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 27, 2020
Nanostics using diagnostic technology to help health professionals intervene more quickly and efficiently with patients who are likely to need hospital care.
May 26, 2020
Medical researchers recommend rheumatic drugs, exercise to boost immune-regulating “natural killer” cells.
May 25, 2020
Mistrust, fear and rumours helped the virus spread, but training trusted local leaders helped stop it, U of A researchers find.
May 21, 2020
Evidence reviews of masks, goggles and shoe covers suggest individual pieces of personal protective equipment aren’t enough by themselves to protect health workers.
May 20, 2020
Celebrating the achievements of our faculty, staff and students.
May 19, 2020
U of A expert helping lead national pilot project to test wastewater for signs of COVID-19.
May 15, 2020
Bringing you a brief update on three research projects happening right now in FoMD
Funding for four UAlberta research projects will support drug discovery, data collection, at-risk groups, and mental health.
May 14, 2020
Similar approach may work against coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
May 13, 2020
Partnerships like this one can dramatically accelerate efforts to move research from lab to community, says virologist.