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NEWS ARCHIVE | CUMMING SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

The soft shuffle of nurses’ shoes on the hospital floor, the on-and-off beep of machines, faces that lean down to you — imagine you’re elderly, sick and nearing the end of your life in an intensive care unit (ICU).

Biomedical and health-related research laboratories at the University of Calgary have opened their doors to host 22 Alberta high school students.

Researchers from the University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine are the first in Canada to examine the benefits of using an exoskeleton robotic device to rehabilitate patients with spinal cord injuries (SCI) in the days and weeks following their injury.

A new study details two enzymes used in digestion by pitcher plants, which show particular promise in assisting the human digestion of gluten linked to celiac disease.

Two University of Calgary undergraduate students are taking part in innovative summer research projects to help improve the quality of life of children who are living with cerebral palsy. 

New blood test identifies women at risk of preterm delivery as early as 17 weeks of pregnancy.  Findings published in PLOS One.

Alberta Health Services, Calgary Zone and the University of Calgary's Cumming School of Medicine are very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sean Grondin as Zone Clinical Department Head and Academic Department Head, Department of Surgery. 

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Jon Meddings has been reappointed for a six-year term as dean of the Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) effective July 1, 2016.

After 40 years of lending a sympathetic ear to generations of medical students Adele's last day as co-ordinator of admissions and student affairs will be July 22.

Last week, 155 new students were welcomed to the CSM as they began their journey to become doctors.

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