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.
Welcome to the Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology. We are a research-intensive department focusing on advanced studies in Bacteriology, Immunology, Virology, and the interface between these fields. We hope you enjoy your visit and if you want to have a look inside, please click the 3D Virtual Tour logo in the links panel.
January 10, 2019
“Dupilumab imprints a TH1/Type 1 response and enhances the efficacy of the acellular whooping cough vaccine in mice and infant baboons.”
January 8, 2019
“Innate immune response to influenza A virus infection.”
December 19, 2018
“Modulation of immunogenic cell death by integrins.”
December 13, 2018
“Autoimmunity immunodeficiency and retroviruses. The upside down world of primary biliary cholangitis.”
November 2, 2018
The walk raised over $30,000 for bladder cancer support and research.
October 2, 2018
“Selective Ablation of Senescent and Malignant Cells using Apoptotic Gene Therapy” (click for details)
“The Notch signaling pathway: a master regulator of CD8+ T cell differentiation.”
"Respiratory Syncytial Virus Entry Receptor Signalling and Trafficking." (click for details)
September 27, 2018
The Influence of the Intestinal Microbiota on Norovirus Pathogenesis
May 31, 2018
“Targeting host cyclophilins to inhibit viral evasion of innate immune sensing: HCV and beyond”
MMI occupies the 6th floor of 3 buildings along 87 Ave
Quirks & Quarks: creating horsepox by MMI's Evans' lab (audio)
Huffington post: RSV interview with MMI's Dr. Marchant.