Master’s student Evan Essapa is on track for success as a varsity athlete, a researcher and a leader supporting wellness among the Black community at the U of A and beyond. (Photo: Supplied)
Health And Wellness, Research, Society and Culture

Sprinter on track for success as an athlete and community leader

Evan Essapa is dedicated to supporting wellness among the Black community at the U of A and beyond.

U of A researchers have uncovered a new class of drugs that provide antiviral prevention and treatment against a wide range of RNA viruses — a discovery that could help us be ready when future pandemics hit. (Photo: John Ulan)
Health And Wellness, Research

New class of antivirals works against broad range of RNA viruses including SARS-CoV-2: study

We need these drugs to prevent or treat future viral outbreaks, says lead researcher.

Ronni Dixie (left) with her nephew and liver donor Anthony Germain. Dixie says the self-care habits she’s developed through the EMPOWER program have changed her life for the better. (Photo: Supplied)
Health And Wellness, Research

Beyond treatment: online wellness program ‘a game-changer,’ say patients

Participants living with chronic conditions adopt new daily coping and movement habits after taking the 12-week EMPOWER program.

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Michael Houghton Awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

University of Alberta virologist awarded Nobel Prize

Michael Houghton wins Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of the hepatitis C (HCV) virus.

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Science and Technology, Research

U of A Nobel winner’s impact extends from personal to global

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Research, Science and Technology

COVID-19 has ‘created a new paradigm for developing vaccines,’ says U of A Nobel winner

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Research, Health And Wellness

Michael Houghton reacts to receiving Nobel Prize