Health Innovation Roundup

The Health Innovation Roundup provides you with the latest headlines and happenings related to health innovation in the Edmonton region.
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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

The latest on health innovation in Edmonton. A new course spearheaded by the Edmonton-based Obesity Canada aims to help doctors and other healthcare professionals better understand what obesity is and how best to treat it.

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The latest on health innovation in Edmonton. Alberta Innovates will be hosting its first virtual symposium on medical cannabis and psychedelic research on Oct. 26, showcasing ongoing research projects and creating an opportunity to look ahead to the future of the field.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

The latest on health innovation in Edmonton. A spirit of collaboration has helped the Edmonton International Airport (YEG) earn a global reputation as a leader in pharmaceutical logistics and innovative delivery, says the organization's manager in charge of cargo.

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48Hour Discovery awarded $800,000 to accelerate drug development
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48Hour Discovery awarded $800,000 to accelerate drug development

University of Alberta biotechnology spin-off company 48Hour Discovery has been granted $800,000 to initiate peptide-based drug discovery using its patented drug discovery platform.

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Made-in-Edmonton cancer drug receives Health Canada approval for Phase 1 human clinical trials
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Made-in-Edmonton cancer drug receives Health Canada approval for Phase 1 human clinical trials

Edmonton-based oncology company Pacylex Pharmaceuticals has received Health Canada's approval to begin a Phase 1 clinical trial for its anti-cancer drug PCLX-001.

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U of A health research to receive $6.5M in federal funding
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U of A health research to receive $6.5M in federal funding

University of Alberta health research is getting a funding boost from the federal government through the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to advance two projects: one that aims to better understand chronic health conditions and develop potential treatments, and another that investigates the impact of toxins on people’s health.

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