May 12, 2022
McMaster Pediatrics Professor, Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky, ranked 33rd on Research.com’s 2022 list of the top medical scientists in Canada.
April 29, 2022
A $6.7M investment from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research will help 16 pediatric research sites across Canada, including McMaster Children's Hospital, to join forces to investigate the impacts of COVID-19 and lay the foundation to study other conditions in the future.
April 14, 2022
A study at McMaster University has found that brown adipose tissue (BAT) is less active in boys with obesity compared to boys with a normal body mass index (BMI).
April 11, 2022 by Fram Dinshaw
A study led by McMaster University researchers has found that regular cycling can greatly improve mobility in patients with myotonic dystrophy (MD), a genetic disease that causes muscle degeneration.
April 6, 2022
A study led by a McMaster University medical student has found that gender parity has been reached in the makeup of Canadian health-care leadership teams – but they still lack racial diversity.
March 31, 2022
A landmark survey of the mental health of First Nations youth, conducted by McMaster University researchers, has revealed high levels of distress in adolescents living off-reserve, but sets a benchmark for future investigations.
March 25, 2022 by McMaster Brighter World
March 14, 2022
For the fourth consecutive year, McMaster has been ranked one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers in an annual competition that recognizes organizations with successful workplace diversity initiatives in a variety of areas.
March 4, 2022
Research shows there is an elevated risk of depression and suicide for transgender youth. Thanks to funding from the TD Bank Group, McMaster's new Adolescent Medicine Outpatient Gender Diversity Clinic will have services to support both medical and mental healthcare.
February 24, 2022
New studies, led by experts from McMaster Pediatrics and colleagues across Canada, have cumulatively received over $3 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
February 16, 2022
Dr. Saroj Saigal has been caring for premature infants at McMaster Children’s Hospital since the NICU and Perinatal Unit were first opened in Hamilton in the 1970s. She is internationally recognized for her research on the quality of life and health outcomes of premature children.
February 15, 2022
Charles and Margaret Juravinski have donated $5.1 million to support new research projects at the Juravinski Research Institute (JRI) focused on child and youth health, integrated care, and burn trauma. The JRI improves the health of Canadians by advancing groundbreaking health research at Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton.
February 11, 2022 by McMaster's Brighter World
February 3, 2022
The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) is celebrating Black History Month as part of the commitment to celebrate Black excellence, address injustices faced and amplify the voices and narratives across the Black community.
January 26, 2022 by McMaster Brighter World
January 20, 2022
A new home for Indigenous faculty, staff, and learners, as well as others who want to learn about Indigenizing health science education and Indigenous culture, is officially opening at the Faculty of Health Sciences.
January 7, 2022
A federal grant is helping McMaster University pediatric expert Jennifer Couturier investigate an alarming spike in pandemic-related eating disorders seen in children and youth since early 2020.
January 5, 2022
McMaster Pediatrics' infectious diseases specialist, Dr. Jacqueline Wong discusses transmission of Covid-19 in schools, common symptoms, and the best masks for children.
December 17, 2021
The holidays can be a difficult time for those struggling with meal times, eating, or concerns about a possible eating disorder diagnosis. McMaster Pediatrics', Natasha Johnson offers advice for families.
December 17, 2021
McMaster University researchers adapt psychological first aid program to help mental health professionals care for children, youth, and families experiencing the stresses of COVID-19.
November 29, 2021
A more diverse diet in babies transitioning to solid food leads to a more varied gut microbiome at a key stage in childhood development, says a Canadian-Dutch study involving McMaster University scientists.
November 18, 2021 by Nicholas Gerbis
Health researchers, including experts from McMaster University's Department of Pediatrics, tackle the complexities of the science and impact of nutrition, exercise, and obesity knowledge.
November 15, 2021
The minister of health for the Co-operative Republic of Guyana has signed a memorandum of agreement with McMaster University that will grow the current opportunities for shared medical learning and research.
November 8, 2021
The COVID vaccine is safe and effective for children ages 5-11 and is expected to be available in Ontario, soon. McMaster Pediatrics infectious diseases specialist, Dr. Jeff Pernica encourages parents and guardians to get the vaccine for their children, and answers families' frequently asked questions.