; Zhou Xing, co-principal investigator and professor in the Department of Medicine; and Brian Lichty, associate professor in the Department of Medicine.
December 1, 2021
Eighteen Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) researchers are among 20 McMaster University-affiliated scientists recognized as being among the top one per cent of scientists in the world according to their citations.
November 21, 2021 by Kara Aaserud
Jon Stokes is using creative methods and tools like artificial intelligence to fundamentally transform antibiotic discovery research as we know it
November 18, 2021
A possible link between psychological stress and Crohn’s disease flare-ups has been identified by a McMaster University-led study.
November 10, 2021
October 26, 2021 by McMaster Daily News
Karen Mossman's name has now been added to the list of the 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada, joining a cadre of the country’s highest achieving female leaders in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors.
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).