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.
March 15, 2018
Better information could also lead to more appropriate treatments for heart patients.
March 12, 2018
UAlberta study shows the team-based health-care model reduces hospital visits in Alberta.
March 9, 2018
A round-up of news stories featuring the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
Petra and Richard Schulz will be speaking at a public lecture on the opioid crisis March 15, as part of Brain Awareness Week 2018.
Finding opens the door to new therapeutic possibilities.
March 8, 2018
UAlberta scientists crack mystery that could change our understanding of cellular disease.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, we are recognizing a few of our many female change makers
Researchers identify the overabundance of a specific protein in the brain of people who have MS; next step is to figure out the protein’s role and possibly develop therapies.
March 7, 2018
Finding opens door to studying Ebola inhibitors in any lab without needing extreme safety precautions.
March 6, 2018
Skin cancer patients to benefit from pioneering procedure.