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Canadian Cancer Society's Daffodil Campaign and CHCH's Interview with Mick Bhatia

Canadian Cancer Society's Daffodil Campaign and CHCH's Interview with Mick Bhatia

To kick off Daffodil Month, CHCH News visited the SCC-RI to learn about research and how it is impacting patient care in Hamilton. We reflect back on that interview. [...]

Darlene Lane

Darlene Lane | Tuesday, April 10, 2018


New insights made into blood stem cell control

New insights made into blood stem cell control

Dr. Kristin Hope's team, in collaboration with efforts from Dr. Jon Draper's lab, have discovered two new regulators of the gene Musashi-2, a key protein that promotes the regenerative capacity of blood stem cells. [...]

Darlene Lane

Darlene Lane | Tuesday, April 10, 2018


StemCellTalks 2018 at McMaster University Brings Discussions of Making Sci-Fi Medicine a Modern Reality

StemCellTalks 2018 at McMaster University Brings Discussions of Making Sci-Fi Medicine a Modern Reality

StemCellTalks coordinator, Damian Tran, recounts the inspiring moments of the symposium, which aimed to engage senior high school students with introductory stem cell biology. [...]

Damian Tran

Damian Tran | Thursday, March 29, 2018


SCC-RI scientist unravels genetic mystery causing complex brain disorders, including autism

SCC-RI scientist unravels genetic mystery causing complex brain disorders, including autism

Dr. Karun Singh and his team pinpoint key genes causing brain development disorders [...]

Karun Singh

Karun Singh | Monday, March 5, 2018


Dr. Sheila Singh named to The College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists

Dr. Sheila Singh named to The College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists

Congratulations Dr. Sheila Singh on receiving this prestigious recognition! [...]

Darlene Lane

Darlene Lane | Friday, November 24, 2017


Spoiling the soil for leukemia favours normal blood cells

Spoiling the soil for leukemia favours normal blood cells

Promoting fat cells in the bone marrow inhibits leukemic cells but promotes normal blood generation [...]

Tony Collins

Tony Collins | Monday, October 16, 2017

New insights made into cellular-signalling pathway linked to cancer and other diseases

New insights made into cellular-signalling pathway linked to cancer and other diseases

Dr. Brad Doble's lab has revealed important insights into the regulation of the cell signalling pathway Wnt, which is strongly implicated in the development of colon and other types of cancer. [...]

Tina Depko

Tina Depko | Monday, September 11, 2017

New genes discovered regulating brain metastases in lung cancer patients

New genes discovered regulating brain metastases in lung cancer patients

Dr. Sheila Singh’s research team has identified new regulators of brain metastases, the most common brain tumour in adults and the leading cause of death in cancer patients. [...]

Tina Depko

Tina Depko | Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Hitting the Bullseye on Cancer Stem Cells

Hitting the Bullseye on Cancer Stem Cells

A team of researchers led by Dr. Mick Bhatia has identified a unique feature of cancer stem cells that can be exploited to kill the deadly cells thought to be the reason that cancer comes back after therapy. [...]

Paige Collins

Paige Collins | Thursday, June 22, 2017

SCC-RI Alumnus Leading German Cancer Immunotherapy Group

SCC-RI Alumnus Leading German Cancer Immunotherapy Group

Bhatia Lab alumnus Dr. Borhane Guezguez is leading a new investigator group for cancer immunotherapy in Germany. [...]

Paige Collins

Paige Collins | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Highlights From McMaster's 5th Annual StemCell Talks Symposium

Highlights From McMaster's 5th Annual StemCell Talks Symposium

StemCellTalks organizers, Solen Abdulla and Michelle Ly, provide their highlights from the symposium's 5th year at McMaster. [...]

Solen Abdulla

Solen Abdulla | Friday, April 28, 2017

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