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.
June 18, 2019
As the deadly virus spreads in Congo, researchers have shown why a promising drug is effective at preventing Ebola from copying itself.
May 2, 2019
"Deciphering and re-engineering the immune response to cancer"
April 17, 2019
“HL18NL11 bat influenza A virus infection of Jamaican fruit bats”
April 11, 2019
“PD-1 mediated Suppression of Anticancer T Cells: A Matter of Exhaustion or Promoting a Fatal Ménage à Trois?”
April 4, 2019
“Should you care about the diet of subjects/animals in immunology studies?”
March 28, 2019
“Viruses, Vaccines, and Neurodegeneration – An Anthology”
March 21, 2019
“Cellular stress triggers the formation of natural amyloid aggregates.”
March 15, 2019
March 14, 2019
"Roles for Siglecs in Controlling Immune Cell Function" (click for details)
February 28, 2019
“Nutritional immunity at the Group B Streptococcus-Host interface during Pregnancy”
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.