Welcome to the first edition of Taproot Edmonton’s Health Innovation Roundup, sponsored by Health City! Each week Taproot brings together the latest on the research, technology, companies and people changing health and healthcare for the better in Edmonton. Here are some highlights from this week’s Health Innovation Roundup: News The Stollery Children’s Hospital creates seven distinguished researcher positions. Medical geneticist Charles Lee will be recognized with the Distinguished Alumni Award on Sept. 24 at the 2018 Alumni Awards Ceremony. Amplicet Inc.’s E. coli-detecting technology GelCycler Mark II is almost ready for commercial sale. The St. Albert Gazette reported on the University of Alberta’s Indigenous Health Academy days where future doctors address the current impact of past traumas Canadian municipalities considered “innovators” and “early adopters” of drive-through bans at fast-food restaurants were the subjects of a University of Alberta study published in the journal BMC Public Health earlier this year. Events BioAlberta’s 19th Annual Awards Gala and Health and Life Sciences Showcase (September 24, 2018) Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital’s 2018 Spotlight on Innovation: Health to Home (November 7, 2018) The Health Innovation Roundup, sponsored by Health City, is a weekly email newsletter published by Taproot Edmonton. Sign up to get the full edition delivered directly to your inbox. If you have a suggestion for a future edition of the roundup, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.