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Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine

Conferences/Events/ Important Dates

Summer Faculty Meeting and BBQ Friday June 9, 2017

Department Resident/Fellow Research Day - Tuesday October 17, 2017

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.
2016/2017 Competition 2          May 1, 2017 – 1:00 pm (deadline)
Application Form

Hamilton Health Sciences Awards

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

What's New?

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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Educational Sessions

Demystifying Medicine Seminar Archives

Professional Development Opportunities

(Program for Faculty Development)

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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

2016 Resident Research Awards

Anatomical & General Pathology
Best Platform Presentation

1st Place – Ipshita Kak
2nd Place – Jay Maxwell
3rd place – Carolyne Lemiuex

All Specialties Best Poster

1st Place – Ian Brain
2nd Place – Jennifer Dmetrichuk
3rd Place – Christine MacColl

Laboratory Medicine Programs – Clinical Pathology Best Platform Presentation
Janet Simons

HRLMP Chief’s Award - Quality Assurance Project
Lei Jiao

McMaster Medical Student Award
Caylea Foster

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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