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July 13, 2021

Species of gut bacteria linked to enhanced cognition and language skills in infant boys

Alberta study offers compelling new evidence pointing to the importance of gut bacteria for neurodevelopment.

Featuring Piush Mandhane, Anita Kozyrskyj, Read More
June 30, 2021

Online resource will speed up development of new approach to treating genetic diseases

U of A research team leads international effort to advance exon-skipping therapy with the help of their machine-learning-based eSkip-Finder tool and database.

Featuring Toshifumi Yokota, Read More
June 30, 2021

Empowering women with mental health support

Dawn Kingston, Sue Ross and Nese Yuksel are conducting life-changing mental health research that impacts women of all ages, from adolescence to beyond menopause.

Featuring Dawn E Kingston, Nese Yuksel, Sue Ross, Read More
June 24, 2021

Women’s Health Research Spotlight: Cheng-Han Lee

Cheng-Han Lee has spent the last decade examining the genetic basis and biology of aggressive gynecologic cancer. As the newly appointed Sawin-Baldwin Chair in Ovarian Cancer, Lee will focus on gynecologic cancers that are most aggressive and most in need of therapeutic advancement.

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June 21, 2021

Building healthy futures in Indigenous communities

Successful mentoring program will expand to more than 100 communities.

Featuring Kate E Storey, Read More
June 21, 2021

Seeking common ground for rare diseases

From diagnosis to treatment, new strategies are needed to tackle thousands of uncommon genetic disorders.

Featuring Peter Kannu, Read More
June 21, 2021

Transforming the lives of Black children in Canada

Bukola Salami believes race and racism have a huge impact on mental health in black and immigrant youth populations

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June 17, 2021

Renewed funding for—and expansion of—LHHW Cross-Provincial Chair in Women’s Mental Research Chair

Five years ago, it was a first of its kind. Now, the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation and UCalgary Nursing have once again come together to renew the Lois Hole Hospital for Women Cross-Provincial Chair in Women’s Mental Health Research.

Featuring Dawn E Kingston, Read More
June 8, 2021

Exploring the connection between COVID-19 and ABO blood groups

Lori West’s research could lead to new strategies to prevent infection and treat severe cases.

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June 8, 2021

Digging into data, disrupting unhealthy patterns

How do social and environmental factors affect long-term health—and what can be done to change the outcome?

Featuring Maria Ospina, Read More