Philanthropy at UCalgary: $182M in action
From the big gifts that make headlines across the country to the thousands of others that add up to create tremendous momentum, philanthropy is a cornerstone of excellence at the University of Calgary. There’s hardly a student, faculty, project or facility on our campus that hasn’t been touched by the generosity of donors. And behind each gift is a caring heart and a bold vision: to create positive, lasting change.
UCeed company aims to change standard of care for chronic pain
Zymedyne Therapeutics, founded by scientists out of the world-renowned Hotchkiss Brain Institute, is on a course to create a class of non-opioid and non-addictive pain medications. It's a “unicorn” that pharmaceutical companies have been madly chasing for years, and has the potential to help millions around the world.
Riddell family makes $25M OWN.CANCER gift to advance groundbreaking cancer immunotherapy research and biomanufacturing
Philanthropic investment helps rewrite the future of cancer treatment
Idea generates local and national collaborations, a philanthropic gift toward a new research centre and an entrepreneurial opportunity
Cohort of specialists can now focus on getting rapid, accurate diagnoses of ballooning number of immune-related conditions
Zymedyne Therapeutics is one of 44 startups in UCeed's investment portfolio
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