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.
May 24, 2017
UAlberta scientists and clinicians explore how gut bacteria may be key to a healthy life.
May 19, 2017
U of A's recent rise in transplantation rankings the result of decades of innovation.
May 17, 2017
Join us in celebrating the achievements of faculty, staff and students.
New JLABS POD @ Alberta connects U of A health entrepreneurs with the world to speed up the translation of health research to patient care.
UAlberta’s Young Physician Training Program helps international learners grow in their field.
May 16, 2017
Get to know Friesen International Prize in Health Research recipient Janet Rossant ahead of her visit May 18 and 19.
May 15, 2017
Preview: UAlberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry’s first annual Festival of Health set for June 3.
May 11, 2017
UAlberta researchers believe stem cells may provide transplant recipients with freedom from life-long immunosuppression drugs.
May 10, 2017
Frank Wuest’s work with radiotracers reveals how tumour cells behave at the molecular level, to advance personalized cancer diagnostics and treatment.
May 9, 2017
UAlberta study demonstrates the deep impact of maternal education on childhood malaria.