Dr. Heather Sheardown
Canada Research Chair in Ophthalmic Biomaterials and Drug Delivery Systems
Innovative, leading-edge research is needed to do everything from detect disease to provide therapies to create better biomaterials.
McMaster Engineering has considerable strength and strong collaborations in the areas of biomaterials, imaging, sensing and detection and therapeutics.
Key Areas: Improving drug delivery, lowering costs, improving quality of life for people with chronic diseases, creating healthy homes, communities designed for healthy living, better biomaterials.