History of a diabetes breakthrough

Twenty years ago, U of A scientists transformed Edmonton into the world’s leading light in the quest to cure Type 1 diabetes. Now they’re at it again.

ADI Member Andrea Haqq (FoMD) leading genetic study with drug trial to help patients with rare genetic disorders lose weight

Clinical trial for new anti-obesity drug ready to launch at U of A

ADI Member Andrea Haqq :: UAlberta clinical researcher leading genetic study with drug trial to help patients with rare genetic disorders lose weight.

Greg Korbutt & Andrew Pepper FoMD story on islet transplantation

UAlberta diabetes researchers changing the equation on islet transplantation

ADI Members Greg Korbutt & Andrew Pepper :: New grant funding to help researchers move diabetes treatment under the skin.

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Research at the Alberta Diabetes Institute spans the spectrum from ground-breaking discoveries at the molecular level to population-based research that guides new health practices, with expertise in both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. We are dedicated to translating discovery science into health solutions for the prevention, treatment and cure of diabetes.


Participate in a Clinical Research Study

Browse our current research studies for a list of up-to-date studies recruiting volunteers. You can also join our research study participant database to be informed of new research opportunities / diabetes information that may be of interest you. 

Joining a clinical research study is another amazing way to support diabetes research.  

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ADI Public Forum - Type 1 Diabetes, Research and You

This event is cancelled until further notice, registration is still open and registrants will be contacted when a new date is confirmed.

A 10-Year Celebration Biennial Report

2017-2018 Biennial Report Front Cover

A 10-Year Celebration Biennial Report