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28 Aug 2014

New enzyme targets for selective cancer therapies

New enzyme targets for selective cancer therapies
Professor Christopher Cairo and his team synthesized a compound that inhibits an enzyme linked to brain cancer—a finding that could lead to new drugs that are better able to target cancer. The U of A team was funded, in part, by the Alberta Glycomics Centre - one of AITF’s Centres for Research and Commercialization...
Author: Yuri Wuensch
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21 Aug 2014

Clinical Demonstration Program re-launched

Clinical Demonstration Program re-launched
Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures (AITF) announces the re-launch of its Clinical Demonstration Program (CDP). Alberta-based small- to medium-sized enterprises testing novel health technologies in a clinical setting are invited to submit an Expression of Interest up until September 16, 2014...
Author: AITF Staff
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13 Aug 2014

Chuckwagons and biochar: A winning combo!

Chuckwagons and biochar: A winning combo!
Dwayne Dubuc's Alberta Biochar Initiative chuckwagon returned home on August 8 to a crowd of Vegrevillians who threw on the rubber boots and rain jackets to watch the mud fly. See how it all went down...
Author: AITF Staff
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8 Aug 2014

Float wins first place in Vegreville parade

Float wins first place in Vegreville parade

AITF’s creative and interactive float won the red ribbon in the Vegreville parade’s commercial category for 2014. See the photos and learn more...

Author: AITF Staff
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5 Aug 2014

Vegreville Field Day 2014 in photos

Vegreville Field Day 2014 in photos
Some 40 stakeholders and local farmers took part in this year's Crop Walk, hosted at AITF Vegreville on July 29. See who was there and what they did, in this photo story...
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