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Nov 172017

Science in the Cinema: Free Movie and Discussion about Rheumatoid Arthritis

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The McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health is sponsoring a free event on March 14, 2018 featuring the film Maudie followed by a discussion led by rheumatologist and researcher Dianne Mosher about the impact of rheumatoid arthritis and how it can be treated. A 2016 biographical romantic drama starring Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke, Maudie chronicles the life of Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis and her struggle with rheumatoid arthritis, a ...

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Oct 232017

Former CFL All-Star Jon Cornish to Speak at Free Wood Forum on Shoulder and Elbow Injuries Oct. 28

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If you’re suffering from a shoulder or elbow injury, mark your calendar to attend the Wood Forum from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 28, and hear about the latest research in prevention and treatment. Special guests include Jon Cornish, former All-Star running back with the Calgary Stampeders, and Rhett Warrener, former defenceman with the Calgary Flames. The symposium is organized in conjunction with The Arthritis Society‘s Joint ...

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Oct 172017

ABJHI Invites Proposals for Two-year Post-doctoral Research on Obesity and Osteoarthritis

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Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute is making a fully funded two-year post-doctoral position available for research that will shed new light on the association between obesity and osteoarthritis. Suitably qualified PhD graduates are invited to submit expressions of interest to ABJHI by 5 p.m. MT on Nov. 17, 2017. The successful post-doctorate fellow will receive a salary of $60,000 per year for two years and a total of $10,000 for ...

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Oct 112017

Cy Frank Legacy Lecture Friday, Oct. 20 in Vancouver

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Dr. Tom Noseworthy, the 2017 Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship distinguished speaker, will deliver the last of his three lectureship talks on Friday, Oct. 20, at the Vancouver General Hospital Eye Care Centre, Room 100LT, 2550 Willow St., Vancouver. Dr. Noseworthy’s lecture, “Innovation in Healthcare: Lines of Sight to Policy and Practice”, will begin at 2 p.m. Admission is free. Please register here. The Vancouver lecture is co-sponsored by ...

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