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Funding Opportunities

Department Graduate Student Research Excellence Scholarship (DGRES)
The purpose of the DGRES scholarship is to recognize the research potential and excellence demonstrated by any graduate student at MSc or PhD levels within the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine. Each award will be in the amount of $5,000.

Submission Deadlines:
Competition 1 - Nov 1
Competition 2 - May 1
Application Form
Terms of Reference

McMaster's Health Research Services (HRS) biweekly Funding Opportunities Bulletin

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Ontario Tumor Bank

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.


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2019 Resident Research Awards

Platform Presenttion Awards -
All Specialties

1st – Laila Schenkel
   Clinical Fellow
2nd – Christine MacColl
   Anatomical Pathology,
   PGY4 Resident
3rd – Josko Ivica
   Clinical Biochemistry,
   Research Fellow

Poster Presentation Awards -
All Specialties
1st – Man Hymn Edwin Ho
   Anatomical Pathology,
   PGY2 Resident
2nd – Yasmeen Vincent
    Medical Microbiology,
    PGY3 Resident
3rd – Christopher Ma
    General Pathology,
   PGY4 Resident
Honorable mention -
   Mackenzie Cullip - Class of 2022
   Integrated Biomedical
   Engineering and Health Sciences

Laboratory Medicine Programs – Clinical Pathology Best Platform Presentation
Overall Laboratory Medicine Programs

HRLMP Chief’s Award -
Best Quality Assurance Project -
All Specialties

1st - Amir Hadzic
    Medical Microbiology,
    PGY4 Resident

Bruce Wainman showcases a hologram teaching tool (HoloLens) that the MacPherson Institute will be showcasing. You can view the HoloLens in action here

Nancy Heddle, Associate Member of our department and Director of
Research at the McMaster Centre
for Transfusion Research, is the
recipient of this year’s Emily Cooley
Award and Lectureship from the
American Association of Blood

Tom Hawke is the senior author of two studies recently published in Diabetes and Scientific Reports that link improved muscle health to better outcomes for people with diabetes. Read more here

Cathy Hayward was interviewed by The National Post in her role as Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Health Sciences about the array of opportunities in bioscience for a feature in its special report on higher education.

Christine Lee is one of the collaborators in a world-first study on fecal transplants for children. Read more here

Brian Lichty was highlighted in The Ottawa Citizen’s story about how venture capitalists are investing in the promise of research using viruses to fight cancer. Read more here

Guillaume Pare was interviewed in Reuters about a new study comparing a meditation retreat with just relaxing in the same locale, both options improving stress regulation, immune function and other cellular markers in the blood. Read more here

Bruce Wainman has been chosen by students in the 2017/18 classes as the "most inspiring and passionate role model in medicine from McMaster" and, as a result, is the recipient of this year's students' choice award from McMaster Medicine Student Affairs. Bruce will present this year’s Osler Lecture in a "life lessons and anecdotes" format at their tri-class meet-and-greet.


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