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.
April 9, 2020
Scientists hope to enrol thousands of Canadians in new study.
COVID-19 spreads easily, but some simple housekeeping habits can help you keep it from invading your home, according to U of A virologist.
April 8, 2020
Experts offer four creative tips to help the older adults in your life keep loneliness at bay.
April 7, 2020
Covidmapper captures data from around the world on the progression and severity of the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 6, 2020
Passion for translational medicine drives plastic surgery resident and recent PhD in many complementary directions.
April 3, 2020
The Medicine Cup Hockey Tournament, organized by medical students, raises funds for Little Warriors.
March 31, 2020
Chemistry, biochemistry and virology labs team up to look for action against deadly human virus.
A letter from six of Alberta’s health agencies to the front-line health-care professionals who are working tirelessly through this pandemic, offering support and encouragement.
March 30, 2020
Global effort led by U of A’s Canadian VIGOUR Centre leads to potential first-in-class treatment to help reduce negative repercussions in patients with worsening chronic heart failure.
A round-up of news stories involving the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.