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

  • Edmonton software company AltaML, Health City, and pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Ltd. are partnering to create a new tool using artificial intelligence to predict chronic illnesses and frailty in seniors.
  • Researchers out of the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry co-led a study that identified eight biomarkers that helped distinguish between two types of ovarian cancer.
  • Health Minister Tyler Shandro says he is looking into the ramifications of cancelling the Edmonton superlab.
  • Several events will be held throughout the city as part of National AccessAbility Week from May 28 to June 3.



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

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