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From patient to person-centred care

As a successful healthcare leader, innovator, and catalyst for change, Dr. Michael Apkon, MD, PhD, MBA, has led three of the largest academic medical institutions in North America. This fall, Dr. Apkon —the President and…


The Aging Population and the Healthcare Industry

Chief among issues in modern society is the aging population – one that presents a fundamental effect on societal sustainability. This video examines topics such as the unique care required for the changing population, and…


Research Spotlight – Avijit Mallick

Avijit Mallick is a PhD student in Dr. Bhagwarti Gupta’s Lab at McMaster University. He has recently published a study on PRY-1/AXIN signalling in the regulation of lipid metabolism, and its implications on a concurrent…


Hurricanes and Health

This video examines how the impact of hurricanes extend beyond structural damage to properties, towns, and cities –and into short and long-term health fallout. An exploration of the research evidence reveals what kinds of fallouts…



Eye Diseases and The Shortage Crisis

This video highlights a unique issue that is slowly becoming a worldwide issue: the issue of the increasing prevalence of eye diseases and the anticipated shortages in those who are able to treat them. The…



Using stem cells to grow a living brain

Written by Sarah Asbury, Biochemistry Class of 2019, McMaster University   When scientists discovered how to reprogram skin cells into neurons, research on neurological disorders broadened. Disorders of the brain have been historically difficult to…


Bench to baby belly: An interview with Dr. Deborah Sloboda

Dr. Deborah Slobada is an Associated Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University. Dedicated to improving maternal and child health, she explores the relationship between prenatal risk factors, such as…