In the News

Katherine Morrison (Pediatrics/McMaster Centre for Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes Research) spoke to several media outlets about new research that looked at the relationship between the time spent on electronic devices and the amount of sugary soft drinks and energy drinks teens consume. Coverage included: ABC TV, CBS radio, Associated Press, Daily Mail, CBC News, CBC Here and Now, Global News, CHCH TV, Canadian Press, and more.

Presentations and Publications

Dr. Katherine Morrison, MODR Co-Director, MSc grad Kelly Bradbury & colleague Ofir Turel from California State University - Fullerton, published Electronic device use and beverage related sugar and caffeine intake in US adolescents in PLOS One.

Celebrations & Successes

Congratulations to the 2019 Graduate Student Recognition Award nominees & recipients. McMaster Univerity's Centre for Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes Research was represented in the following categories:

President's Award to Excellence in Graduate Supervision

Nominee - Dr. Constantine Samaan

Dean's Award for Excellence in Communicating Graduate Research

Recipient - Julian Yabut - Steinberg Lab

GSA Award for Contributions by Non-Academic Staff

Nominee - Nora Roberge

Therese Quigley Award of Excellence for Graduate Student Leadership in Athletics

Nominee - Eric Desjardins - Steinberg Lab