Research

October 16, 2017

Bolstering fat cells offers potential new leukemia treatment 

By Tina Depko, Health Sciences

Researchers from the McMaster Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute found that boosting fat cells located in the bone morrow suppressed cancerous leukemia cells but induced the regeneration of healthy blood cells at the same time.
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October 13, 2017

Donation supports ‘omics’ health research

Alfred Voytek is helping support health research at McMaster with a donation in excess of $500,000 towards research, including the use of new technologies to uncover the genomic, metabolomic and gut microbiomic signatures of future disease...
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October 2, 2017

Mac researchers come together to tackle issues in aging

By Kara Aaserud

Can cognitive age predict the use of Fitbits in older adults? How can better understanding of bone density at the nanoscale lead to longer-lasting hip and knee implants? Can smart joint technology predict risk for falling and other mobility-related...
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