Through its continued dedication to innovative education and ground-breaking research, McMaster University has earned its reputation as one of the leading post-secondary institutions in Canada.
McMaster’s medical school was the beneficiary of the largest single cash gift in Canadian history from entrepreneur and philanthropist Michael G. DeGroote. The $105-million donation will be divided between a $64-million endowment fund, supporting education, health care and medical research in perpetuity, and a $41-million capital fund directed to construction and outfitting of laboratories and hospital units.
AllerGen’s administrative offices are located in the Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery.
McMaster’s health sciences research spans the spectrum from curiosity-driven basic science in the laboratory to clinical research at the bedside and in the community.
In its continual quest for excellence in research, McMaster has accumulated some remarkable achievements:
- McMaster is one of only four Canadian universities ranked among the top 100 in the world (Academic Ranking of World Universities, August 2015, and Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Fall 2014)
- Eighth in Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities 2015, bringing in $310.6 million in sponsored research income in 2014
- McMaster ranks sixth in the country in research intensity – a measure of research income per full-time faculty member (Research Infosource Inc., 2013)
- McMaster was ranked as Canada’s Research University of the Year 2004 by Research Infosource Inc.
- McMaster is one of five Canadian universities ranked among the top 10 places to work in international academia by The Scientist magazine.
- McMaster University currently boasts 62 Canada Research Chairs.
AllerGen acknowledges, with appreciation, ongoing support from McMaster University and especially Dr. Paul O’Byrne, Dean & Vice-President, Faculty of Health Sciences; Dr. Rob Baker, Vice-President, Research; Dr. Gillian Goward, Associate Dean, Research and External Relations; and Dr. Patrick Deane, President and Vice-Chancellor, and Board of Directors member of AllerGen.
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