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Getting back in the game - faster

Submitted by kristy.cross on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 13:14.

Getting back in the game - faster

New concussion treatment results in less down time for athletes



New research by Kathryn Schneider, PhD, a researcher with the Faculty of Kinesiology’s Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute and Hotchkiss Brain Institute has shown that physiotherapy concussion treatment that combines therapy of the neck and balance system is four times more likely to lead to an athlete’s medical clearance for return to sport by eight weeks.

Student computer scientists bring Giant Walkthrough Brain to life

Submitted by kristy.cross on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 13:08.

Student computer scientists bring Giant Walkthrough Brain to life

Ambitious project merges high-end computer graphics and games with health and life sciences


Four University of Calgary students are at the heart (or brain!) of a unique collaboration with nationally acclaimed science communicator Jay Ingram and his music band, the Free Radicals. The team partnered to create the Giant Walkthrough Brain, a 75-minute stage performance that combines the latest in computer visualization, a playful twist on science storytelling, and a musical act to enrapture the spectators’ journey.

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HBI Trainees awarded studentship and fellowship funding

Submitted by kristy.cross on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 13:52.

HBI Trainees awarded studentship and fellowship funding

Congratulations to the successful applicants of the AIHS April 2014 Graduate Studentships, MD-PhD Studentships and Clinician Fellowships.



In this most recent competition, HBI trainees received a total of six Graduate studentships, one MD-PhD Studentship and two clinician fellowships.

Historic gift starts new chapter in medical research

Submitted by kristy.cross on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:03.

Historic gift starts new chapter in medical research

$200 million marks one of the largest single investments in medical research to a Canadian university

The University of Calgary has the opportunity to lead research breakthroughs into some of the biggest medical challenges of this generation thanks to $200 million in combined support from Geoffrey Cumming and the Government of Alberta.



The Cumming School of Medicine is being named in honour of this extraordinary gift.

The Government of Alberta is committing $100 million in matching funds to further medical research and innovation at the University of Calgary.