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.
September 10, 2019
U of A researchers first to reveal how breastfed infants are able to take in large amounts of calcium to build bones.
U of A computing scientists and doctors begin the complex process of analyzing environmental factors affecting newborn health
September 5, 2019
Researchers to examine factors driving obesity and what more can be done to help severely obese children.
September 3, 2019
Presentation highlights how staff can engage faculty
Research shows that maintaining predictable routines and spending time with kids are some of the best advice doctors can give parents
Innovative graduate program will continue for another three years
Teens can empower themselves about their own health with a new tool in clinics
August 14, 2019
Samina Ali leveraged small grants to influence big changes in how we manage children’s pain
Taking personalized treatment to the next level—one blood, urine and stool sample at a time
August 1, 2019
Earlier diagnosis can help children in the long run