August 6, 2019Medical Discovery
A Hamilton-led international study of more than 3,000 patients could set the stage globally for how patients can safely use blood-thinning medications before and after surgery to mitigate risk of bleeding and stroke.
July 4, 2019Medical Discovery
Scientists at McMaster have identified new biomarkers for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in urine, which could lead to better treatments and reduce the need for costly and invasive colonoscopy procedures currently used for diagnosis.
June 20, 2019Medical Discovery
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.
April 11, 2019Medical Discovery
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.
February 13, 2019Medical Discovery
Karun Singh is a principal investigator of the Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute at McMaster University.
December 20, 2018Medical Discovery
Chemists at McMaster have discovered new signatures that could identify cystic fibrosis in infants sooner with better reliability.
August 20, 2018Medical Discovery
An international team led by McMaster researchers has developed a simple laboratory score that is safer and faster at diagnosing patients who visit the emergency department with heart attack symptoms.
June 1, 2018Medical Discovery
Alfonso Iorio has been named the inaugural holder of the new Bayer Chair for Clinical Epidemiology Research and Bleeding Disorders.
May 23, 2018Medical Discovery
Patients are helping researchers, including those at McMaster University, clarify the essential aspects of assessing the value of gene therapy in hemophilia.
May 17, 2018Medical Discovery
Paul O’Byrne is the principal investigator on a study that suggests an alternative to conventional treatment strategies.
April 30, 2018Medical Discovery
Extensive data analyses in a study from McMaster show that supplemental oxygen, when given liberally to these patients, increases the risk of death without improving other health outcomes.
December 7, 2017Medical Discovery
New study provides convincing high-quality evidence for people to change to the atraumatic needles for a better patient care.
December 7, 2017Medical Discovery
Clearing clots with drugs and specialized devices may not reduce the likelihood that patients develop post-thrombotic syndrome.
December 2, 2017Medical Discovery
The announcement highlighted the work of researcher Jonathan Bramson, who received a total of $2.3 million in funding for a project that will validate a new white blood cell therapy for cancer.
November 21, 2017Medical Discovery
Concussions and repetitive impact can interrupt neurogenesis — or the creation of new neurons — in the hippocampus, a vulnerable region of the brain critical to memory.
November 15, 2017Medical Discovery
Approximately 10 per cent of asthmatics do not respond to therapy, with life-threatening consequences.
November 18, 2016Medical Discovery
This year's Innovation Showcase focused on the entrepreneurial spirit and creativity exhibited by students, graduate students, post doctoral fellows and researchers from across campus.