Jan. 3, 2023

Research by Snyder Institute members Dr. Christophe Altier, Dr. V. Wee Yong and Dr. Michael Parkins highlighted in the top ten most-read UCalgary research stories of 2022

A diverse range of research topics attracted reader attention this past year.
Drs. Altier, Yong and Parkins in the top 10 most read UToday articles of 2022
From left, Dr. Christophe Altier, Dr. V. Wee Yong and Dr. Michael Parkins University of Calgary

Years of hard work paid off in 2022 as the University of Calgary achieved its goal of being named one of Canada’s top five research universities. It was a diverse year in research for UCalgary as the world started to slowly return to normal after a pandemic that sparked its own share of transformative research here. The list of research stories coming out of UCalgary is impressive, and the following three involve Snyder Institute members: 

Dr. Christophe Altier, PhD and his research team discover a molecule in the nervous system that may treat chronic pain. Read more.

Dr. V. Wee Yong, PhD and his research team have found that an anti-malaria medication may slow the onset of disability in patients with primary progressive MS. Read more.

Dr. Michael Parkins, MD and collaborators across Alberta are tracking evidence of COVID-19 in wastewater of 3.2 million Albertans. Read more.

See the list of top ten most-read stories.