Wood Forum 2017

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UCalgary’s Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre receives global recognition for injury prevention and athlete health

Named 1 of 11 international research centres by International Olympic Committee ...

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Organoid manufacturing platform developed by UCalgary professor used by NASA

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Canada’s first space health research symposium launches at UCalgary

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Calgary couple’s gifts provide backbone for spine research discovery at McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health

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McCaig Institute events


McCaig Institute seminar series

The seminar series is put together by a group of dedicated student leaders. Speakers and topics are chosen to reflect the breadth of the research produced by members of the McCaig Institute.


Seminar schedule

Cy Frank

Cy Frank Legacy Lecture Series

The Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship honours and commemorates the late Dr. Cy Frank, an internationally acclaimed visionary who championed the application of research to create solutions for patients. 

On Wednesday, September 28 2022, Dr. Ewa Roos delivered an inspiring lecture sharing the successes of the GLA:D program with us and answering the question, "Osteoarthritis: Putting science into action – why not now?". She honoured the memory of Dr. Cy Frank with her encouragement to, "just do it" by applying research to create solutions for patients today.

Watch the lecture recording


Wood Forum

The Wood Forum is an annual free public forum on bone and joint conditions held each year in the Fall.

On Saturday October 29, we had the privilege to hear from experts in the field of joint health at the Wood Forum 2022. Topics included gut health, diet and their affect on osteoarthritis, how to reduce pain from osteoarthritis, understanding when imaging may (or may not) be required and what to do after a knee injury. 

View the 2022 event recording