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 22, 2019
Celebrating the achievements of our faculty, staff and students.
U of A research team examined the breast milk of mothers with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
U of A computing scientists develop neural network that outperforms other state-of-the-art methods of tracking tumours in real time, which could improve radiation treatment.
February 21, 2019
Discovery of viral culprit may open new areas of research to develop potential therapies.
February 12, 2019
Mineral rights propel understanding of diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
February 11, 2019
Fourteen U of A projects receive funding to help solve clinical problems
February 8, 2019
Kid-friendly educational series expands on medical podcasts that have generated 5.1 million downloads worldwide
February 7, 2019
Institute for Reconstructive Sciences in Medicine pays tribute to co-founders during research symposium and gala on Feb. 8
Low-income newcomers, immigrants and Indigenous people have a new dental clinic thanks to community partnership and support.
February 6, 2019
U of A medical researchers take significant step toward improving cancer care.