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.
September 18, 2019
Researchers discover that two short strings of amino acids could pave the way to new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.
September 10, 2019
Despite gains, antimicrobial-resistant pathogens a growing threat to infection rates in Canadian hospitals.
September 4, 2019
Overweight and obesity levels dipping in Alberta preschoolers, but severe obesity unchanged: U of A study
August 30, 2019
New biomarker will help health professionals better predict the course of myasthenia gravis and develop treatment plans specific to individual patients.
August 7, 2019
U of A cardiologist part of long-term research to determine causes, suggest treatments.
July 26, 2019
Palliative approach allows patients to manage symptoms, prepare for death at home.
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.