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September 17, 2021

Women’s health research spotlight: Nese Yuksel

Women's health researcher is passionate about bringing her clinical experience into her research.

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September 9, 2021

Researchers take the first steps towards treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders

PhD student unlocks understanding around how neural stem cells can restore proper brain connectivity

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September 9, 2021

New ultrasound tool will make orthodontic imaging safer

PhD student’s project ‘a critical step’ toward prototype commercialization

Featuring Lawrence H Le, Paul Major, Edmond HM Lou, Read More
September 9, 2021

Exploring barriers faced by transgender Albertans

New research examines the barriers faced when seeking gender-affirming surgery

Featuring Jane A Schulz, Cathy Flood, Read More
September 9, 2021

The passionate mentor

Greg Funk discusses his greatest contribution to science—his trainees

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September 9, 2021

A summer of research

Science student JuliAnn Thai spent four months investigating a rare congenital eye disease.

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September 9, 2021

From summer student to PhD student

Alexa Thompson reflects on her research journey and how being engaged with WCHRI has made a difference for her.

September 9, 2021

Brain molecule helps ‘wake up’ cells that could help tackle MS and similar diseases, study shows

Molecule called fractalkine stimulates creation of myelin-producing brain cells, showing promise for treating certain neurodegenerative disorders.

Featuring Anastassia Voronova, Read More
September 8, 2021

Space designers take flight to test bioengineered knee cartilage in low gravity

Testing device built by U of A team could help researchers learn more about how osteoarthritis develops and why it is more likely to affect women.

Featuring Adetola Adesida, Read More
September 7, 2021

Four leading researchers named to Royal Society of Canada

WCHRI Executive Director Sandra Davidge was named to the Royal Society of Canada today, the country's oldest and most prestigious scholarly institute. Member Carla Prado was also named to the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

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