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Research Activities

Organized and funded collaborative programs in stroke, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, vascular and cardiovascular, body, musculoskeletal, interventional and intra-operative imaging, as well as functional MR imaging (fMRI) and surgical robotics are ongoing. See details here.

Some of the Seaman Family Centre faculty, staff and trainees at the Department of Radiology Research Day dinner in June 2013.
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Over seventy investigators have run studies at the Centre since 1999. For the full listing of current investigators click here.

Funding to support our current research programs is provided by Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, Alberta Innovation - Health Solutions, Canada Foundation for Innovation, Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Canadian Stroke Network, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Calgary, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT and Nunavut, Hotchkiss Brain Institute (via the NeuroImaging Research Unit and the Hopewell Professorship in Brain Imaging), Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, National Science and Engineering Research Council and National Institute for Health (United States).

In addition to the clinical research focus of the Seaman Family Centre are the complementary imaging research activities of the Experimental Imaging Centre, located in the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary; and the Stephenson Cardiovascular MR Centre, located in Foothills Medical Centre, Alberta Health Services. Close linkages have also been developed with the Child and Adolescent Imaging Research (CAIR) Program within the Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute.