Children have arthritis too. In September 2014, the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health, University of Calgary partnered with TELUS Spark and the Alberta Children's Hospital to facilitate an art workshop for children with arthritis. The young participants were able to express the challenges of what it's like to live with arthritis.

 

 

Current Issues

 

Engineering Solutions for Health: Biomedical Engineering. The BME launches its research strategy as the University of Calgary positions itself as a global leader.

Congratulations to Dr. Nick Mohtadi who was named new director of the Sport Medicine Centre at the University of Calgary!

Osteoarthritis innovation in Alberta. Drs. Cy Frank, Linda Woodhouse, Walter Herzog, and David Hart discuss their seven year project.

The International Olympic Committee extends support for the Sport Injury Research Centre until 2019! Read more about the centre and Dr. Carolyn Emery.

Killam scholarship recipient Haley Britz studies the microarchitecture of bones to better understand osteoporosis.

Congratulations to Haley Britz and Kelsey Collins who were named Killam Pre-Doctoral Scholars!  Congratulations also to Carolyn Emery for the Killam Emerging Research Leader Award, CIHR, and to Walter Herzog for the Killam Memorial Chair!

Expressions of Arthritis took place on Saturday, September 20 at TELUS Spark. This creative workshop organized by the McCaig Institute was designed specifically for children to express what it feels like to live with juvenile arthritis. Click here to see the CBC news coverage (watch 6 minutes into the video).

Carolyn Emery is named member of College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists, a new entity created by the Royal Society of Canada to support and promote emerging generation of intellectual leadership.