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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.
July 4, 2019
U of A dermatologist says most people know the risks, but still get caught out.
July 3, 2019
New tool will standardize care while ensuring it remains patient-specific.
July 2, 2019
Richard Long, Courtney Heffernan, Melissa Cardinal-Grant, Amber Lynn, Lori Sparling, Dorilda Piche, Mara Nokohoo, Diane Janvier
June 11, 2019
New medical therapy for treating cardiovascular disease being commercialized through a biotech startup.
June 7, 2019
Farming family grateful for integrated approach to care
May 29, 2019
New study based on records of nearly half a million births in Alberta reveals link between first-trimester fainting episodes and problems like preterm births and low birth weight.
April 26, 2019
'We're really looking at how do we understand the signals that a human is giving'
Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories and University Hospital Foundation partner with the U of A to help unlock dementia-related enigmas.
March 8, 2019
Actor Luke Perry died this week at age of 52, after having a stroke. His death has prompted many questions about stroke risk factors. Dr. Thomas Jeerakathil joined Mike Sobel to share the facts.
February 22, 2019
Discovery of viral culprit may open new areas of research to develop potential therapies.