Check out this week’s latest news and events in research, technology, companies and people changing health for the better in Edmonton. Sign up to get the full edition delivered directly to your inbox. Use the code HEALTHCITY & you’ll get 10% off the first year. Have a suggestion for a future edition? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. Become a “Roundup Cultivator” and sponsor Taproot Edmonton to help them chronicle health innovation in Edmonton. Learn more Here are some highlights from this week’s Health Innovation Roundup: Local headlines Four new Canada Research Chair positions were announced at the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Patrick Hanington from the University of Alberta’s School of Public Health is using input from citizen scientists who report swimmer’s itch to help minimize the risk of the condition and to “help people make an informed decision on where they swim.” University of Alberta professor Tim Caulfield warns YouTube is spreading potentially harmful information about stem cell therapies. Startup Genome profiled Edmonton’s innovation sector including OncoQuest and DrugBank. Events Sept. 10 – Innovation In Health: A Conversation with Josh Blair at the Sutton Place Hotel. Oct. 10 – Alberta Blue Cross presents The Wellness Summit at the Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel Nov. 4-5 – Alberta Health Economic Study Group 2019 at Peter Lougheed Hall, U of A Nov. 26-28 Moving Evidence to Action workshop at the University of Alberta The Health Innovation Roundup, sponsored by Health City, is written and published weekly by Taproot Edmonton. Sign up here to get the full edition delivered directly to your inbox.