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January 7, 2020
Questions from her PhD still need to be answered
Eytan Wine’s work to identify specific bacteria in the gut of patients with IBD could help treat or prevent flare-ups of this disease.
Carmen Rasmussen seeks to raise the profile of postdocs in the department
November 1, 2019
Sarah Raza wants to understand how autism develops early in life
October 1, 2019
Graduate students explain why they chose the Department of Pediatrics
Graduate students take a closer look at technology's impact
September 10, 2019
U of A computing scientists and doctors begin the complex process of analyzing environmental factors affecting newborn health
U of A researchers first to reveal how breastfed infants are able to take in large amounts of calcium to build bones.
September 5, 2019
Researchers to examine factors driving obesity and what more can be done to help severely obese children.
September 3, 2019
Teens can empower themselves about their own health with a new tool in clinics