McMaster University

McMaster University, (Mac) was founded in 1887 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Today, nearly 29,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students attend the university. Mac is noted for exceptional innovation in the clinical research in medicine, exceptional training in medicine and science and engineering. Mac is respected world-wide as a academic research center and educational institution.

Address
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S4L8
Website
http://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/index.html
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Cardiology

New cardiac defibrillator much safer for patients

High-risk patients who need defibrillators to prevent cardiac arrest can experience fewer complications with a type of device implanted under the skin, a Canadian study has found.

Immunology

Researchers help develop rapid, reliable vitamin D test

A McMaster researcher is part of a team that has developed a more efficient way to screen for vitamin D deficiency that could become a tool in the fight against COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.

Medications

Major bleeding reduced in patients having non-cardiac surgery

A large, international study found a drug that helps the blood to clot reduced life-threatening, major and critical organ bleeding in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery—without increasing major vascular complications.

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