A U of A researcher will use nearly $750,000 in new funding from Alberta Innovates to test a portable ultrasound system that uses AI to speed up triage for patients with suspected injuries to their wrists, elbows and shoulders. (Photo: Supplied)
Health And Wellness, Science and Technology, Research

Portable ultrasound tool uses AI to detect arm fractures more quickly

Alberta Innovates funds new project that could shorten wait times and save costs in emergency departments.

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.

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

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

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Michael Houghton reacts to receiving Nobel Prize