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Submitted by nancy.whelan on Thu, 03/02/2017 - 11:15am

THE McCAIG INSTITUTE FOR BONE AND JOINT HEALTH

The McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health is comprised of basic scientists, orthopedic surgeons, rheumatologists, radiologists, kinesiologists and biomedical engineers who research bone and joint diseases affecting more than six million Canadians.

The McCaig Institute has faculty and trainees within a variety of faculties and departments, including the Cumming School of Medicine (division of rheumatology and section of orthopaedics), the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, the Schulich School of Engineering, and the Faculty of Kinesiology.

The McCaig Institute strives for early and accurate diagnosis, understanding of disease cause and progression, development of personalized treatments, prevention of bone and joint conditions and improvement of health care delivery in Alberta. Founded in 2007, the McCaig Institute has over fifty member researchers and eighty trainees at the University of Calgary and the University of Alberta. The McCaig Institute works closely with Alberta Health Services and Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute.