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Gauldie named as St. Joe's executive

Published: March 30, 2015
Jack Gauldie
Jack Gauldie, a professor emeritus, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine

McMaster's Jack Gauldie, a world-renowned expert in the field of gene therapeutics, has been named vice-president of research at the Research Institute of St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton.

Gauldie is a professor emeritus with the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine. His career has focused on exploring the body's immune responses to disease, with emphasis on molecular manipulation for the treatment of diseases including cancer, arthritis and chronic lung diseases.

"This is good news all around. Jack Gauldie has a solid reputation as one of McMaster University's most senior and highly cited scientists, and he holds our highest academic honour as a Distinguished University Professor," said Dr. John Kelton, dean and vice-president of the Faculty of Health Sciences. "Dr. Gauldie is a leader at the national and international levels for his expertise in evaluating science and developing interdisciplinary research teams, and this excellence will ensure a wonderful future for the research mandate of our academic hospital partner St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton."

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