Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute
McMaster’s Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute is a collaborative group of laboratories performing innovative studies with a focus on translating discoveries into clinical applications.
Effective healthcare is dependent on the knowledge generated by biomedical research. At the SCC-RI, we are motivated to improve healthcare options for patients who currently have few or none. To realize this, we are working with human cells throughout the scientific process in our unique, state-of-the-art facilities.
Our work is guided by the following health programs and technological platforms:
Improving bone marrow and cord blood transplants
Targeting cancer one cell at a time
Identifying and targeting the cells responsible for neural disorders
Through a decade of innovation, the SCC-RI has cemented its position as a world leader in stem cell research. In our second decade, we will advance our research endeavours and translate our discoveries into healthcare options. We are grateful to the donors, funders and community members that continue to support our meaningful work.