Peroxisomes identified as ‘fighters’ in the battle against bacterial infections

New study shows the organelle is required for the innate immune response to engulf and destroy bacteria.

Alumni Q & A: Seema Marwaha

Physician, filmmaker, educator to share her tips with UAlberta MD grads embarking on their residencies at alumni event in Toronto Aug. 17.

Blocking the back door that cancer cells use to escape death by radiotherapy

UAlberta study examines how cancer cells subvert a healing mechanism of the body for survival.

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry offers fully accredited programs at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels, and ongoing professional development activities. We train physicians, researchers in the basic and clinical sciences, dentists, dental hygienists, and medical laboratory scientists for central and northern Alberta, Canada and the world.

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The Division of Community Engagement in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta is an academic unit that recognizes the many diverse communities that we are a part of and the need to ensure a balance between health science, social accountability and humanism.

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is the first faculty in Canada to develop and support a division like Community Engagement. The division is a cross-disciplinary community, and also engages communities to facilitate dialogue and respond to needs through innovative medical education, thoughtful research and related initiatives.

Community Engagement provides an academic home to the following related programs:

Global Health

Indigenous Health Initiatives
Inner City Health
Rural and Regional Health
Community Engaged Research

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