The MIBJH in the News...

 

  • Ammolite BioModels team wins $100,000 in TENET I2C competition for medical entrepreneurs.  Read about it here.
  • Dr. Steven Boyd is appointed the new Director of the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health.  Click here to read more.
  • Researchers study effect of space flight on astronauts' bone health - The first two astronauts in study with McCaig Institute’s Steven Boyd launch for International Space Station.  Read about it here.
  • Alberta Research Team Develops Key Indicators for Evaluating Centralized Intake Methods for Arthritis Sufferers (from the Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute web page)  An Alberta research team has developed what it believes is the first set of indicators that will reveal how centralized intake methods are performing for people with arthritis.  Click here to read the article.
  • Two McCaig Institute Faculty made Avenue Magazine's "Top 40 Under 40" list!  Congratulations to Dr. Cheryl Barnabe and Dr. Heather Jamniczky.
  • Keynote speaker Robyn Regehr and the Wood Forum in Calgary were featured in the Calgary Herald and on Breakfast TV.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Tom Noseworthy who was recognized with a national prize! He was awarded the CIHR's Barer-Flood Prize for Health Services and Policy Research! 
  • 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 read more.
  • Congratulations to Deborah Marshall who in addition to her extensive work at the McCaig Institute is also named Senior Scientist to the Arthritis Research Centre!
  • Kristen Barton is highlighted on UToday for her research and achievements leading to a Vanier Scholarship
  • 11 Vanier scholarships were awarded for U of Calgary students, and 2 of those to McCaig Institute trainees Kristen Barton and Claire Barber!
  • The CIHR Young Investigator Salary Award goes to Cheryl Barnabe! Congratulations!
  • 11 Vanier scholarships were awarded for U of Calgary students, and 2 of those to McCaig Institute trainees Kristen Barton and Claire Barber! Read more...
  • Founder of the Human Performance Laboratory, Benno Nigg is retiring. His accomplished 33 year career is highlighted in the Calgary Herald. Read more...
  • Cy Frank is appointed to the Order of Canada for advances made with Alberta Bone and Joint Health. Read more...
  • Cy Frank to join the Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation. This panel will make recommendations to the federal government about which ideas to support. Read more...
  • The newly named Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary receives $200 million for brain and chronic disease research. Read more...
  • The McCaig Institute's Mobility and Joint Health Facility received $4.7 million from the province of Alberta.  The facility will connect research and clinical practice utilizing biomarkers, mobility and imaging technology. Read more...
  • Heel strike avoidance for runners reconsidered. Read more...
  • Roman Krawetz and team organize a successful 1st Annual McCaig Meeting on osteoarthritis and musculoskeletal diseases. Read more...
  • Improving the Health Care System and Eliminating the Need for Private Care. Linda Woodhouse, PhD andDon Dick, MD respond to the suggestion that private care is necessary in Alberta. Read more...
  • Steve Boyd, PhD and Dave Hanley, MD explore vitamin D dosage for maintaining bone health.  Read more...
  • Kevin Hildebrand, MD has been researching treatment of elbow injuries using the asthma drug, Ketitofen.  Read more...
  • Nigel Shrive, DPhil speaks from an engineer's perspective on Alberta's floods: Read More...
  • Watch this highly relevant video on Osteoarthritis in Alberta: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGyv607kUoM
  • Give barefoot running the boot?  McCaig Institute's Benno Nigg disputes this Read More...
  • Kinesiology research at U of C provides evidence for Hockey Alberta decision on body checking Read More
  • Stem cells show promise in aiding recovery from sports injuries: Read More...
  • Ken Dryden delivers blunt message on sport concussions to university forum: Read More...
  • Could lubricin stop the development of osteoarthritis in damaged joints?: Read More...
  • Edmonton Journal: 'This is to help me hold a pencil better': Programs target childhood arthritis
  • CBC News: Seniors with Rheumatoid more vulnerable to infection
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