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.
February 21, 2017
UAlberta addictions expert argues for more acceptance of drug use to protect users.
Starting with...you don’t have to be an opioid addict to be at risk of death by a fentanyl overdose.
February 16, 2017
UAlberta scientist seeks to neutralize “rogue” protein believed to be a key player in the development of Alzheimer’s
Celebrating the achievements of our faculty, staff and students.
Tickets are still available for the annual fundraising dinner on March 4.
February 13, 2017
Promising drug by UAlberta researchers could save millions of lives.
February 10, 2017
Free flow of ideas put at risk when academic researchers kept apart.
February 8, 2017
...and three other ways you can secure better health care.
Some say the friendships you forge at university will last forever. The MD class of 1961 is determined to prove it.
February 7, 2017
A pediatric cardiologist works to uncover the secrets of children's immature immune systems.