What is CRINA?

The Cancer Research Institute of Northern Alberta (CRINA) is a pan-university institute that brings together over 150 researchers from eight faculties: Medicine & Dentistry, Science, Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Nursing, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation, and Rehabilitation Medicine.


To improve patient outcomes through cancer research


To be a catalyst for cancer research and innovation, bringing together researchers, clinicians and trainees who make impactful discoveries in cancer prevention, detection, treatment, and survivorship


Community Newsletter

Subscribe to our community newsletter to learn more about cancer research. Subscribers will be able to read all about research innovations and exciting new discoveries, get to know more about our CRINA researchers, and be notified of any public events that may be of interest.