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Sheardown Lab and Ripple Therapeutics receive NSERC grant to improve treatment for millions with eye disease

February 8, 2021 /  Department News

Sheardown Lab and Ripple Therapeutics receive NSERC grant to improve treatment for millions with eye disease

McMaster engineers will further advance drug delivery options for patients with glaucoma and beyond, thanks to a partnership with Ripple Therapeutics and a recent grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).

Lessons learned in 2020 and plans for 2021, with Ishwar K. Puri and Susan Tighe (Part One)

February 4, 2021 /  Department News

Lessons learned in 2020 and plans for 2021, with Ishwar K. Puri and Susan Tighe (Part One)

In the first episode of 2021 on Big Ideas for a Changing World, we reflect on the gaps in engineering education that have been exposed by the pandemic, and how McMaster is pushing the boundaries.

To prevent millions more masks in landfills, McMaster researchers develop a way to recycle them

February 3, 2021 /  Department News

To prevent millions more masks in landfills, McMaster researchers develop a way to recycle them

McMaster's Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials (CEPEM) and B.C.-based Vitacore launch Canada's first end-to-end recycling program for single-use masks and respirators.

McMaster Centre of Excellence receives $1.2M to advance Canadian-made personal protective equipment

January 26, 2021 /  Department News

McMaster Centre of Excellence receives $1.2M to advance Canadian-made personal protective equipment

Canada’s first and only research hub dedicated to developing, testing and validating personal protective equipment (PPE) is receiving a $1.2M grant from the Ontario Together Fund, announced today by the Government of Ontario.

In the Media: Province gifts McMaster $1.2M for PPE development

January 26, 2021 /  Department News
Source: The Hamilton Spectator

In the Media: Province gifts McMaster $1.2M for PPE development

McMaster's Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials (CEPEM) receives funding from the Ontario Together Fund, announced on Jan. 26 by Ministers Victor Fedeli and Ross Romano, with an appearance from Premier Doug Ford.

In the Media: ‘Significant potential’: McMaster researchers create lab-grown meat that ‘felt and tasted’ like the real deal

January 21, 2021 /  Department News
Source: The Hamilton Spectator

In the Media: ‘Significant potential’: McMaster researchers create lab-grown meat that ‘felt and tasted’ like the real deal

New research on lab-grown meat is spotlighted in The Hamilton Spectator, featuring Ravi Selvaganapathy from McMaster's School of Biomedical Engineering.

McMaster researchers create “sheets” of meat in the lab that stack up well against their natural counterparts

January 20, 2021 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

McMaster researchers create “sheets” of meat in the lab that stack up well against their natural counterparts

Researchers Ravi Selvaganapathy and Alireza Shahin-Shamsabadi, both of the university’s School of Biomedical Engineering, have devised a way to make meat by stacking thin sheets of cultivated muscle and fat cells grown together in a lab setting.

Nasal spray delivers antipsychotic drugs straight to the brain, cutting required dose by up to 75 per cent and reducing adverse side effects

January 15, 2021 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

Nasal spray delivers antipsychotic drugs straight to the brain, cutting required dose by up to 75 per cent and reducing adverse side effects

A team of neuroscientists and engineers at McMaster University has created a nasal spray to deliver antipsychotic medication directly to the brain instead of having it pass through the body. This work is co-led by Todd Hoare, a Canada Research Chair and professor of chemical engineering.

McMaster Engineering welcomes six new faculty and 25 postdoctoral fellows

January 11, 2021 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering welcomes six new faculty and 25 postdoctoral fellows

We are pleased to announce the following appointments in the Faculty of Engineering starting this winter.

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