Clinical depression: What you need to know

About 1 in 10 Canadians will develop a major depressive disorder in their lifetime. In this webinar, UCalgary scholar Keith Dobson who has helped to pioneer Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), a treatment for depression now used worldwide, shares insights on depression gained from his decades of research and practice.

Recorded April 13, 2017

Nanomedicine: The new way to detect and treat cancer?

Regular cancer treatment focuses on killing the cancer cells through large doses of medicine, but it also kills other cells in the body and causes significant side effects and potential long-term effects. Join UCalgary researcher David Cramb – who looks at using nanoparticles to deliver the drugs solely to the tumor in much smaller, more effective quantities – to learn more about the potential breakthroughs that can be made possible through nanomedicine both in the treatment and diagnosis of cancer.

April 11, 2017

Microbiome: Why a few trillion germs can be a good thing

Trillions of bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi live in and around our bodies. Together, they make up the microbiome, which has been called the largest organ in the human body and been linked to a range of health issues, from asthma to diabetes to inflammatory bowel disease to obesity. Join Paul Kubes and Kathy McCoy, professors at UCalgary’s Cumming School of Medicine and researchers at the Western Canadian Microbiome Centre, as they share the science of the microbiome and why it holds the key to better health for all of us.



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