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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.
April 4, 2017
A seven-year project will determine if we can teach attention control to help prevent some of the risk of autism.
March 9, 2017
A new therapy to treat the effects of diabetes could reside in feces from resveratrol-fed donors.
March 7, 2017
Incorporating simulation into teaching and learning is part of a culture change
February 7, 2017
A pediatric cardiologist works to uncover the secrets of children's immature immune systems
January 31, 2017
Study suggests electronic survey has strong potential to help parents make health lifestyle changes for their children
June 15, 2016
Medical students are learning a musculoskeletal screening assessment to develop a valuable clinical skill.
June 6, 2016
As Chris Novak looks toward convocation and residency, he reflects on his time as a medical student. Novak will enter the General Pediatrics Residency Training program in July.
May 30, 2016
New study helps UAlberta pediatrician advocate for improved children’s pain management across the country.
May 25, 2016
UAlberta study shows infants do better on developmental tests when their mothers consume more fruit during pregnancy
April 4, 2016
U of A researcher found cancerous cells expand by controlling the body’s lipid metabolism.