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Nervous system reaction may worsen asthma attacks

March 14, 2017  Alberta Innovates postdoctoral scholar Nicholas Jendzjowsky looks beyond inflammation to explain constricted airways more →

Six researchers have been named to the 2016 highly cited researchers list

January 17, 2017 Each year, Thomson Reuters compiles a list of highly cited researchers which captures the top one per cent of researchers with global influence and impact. Six researchers from the Cumming School of Medicine have been named to the 2016 list. more →

Minister Hehr announces Banting and Vanier awards on campus

October 21, 2016 Government of Canada invests in promising young researchers more →

The Calvin, Phoebe and Joan Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases was named in 2008 in honour of Joan Snyder and her parents, who she credits for teaching her the value of philanthropy. It is a group of more than 104 clinicians, clinician-scientists and basic scientists who are impacting and changing the lives of people suffering from chronic diseases, including sepsis, MRSA, cystic fibrosis, type-1 diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. For more information on the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases, please visit us at or follow us on Twitter @SnyderInstitute.