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.
July 12, 2018
An alumni reunion sparked a joint effort to help medical students enhance mental health.
July 1, 2018
Cognitive deficits can be functionally debilitating and are common features of many neuropsychiatric disorders.
June 1, 2018
It started in the spring of 2017 with a simple challenge from Dr. Verna Yiu, President and CEO of Alberta Health Services.
As a youngster growing up in Williams Lake, B.C., and Spruce Grove, Alberta, Taelina Andreychuk was a typical small-town kid.
Mark Snaterse, Christine Mummery and Dr. Alice Leung have long shared the same inspiring dream.
The idea that bacteria in one’s gut might somehow influence brain function or the state of one’s health first gained prominence in ancient Greece, but there has never been more interest in pursuing research on the subject than there is today.
May 1, 2018
The long intellectual and creative journey that took Pamela Brett-MacLean from Ontario to Western Canada can be traced back to the mid-1990s.
Her story begins in Moldova, a tiny nation of 3.5 million people sandwiched between Romania and Ukraine on the north shore of the Black Sea.
University of Alberta Hospital is one of 50 international research centres worldwide and one of only five in Canada
The rugged nickel mining town of Sudbury, Ont., where Dr. Allen Chan grew up, seems a world away from the hushed