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.
January 9, 2018
Paul Armstrong named officer of Order of Canada for transformative research and leadership in Canadian health care.
December 19, 2017
For the world’s most influential organ transplant researcher, this holiday gift was nothing short of a miracle.
November 29, 2017
Study finds donor bacteria taken orally 96 per cent effective in treating the superbug.
November 28, 2017
An Alberta-led clinical trial has shown healthy poop transplants can be used to treat a specific cause of sloppy stool, whether taken orally or by an enema. Edmonton Journal
November 22, 2017
For-profit labs and misleading information online are creating confusion about diagnosis and treatment of the tick-borne illness.
November 21, 2017
Promising UAlberta spinoffs, patent holders singled out for recognition by TEC Edmonton.
November 15, 2017
Study shows that for every 1,000 patients, aspirin prevents 59 heart attacks but causes eight major bleeding events.
With two new world-leading studies, the Alberta Diabetes Institute at UAlberta is going where no one else is in the quest for new, better diabetes treatments.
November 2, 2017
Clinical trial from UAlberta shows decreased blood pressure in lungs of pulmonary hypertension patients, points to promising precision medicine applications.
October 24, 2017
Getting vaccinated greatly reduces your risk of getting sick during what a UAlberta infectious disease expert suggests will be an early and intense flu season.