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 29, 2017
So why do we treat everyone the same when it comes to medical research?
March 28, 2017
UAlberta researchers’ show proteins transferred through milk regulate newborn’s immune system
March 23, 2017
A host of possibilities just opened up for treating the mysterious, pervasive illness.
March 21, 2017
“Tear-induced” heart attack becoming more common. Know the signs.
Vivian Mushahwar to help guide a program supporting patients with spinal cord and neurological injuries
March 17, 2017
Scholarship support for Shahed Bayesteh helps hundreds of future dentistry students.
March 16, 2017
Tom Hobman’s lab awarded CIHR grants to better understand and diagnose the mosquito borne virus.
March 15, 2017
UAlberta researcher writes iBook to help improve picture-taking technique and cut risk of repeat exposures for patients.
March 14, 2017
Join us in celebrating the achievements of our faculty, staff and students.
Researcher receives special grant to look at how Alberta wildfires are affecting firefighters’ physical and mental health.