Check out this week’s latest news and events in research, technology, companies and people changing health for the better in Edmonton.

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Here are some highlights from this week’s Health Innovation Roundup:

Local headlines

  • Researchers at MacEwan University will undertake a study this summer to re-think dementia care. The research will look at day programs for older adults with dementia and the connections between those programs and home.
  • Avenue Edmonton profiled the Gamma Knife unit at the University of Alberta hospital, which allows for painless brain surgery.
  • The Edmonton Protocol — an islet transplant to treat Type 1 diabetes  — turns 20 this year.
  • Take part in BioAlberta’s state of the industry survey before June 30.


The Health Innovation Roundup, sponsored by Health City, is written and published weekly by Taproot Edmonton.

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