Researchers find more precise way to target tumours with anti-cancer drugs

Using modified nanoparticles to deliver drugs to tumour cells while sparing healthy ones could make treatment more effective, U of A researchers find.

U of A researchers aim to uncover the science behind cannabis-sleep theories

NMHI neuroscientists receive federal funding to explore the effect cannabis components have on sleep and breathing.

New treatment for common form of muscular dystrophy shows promise in cells, animals

University of Alberta-led team develops synthetic molecule that stops production of toxic muscle-killing protein.

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