We are the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, one of the world’s elite academic health sciences centres, where top students are taught by award-winning educators and mentored by renowned scientists in a dynamic learning environment.
We conduct our teaching, research and patient care in accordance with the highest international standards. We work with our partners in education, research and health care for the greater good of the local, regional and global community.
Outstanding areas of medical research at the University of Alberta include diabetes, obesity, virology, heart disease, motor control and rehabilitation, protein structure and function, and transplantation.
Biochemistry is at the cutting edge of molecular discovery in disease processes
Within a disease group, choose a Faculty member to find out more about their specific research
Many of our faculty are members of these research groups and institutes
The Group on the Molecular & Cell Biology of Lipids
Membrane Protein Disease Research Group
Signal Transductiond Research Group
Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases
Cancer Research Institute of Northern Alberta