June 24, 2019Health & Medicine
A forward-looking McMaster donor is investing $7 million in a new research centre dedicated specifically to tackling the growing global threat of antimicrobial resistance.
June 21, 2019Health & Medicine
The offices of an institute dedicated to broadening Canada’s research capacity in infectious disease and the response of the human immune system, opened today at McMaster University.
June 20, 2019Health & Medicine
A team of researchers from McMaster has mapped at atomic resolution a toxic protein linked to Alzheimer’s disease, allowing them to better understand what is happening deep within the brain during the earliest stages of the disease.
June 18, 2019Health & Medicine
Ressam Gardens, a new seniors' residence in Hamilton, is designed to improve the quality of life of its residents, who are living with dementia and Alzheimer's.The facility will also be space where partners, including the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA), can develop and test advanced smart systems that may positively impact this population.
June 12, 2019Environment & Sustainability
New findings of a multi-university research team show the pesticide DDT persists in remote lakes at concerning levels half a century after it was banned, affecting key aquatic species and potentially entire lake food webs.
June 11, 2019Health & Medicine
Researchers find physical activity in preschool years can affect future heart health.
June 7, 2019Health & Medicine
The McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA) and the McMaster School of Nursing’s Aging, Community and Health Research Unit (ACHRU) have formed the newest research centre in the Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit (OSSU) network.
May 24, 2019Health & Medicine
McMaster medical student and Global Health program graduate Eilish Scallan's recently published paper points out the inequities in Canada's prisons.
May 24, 2019Science & Technology
The simple and highly novel form of computing works by shining patterned bands of light and shadow through different facets of a polymer cube and reading the combined results that emerge.
May 6, 2019Science & Technology
McMaster researcher Paul McNicholas – a statistician and world leader in developing cutting edge methods of analysing data – has been awarded NSERC’s E.W.R Steacie Memorial Fellowship.
May 1, 2019Health & Medicine
An interdisciplinary project aimed at developing a pre-surgery rehabilitation and education program for older adults with lumbar spinal stenosis receives the first cross-institute catalyst grant from the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging and the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care.
April 18, 2019Health & Medicine
A new study has found that one in five Ontario children has a mental disorder, but less than one-third have had contact with a mental health provider.
April 11, 2019Health & Medicine
A team of McMaster researchers has discovered a unique subset of cells within human stem cells that appear to signal how the surrounding cells will develop and grow.
March 25, 2019Environment & Sustainability
Evolutionary biologist Jonathan Pruitt has found that the success of colony spiders' cooperative societies depends on their neighbours, not on their level of aggression.
March 19, 2019Health & Medicine
Plant cellulose can pave the way for healthy bone implants.