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, June 22, 2022

The latest on health innovation in Edmonton. The Business Council of Alberta's new Define the Decade report identifies the pursuit of healthy lives through medical and wellness advancements as one of three prosperity missions that are key to achieving economic expansion.

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Thursday, June 16, 2022

The latest on health innovation in Edmonton. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) announced $3.3 million in funding for two training initiatives at the University of Alberta through the Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) program, which is designed to improve the training and mentoring environment for the Canadian researchers of tomorrow.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022

The latest on health innovation in Edmonton. Nanostics, the precision-health company that develops and commercializes non-invasive diagnostic tests, won the pitch competition in the Game-changing Health stream at Inventures in Calgary on June 3, bringing home a cheque for $10,000.

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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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