National institute announces Dr. Sam Weiss as Scientific Director

National institute announces Dr. Sam Weiss as Scientific Director

Dr. Sam Weiss was a young trainee looking for support to pursue brain cells research in 1980. At the time he was one of the first graduate students ever funded by Alberta Innovates. Now, he is one of the most prominent neuroscientists in North America. The Canadian...
MOVING AWAY FROM ACUTE-BASED CARE IS PART OF A GLOBAL TREND

MOVING AWAY FROM ACUTE-BASED CARE IS PART OF A GLOBAL TREND

People require acute care for issues like heart attacks, broken bones and other emergencies. For more chronic health needs, many jurisdictions are moving towards a more sustainable model of providing care in a person’s community, rather than shipping patients to a...
Getting a knee up on injury

Getting a knee up on injury

Our knees do a lot for us: they propel us forward, pivot us backward, lower us to the ground and raise us to sky. It’s a complicated joint, says Alberta Innovates clinician researcher Ryan Lewinson. Lewinson is pursuing a combined MD/PhD program at the...