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McMaster's Health Research Services (HRS) biweekly Funding Opportunities Bulletin
The tumor bank invites researchers to use tissues/samples collected in OICR's tumor banks, one of which is right here in Hamilton. Visit the Ontario Tumor Bank website for complete information and inventory.
The Faculty of Health Sciences is introducing an Inventory of Science (I0S) to assist new and established investigators seeking collaboration or advice on research expertise and methodologies. To assist in obtaining arms length peer-review of scientific content of grants applications. To assist the institution in developing responses to requests from government agencies, the pharmaceutical industry and others regarding expertise within the faculty of health science. Researchers are asked to spend 30 minutes completing the online web form.
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Debra Yamamura to be named Chair of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Medical Microbiology Examination Committee in September of this year. Debra will also continue as Secretary of the Association of Medical Microbiology of Infectious Diseases Canada Council (the national organization for infectious diseases and medical microbiology physicians).
Cathy Hayward awarded an Outstanding Speaker Award for 2014 by the American Association for Clinical Chemistry for her talk on Platelet Disorders by the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Societies of North America.
Jack Gauldie has been named new Vice Preside
nt, Research Institute at St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton more
Bruce Wainman has been selected as one of the
recipients to receive the 2015 Canadian Conference on Medical Education Certificate of Merit ... more
Manel Jordana (and Susan Waserman) awarded significant grants for food allergy research at McMaster
Guillaume Paré receives Canada Foundation for Innovation grant (Infrastructure award) for Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology ...more
Jonathan Bramson was recently recruited to the position of Assistant Dean, FHS ... more
Carl Richards assumes the position of Director of the McMaster Immunology Research Centre ... more
Brian Lichty, Yonghong Wan, Jonathan Bramson receive the single biggest funding commitment the federal government has ever made to cancer immunotherapy that will significantly speed up Canadian development of the next generation of cancer care ... more
Wali Khan is part of a research team from McMaster to have identified an important hormone that is elevated in obese people and contributes to obesity and diabetes by inhibiting brown fat activity ... more
Charu Kaushic's HIV Mucosal Team grant was ranked second of seven applications by CIHR and has been awarded a $1.2M Team grant for her work on HIV infection of the mucosal tissue. Other faculty members, Ali Ashkar and Fiona Smaill are co-PIs on this grant and Dawn Dawn Bowdish is a co-investigator ... more
Ted Warkentin is lead author in a recently published report that has found new
evidence that suggests patients with a history of adverse reaction to the blood
thinner heparin may be ready for urgent heart surgery sooner with a combination
of appropriate blood screenings and therapeutic plasma exchange ... more
Peter Kavsak was recognized with an Innovator of Distinction award at the McMaster Innovation Showcase for researchers who have been listed as an inventor on a patent issued to McMaster University over the last year ... more