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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.
February 18, 2020
Research assistant aims to investigate how peer support interventions can help young people living with chronic pain.
January 20, 2020
Family medicine faculty member is leading efforts to provide support to an overlooked group of care providers
November 20, 2019
Getting comfortable with uncertainty an essential part of medicine for family physicians and learners.
November 18, 2019
With Canada's rapidly growing elderly population, the secret to healthy aging and compassionate care lies in teamwork
Family medicine researcher looks at the impact of loneliness and social isolation on the use of health care.
October 31, 2019
Three projects will tackle diabetes and obesity for seniors, youth and Canadian newcomers.
October 15, 2019
Dr. Jessica Kirkwood joined the Department of Family Medicine team as Assistant Professor on September 1, 2019.
October 2, 2019
Canadian family physicians warned potential harm of daily dose outweighs benefits.
September 17, 2019
Family medicine researcher hopes to inform a foundation for standardized exercise documentation
August 20, 2019
Medical student’s summer research project leads her to reflect on learning journey and start planning for the future.