La chercheuse à l’ambition contagieuse

The Infectious Investigator

When she is looking for inspiration, Dawn Bowdish, assistant professor in pathology and molecular medicine at McMaster University, conjures up an image of children baking cookies with their grandparents. Bowdish’s lab is focusing on why the elderly are particularly susceptible to pneumonia and striving to extend lives by developing new therapies that bolster the body’s own natural defense mechanisms.