The groundbreaking work of our nuclear research team is richly varied. Our research ranges from testing aircraft components to dating ancient artifacts. We are also developing molecular imaging tools to treat disease, and providing enough radioisotopes to treat 1,000 cancer patients a week. Learn how our cutting-edge nuclear research is improving lives around the world.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the McMaster Nuclear Reactor continues to produce much-needed and rare medical isotopes used to treat prostate and other forms of cancers, while providing other services critical to health care, the nuclear industry and the economy.