Interview Spotlight: Dr. Gordon Guyatt

This year, we had the honour of interviewing Dr. Gordon Guyatt, one of the founders of evidence-based medicine. Dr. Guyatt has played a significant role in the field of clinical research and methodology. He is…

Read More


Stress in Undergraduate Programs

Written By: Nehal Lubana Abstract: Stress is an all encompassing term used to describe how the body reacts to harsh or harmful situations. Stress has been consistent throughout time, and has more recently come into…


Interview with Dr. Eric Brown (Interview Spotlight)

Interview Spotlight: Dr. Eric Brown Written By: Hannah Silverman Novel Strategies in Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Dr. Eric Brown is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University and a…


Interview Spotlight: Dr. Gordon Guyatt

Evidence-based Medicine As one of the forefathers of evidence-based medicine, how and why did you get stated in the field? I was a resident in Internal Medicine at McMaster University and I was very fortunate…





Does the CMPA serve the interests of patients?

INTRODUCTION Medical malpractice consists of taking legal action against a healthcare professional when the professional deviates from the standard of care, creating harm or injury to patients. In Canada, the majority of physicians receive medical…


Multiple Myeloma

INTRODUCTION  Multiple myeloma (MM) is a build-up of tumour plasma cells in the bone marrow.1 Although considered a rare cancer, making up only ~1% of all cancer types, MM is the second most common hematologic…


Biotech Blueprint: 3D Printing In Surgery and Medicine

3D Printing Methods in a Surgical Context Three-dimensional (3D) printing involves the creation of a 3D product through combining and depositing materials (i.e. plastic, metals, and ceramics) in layers.1 Since the first patent was made…