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Apr 262017

BJH SCN’s Scientific Office Impressed with Pilot Student Competition for Evidence-based Solutions in Health Care

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The BJH SCN is planning to engage university students across Alberta in proposing solutions to address real-world clinical issues in treating osteoarthritis (OA) patients after a successful pilot to test the idea at the University of Calgary. The pilot was a collaboration between the University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine (Section of Orthopaedics) and Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute and was sponsored by the BJH SCN’s ...

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Apr 252017

Seed Grant Lays Foundation for Research to Identify Effective Treatment Strategies for Obese Patients with Arthritis

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A research team led by Behnam Sharif, Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute’s postdoctoral fellow, and Deborah Marshall, ABJHI’s research director, has been awarded a seed grant to conduct research groundwork that could lead to new and better ways to manage obese patients with osteoarthritis – a fast-growing problem in Alberta. The grant was awarded by the Diabetes, Obesity and Nutrition Strategic Clinical Network (DON SCN). It will ...

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Apr 252017

Save the date: Wood Forum on Shoulder and Elbow Injuries

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If you’re suffering from a shoulder or elbow injury, mark your calendar to attend the Wood Forum on Saturday, October 28, and hear about the latest research in prevention and treatment. The Wood Forum is a free annual symposium offering the general public the opportunity to engage directly with researchers and clinicians about their latest work. Admission is free. More information to come. Share:

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Apr 132017

Join in the Walk to Fight Arthritis June 4

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Register for the Walk to Fight Arthritis on June 4 and join a passionate community that is determined to build awareness and raise funds for arthritis research. Organized by The Arthritis Society, the Walk to Fight Arthritis will stretch across Canada uniting families, friends and organizations in one common goal: to help over 4.6 million Canadians who live with arthritis every day. Share:

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