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McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health

Founded in 2008, the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health is comprised of basic scientists, orthopedic surgeons, rheumatologists, radiologists, kinesiologists and biomedical engineers who research bone and joint diseases affecting more than six million Canadians.

The McCaig Institute is multidisciplinary, with faculty and trainees in the Cumming School of Medicine, the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, the Schulich School of Engineering, the Faculty of Nursing and the Faculty of Kinesiology and the University of Alberta's Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.

The McCaig Institute strives for early and accurate diagnosis, understanding of disease cause and progression, development of personalized treatments, prevention of bone and joint conditions and improvement of health care delivery in Alberta. The institute has over 80 member researchers, 80 staff and 120 trainees at the University of Calgary and the University of Alberta. 

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