Canada's centre for
evidence-based medicine & clinical epidemiology.
Dr. Alan Bernstein, Inaugural President
of the CIHR
Welcome to Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Dr. Holger Schünemann,
From its founding in 1968 with David L Sackett as its first Department Chair, CE&B has grown, diversified, and established an international reputation through the rigour and impact of its research and education programs. While famed for its roots in evidence-based medicine and clinical trials, the department’s strengths now add up to much more than the CE&B name suggests. Continued ►
NANCY HEDDLE RECIEVE's PRESTIGIOUS AWARD
Nancy Heddle is the third McMaster University professor to receive the Emily Cooley Award and Lectureship from the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB). The memorial award given to an individual who has demonstrated teaching ability and made a major contribution to the field of transfusion medicine or cellular therapies. More ►
PREPARING FOR THE AGING TSUNAMI TARGET OF $15 MILLION GIFT FROM CHANCELLOR LABARGE
Preparing Canada and Canadians for the oncoming “grey tsunami” – the overwhelming, unavoidable and never-before aging of our population – is the focus of a remarkable new $15 million gift from McMaster’s chancellor Suzanne Labarge.MoRe ►
STEVEN HOFFMAN MAKES THE CASE FOR WHY WE NEED TO BOOST PUBLIC HEALTH SPENDING
The Toronto Star featured Steven Hoffman's piece on four reasons that explain why we, as a society, chronically underinvest in public health.More ►
THE GLOBE & MAIL WROTE ABOUT MARK LOEB'S STUDY THAT WILL EXAMINE WHETHER NOSODES WORK AS A VACCINE ALTERNATIVE.
Despite the strong safety record of vaccinations, many continue to worry that they are dangerous and possibly linked to conditions such as autism. Dr. Mark Loeb is conducting a high-quality scientific experiment to determine whether nosodes actually work as an alternative method to vaccines.More ►