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.
Zeroing in on the Zika virus
Research rises from the ashes
Mind-blowing bionics coming out of University of Alberta's SMART Network
Using new technology to meet the organ shortage
Cancer Research Institute of Northern Alberta (CRINA)
Unleashing the next generation of cancer care
The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is home to exceptional people advancing health education, research and patient care.
Here are a select few who have made an impact on their communities and across Canada this past year.