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Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine

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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
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Hamilton Health Sciences Awards

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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2017 Resident Research Awards

Anatomical & General Pathology - Best Platform Presentation
1st – Christine MacColl
2nd – Ian Brain
3rd – Soha Ramadan

All Specialties Best Poster

1st – Bernard Pawlowicz
2nd – Yasmeen Vincent
3rd – Edwin Ho

Laboratory Medicine Programs – Clinical Pathology Best Platform Presentation
Heleen Arts

HRLMP Chief’s Award - Quality Assurance Project
Akash Gupta

McMaster Medical Student Award
Quinn Demik


Mark Crowther, our Department Chair is one of 14 scientists from the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine included in the Clarivate Analytics 2016 Highly Cited Researchers list (formerly known as Thomson Reuter's annual publication of The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds) more

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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