posted on Oct. 27: Health Sciences celebrates excellence today


More than 400 health professionals are gathering at the Faculty of Health Sciences today for a Celebration of Excellence. Participants will hear presentations from some of the Faculty's finest scientists, showcasing the strength and depth of scientific talent at McMaster.

Lectures will be held in HSC-1A1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


9 a.m Andrea Baumann:
Rethinking the traditional health care organization; Issues of
Commitment and Productivity

9:30 a.m. Fraser Mustard:
Research Quality and Innovation in a new Faculty of Health Sciences

10:30 a.m. John Bienenstock:
The Wa(o)nderings of a Scientist in the Mind-Body Connection

11 a.m. Russell Joffe:
Depression: A New Perspective

11:30 a.m. John Kelton:
Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia: When a Good Drug Goes Bad

1:30 p.m. Jack Gauldie:
Translating from Gene to Therapy

2 p.m. Salim Yusuf:
Global and Ethnic Variations in the Burden of Cardiovascular

2:30 p.m. Steve Collins:
Montezuma's Revenge: From Beach to Bedside

3:30 p.m. Paul O'Byrne:
Allergen-Induced Asthma: The Cat is Out of the Bag

4 p.m. Sandra Witelson:
Neurobiology of Cognition

4:30 Jack Hirsh:
The Discovery, Development and Evaluation of Low Molecular Weight