October 2017


“Small” surgeries. Big results.

The Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute is now home to a minimally invasive heart surgery program, enabling cardiac surgeons to avoid opening the chest when performing major, open-heart surgery on hundreds of patients each year.


“This technique results in expedited recovery after surgery, a shorter hospital stay and allows our patients to return to normal activities more quickly.” – Dr. Jeevan Nagendran


Researchers optimistic in making advancements in Alzheimer’s research:

On October 11, the University Hospital Foundation was proud to support the Gairdner Symposium Public Lecture.


Joined by special guests in neurology, the public lecture focused on treating brain conditions like Alzheimer’s, and where treatment is headed.

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