McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

McMaster Demystifying Medicine Seminar Series

McMaster Demystifying Medicine Program

The McMaster Demystifying Medicine Seminar Series started in January 2012. It includes presentations of patients, pathology, diagnosis and therapy in the context of major disease problems and current research. This translational seminar series is designed to help increase the understanding of how advances in biology can be applied to human disease. It is directed towards undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and researchers, medical students and clinicians. It is open for the public. Each session includes clinical and basic science components presented by McMaster clinicians and researchers. These seminars are accredited for CME.

In 2013, we started an undergraduate course (HTS 4DM3) in Knowledge Translation and Communication that is associated with the McMaster Demystifying Medicine Seminar Series.

[Learn more about the HTS 4DM3 course]

* Pre-registration is not required for seminars and graduate student talks below.

Upcoming Seminars: Academic year 2018-2019

Please check back soon for our next round of seminars.

Global state of ALS research in 2019


Monday, March 25, 2019


4:15 pm to 5:15 pm




Dr. David Taylor, Vice President, Research, ALS Society of Canada

Learning Objectives:

  • State of ALS clinical trials and treatment (clinical)
  • Clinical features of ALS that make it hard to find treatments (clinical)
  • State of understanding of ALS biology (research)
  • Where the field is going and how technology is
    advancing our abilities (research)

Contact Information:

Dr. Kjetil Ask

Cathy Stampfli
Phone: 905-521-2100 Ext. 73115

Graduate Student Talks

Please check back soon for our next round of graduate student talks.

Upcoming Graduate Student Talks: Academic year 2018-2019