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September 29, 2023

Developing a less invasive way to diagnose and better manage treatment for kids with brain cancer

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Featuring Liana Nobre, Read More
September 28, 2023

‘Fire keepers’: Women elders share advice for healthy aging

Physical, mental, emotional and spiritual balance is essential to wellness for Indigenous women, say Maskwacîs participants in sharing circle research.

September 18, 2023

‘Laughing gas’ helps relieve kids’ pain and distress in emergency rooms, study shows

Inhaled nitrous oxide is safe and effective for kids in the ER — and could help prevent lifelong issues like needle phobia, says U of A expert.

Featuring Samina Ali, Read More
September 15, 2023

Summer studentship awards give young researchers a chance to make a difference

Learn more about the 15 student projects we supported in 2023

September 15, 2023

Developing a “weed killer” to treat a type of muscular dystrophy

A WCHRI student is researching a DNA-like molecule to prevent muscle damage

Featuring Toshifumi Yokota, Read More
September 15, 2023

Helping endometrial cancer survivors stay healthy after treatment

U of A researchers are testing a digital health program designed to reduce the risk of heart problems

Featuring Carla Prado, Sophia Pin, Christa Aubrey, Read More
September 6, 2023

Leading researchers recognized by Royal Society of Canada

Seven U of A standouts, including Stollery Science Lab Distinguished Researcher Lisa Hartling, are making an impact in diverse fields from biology and computer engineering to food science and visual culture

Featuring Lisa Hartling, Read More
September 6, 2023

U of A team revamps Alberta’s prenatal hepatitis C screening program

New universal screening program, one-step test and streamlined pathway to care mean more cases are now being identified for treatment.

Featuring Carmen L Charlton, Read More
August 29, 2023

New Canada Research Chair aims to advance a health systems approach to family violence response and prevention

Health policy and systems researcher Stephanie Montesanti is among the newly named Canada Research Chairs at the U of A.

Featuring Stephanie Montesanti, Read More
August 23, 2023

Devices designed for athletes could help save lives of children with malaria

Measuring lactic acid in the blood could help identify which children need care most urgently, say researchers.