Celebrations & Successes

MODR Member Rahul Chanchlani has been appointed as an ICES scientist at the McMaster site. Congratulations!

The Department of Pediatrics is pleased to announce the appointment of MODR Member Ereny Bassilious as the new Associate Chair of Education and Department Education Chair for the July 2020/2021 academic year. Welcome Dr. Bassilious to this new leadership role

In the News

Two studies offer important insights into the immune system's response to the virus

The Hamilton Spectator wrote about funding for two new research studies by Dawn Bowdish (Pathology and Molecular Medicine/IIDR) and Michael Surette (Medicine/Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences) to identify COVID-19 infection rates and determine why some people are more susceptible to the virus. The researchers also spoke to Global News


Rahul Chanchlani recently published two articles: “Antibiotic prophylaxis for prevention of urinary tract infections in the first year of life in children with vesicoureteral reflux diagnosed in the workup of antenatal hydronephrosis: A systematic review” published in Pediatric Nephrology (Senior author) and “An overview of rickets in children” published in Kidney International Reports (First author).