• Faculty adjusts to COVID-19

    March 27, 2020
    • Announcements
    This past week was one of generosity and creativity at the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) as its faculty, staff and students adjusted to the changes required to respond to COVID-19. At the same time the Faculty moved its work to more virtual setting working from home and some research projects were suspended, community responses and new COVID-19 research projects were developed. “We've adjusted to the initial phase of this crisis, and we are all immersed in new ways of advancing the Faculty's operations,” said Paul O’Byrne, dean and vice-president of the Faculty.
  • McMaster University helps arm health-care providers in the battle against COVID-19

    March 24, 2020
    • Community
    “We’re renowned for innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration. This is a fine example of how our creativity and partnerships can quickly come up with solutions,” said Paul O’Byrne, dean and vice-president, Faculty of Health Sciences.
  • Anatomy postdoc wins top prize for paper

    March 23, 2020
    • Awards
    Danielle Brewer-Deluce has won the 2020 Early-Career Anatomist Publication Award for Anatomical Sciences Education.
  • McMaster receives $1.8M in funding for COVID-19 research

    March 20, 2020
    • Funding
    Two senior researchers of McMaster University’s Faculty of Health Sciences have received a combined $1.8 million in funding to support new research projects to help combat COVID-19.
  • Faculty responds to COVID-19 challenge

    March 20, 2020
    • Announcements
    Never before have so many changes been made in one week to the education, research, clinical and administration operations of the Faculty of Health Sciences and the university. Everyone has been impacted by the need to respond to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The Faculty and the COVID-19 pandemic

    March 18, 2020
    • Announcements
    The COVID-19 pandemic has required many changes at the Faculty of Health Sciences. The university is still open, but strategies to mitigate the situation have impacted the education, research, clinical service and administration of the Faculty. In-person classes and exams were cancelled, and all clinical placements suspended. Residents and clinical fellows, however, are working within the health system. Research continues, although there are arrangements being made for different projects to ensure social distance is maintained.
  • McMaster professor seeks independent agency to tackle abuse in elite youth sport

    March 18, 2020
    • Research Project
    An independent investigative as well as an international offender database are needed to tackle allegations of abuse in elite youth sport properly, urges a McMaster University expert, in an editorial published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
  • A letter from our president

    March 13, 2020
    • Announcements
    These are unsettling times. The spread of COVID-19 around the world and its arrival in our own region has brought McMaster and all other organizations to uncharted territory. As of today, the risk of catching the virus continues to remain low.
  • McMaster researcher plays key role in isolating COVID-19 virus for use in urgent research

    March 13, 2020
    • Research Findings
    A McMaster researcher has played a critical role on a small team that has successfully isolated and grown copies of the virus responsible for COVID-19, enabling urgent Canadian research into how it behaves and how it might be controlled.
  • Van Spall recipient of inaugural award for women in cardiology

    March 12, 2020
    • Awards
    McMaster University’s Harriette Van Spall has been named as the recipient of an inaugural Women as One Escalator Award, an international initiative aimed at catalyzing the careers of exceptional women in cardiology.
  • Bacteria potentially involved in the development of Type 2 diabetes

    March 9, 2020
    • Research Findings
    Bacteria may be involved in the development of Type 2 diabetes, according to a study published today in Nature Metabolism by researchers from McMaster University, Université Laval and the Québec Heart and Lung Institute.
  • Palliative care physician honoured by McMaster

    March 5, 2020
    • Awards
    Erin Gallagher, a Hamilton family physician and palliative care consultant, has been recognized with the 2020 Elizabeth J. Latimer prize in palliative care from McMaster University.

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