U of A virologists identify how experimental Ebola treatment works

U of A virologists identify how experimental Ebola treatment works

As the deadly virus spreads in Congo, researchers have shown why a promising drug is effective at preventing Ebola from copying itself.

Graphic novel helps teen transplant patients navigate life after surgery

Graphic novel helps teen transplant patients navigate life after surgery

U of A student creates story of 16-year-old transplant recipient who has to save Edmonton from mutant earthworms.

Carlos Fernandez-Patron (left) and Hassan Sarker

The surprising role fibrinogen plays in regulating the body's response to disease

UAlberta study reveals how fibrinogen can heal, but also hurt if left unchecked.

UAlberta researchers developing new treatment that could help protect people with cardiovascular disease

New medical therapy for treating cardiovascular disease being commercialized through a biotech startup.

MD grad helped open doors wider for Indigenous medical students

Nicole Labine is planning to return to Fort Smith, N.W.T., to improve access to health care in her community. But first, she is embarking on a five-year surgery residency.

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The successful candidate for the position of dean will be an MD(or equivalent) with a distinguished academic record in research, teaching, service, and leadership.

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