Matthew Dankner

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75 million syringes but nothing to put in them: what is Canada’s plan for a COVID-19 vaccine?

24 July 2020 | Matthew Dankner, Mackenzie Michell-Robinson
Dankner and Michell-Robinson argue that in the current political climate, the Canadian Government must act now to invest in securing early vaccine doses from promising trials as well as make long term plans to bolster the Canadian biomedical sector in order to avoid future issues with drug development in times of international crisis.

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A Unique Opportunity for Canadian Science Next to Trump’s USA

01 November 2017 | Matthew Dankner and Ariel Chackowicz
The election of Donald Trump as President of the United States on November 7 2016 triggered a feeling of panic across the scientific community given the newfound uncertainty surrounding the fate of the scientific profession in both the U.S. and abroad.