Saturday, November 5, 2016

10:00 a.m. - noon

Telus Spark

220 St. Georges Dr. NE, Calgary

 

Tickets and parking are FREE!

 

Program:

Welcome:  Raj Bhardwaj, CBC Eyeopener medical columnist and urgent care doctor

What is precision medicine? What does it mean if you have arthritis?:  Marvin Fritzler, Professor, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

An update on stem cell research at the McCaig Institute: Roman Krawetz, Assistant Professor, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

Stem cell therapy:  what is legitimate and what to avoid: Ubaka Ogbogu, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

Personalizing Arthritis Care:  Preston Wiley, Associate Dean, Research in the Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary and physician at the University of Calgary Sport Medicine Centre.

 The future of MSK research and precision medicine at the McCaig Institute: Steven Boyd, Professor, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary and Director of the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health, University of Calgary

Panel discussion and Q & A