Research

Collaborative research across disciplines is the key distinguishing characteristic of the Division. All members of the Division are directly or indirectly involved in designing and leading research ranging from genetics, physiology, biomarkers, epidemiology, clinical therapeutics, and large international clinical trials.
Dr. Hertzel Gerstein, Endocrinologist, and Professor, Population Health Institute Chair in Diabetes Research
Dr. Hertzel Gerstein, Endocrinologist, and Professor, Population Health Institute Chair in Diabetes Research
Dr. Greg Steinberg, Professor, Canada Research Chair in Metabolism and Obesity, J. Bruce Duncan Chair in Metabolic Diseases
Dr. Greg Steinberg, Professor, Canada Research Chair in Metabolism and Obesity, J. Bruce Duncan Chair in Metabolic Diseases
The McMaster Centre for Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes Research (MODR) was founded in July 2018.  The team of over 40 researchers is focused on translating scientific discoveries into clinical practice to improve the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of children and adults with chronic metabolic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.  


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The Centre for Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes Research is focused on translating world-leading basic science into clinical practice to improve the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of metabolic diseases in children and adults across the lifespan.

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