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.
June 8, 2017
Scientist. Pediatric researcher. ‘Gutsy’ maternal and infant health advocate. Liane Kang found her calling in clinical research through summer student research position at the Royal Alexandra NICU.
June 1, 2017
Thymus could be an abundant source of cells used to supplement or replace immunosuppressive drugs that help prevent organ transplant rejection
May 29, 2017
UAlberta researcher Geoff Ball is creating new ways to better support families
May 24, 2017
UAlberta scientists and clinicians explore how gut bacteria may be key to a healthy life
May 9, 2017
UAlberta study demonstrates the deep impact of maternal education on childhood malaria
May 4, 2017
First-in-Canada curriculum brings transplant recipients into the classroom to share their experiences with medical students
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