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Alberta primary-care physicians get vaccine hesitancy roadmap

July 22, 2021

Dr. Myles Leslie, School of Public Policy assistant professor, and his team have developed the Vaccine Hesitancy Guide to help doctors navigate difficult conversations with patients who have reservations about being immunized against the novel coronavirus. 

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Kathy McCoy

Microbiome researcher Kathy McCoy awarded Killam Memorial Chair

July 5, 2021

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Raised With Care: Stewards of the Land

March 31, 2021

Watch the ABVMA documentary showcasing best practices in raising healthy livestock while acknowledging the challenges producers, and veterinarians face.

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Pillai

Precision testing in the palm of your hand

Imagine if you could simply spit on a stick and minutes later discover whether or not you had COVID-19.

Dr. Dylan Pillai, MD, PhD, research lead and member of the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases and the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute at the Cumming School of Medicine says "“That’s the dream”.

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Researchers identify rare fungal lung-infection in central Alberta

March 21, 2021

Dr. Tanis Dingle, clinical microbiologist at Alberta Precision Laboratories and assistant professor at the UofA studies on Histoplasmosis, a lung disease caused by inhaling certain fungal spores:

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New study shows microplastics turn into 'hubs' for pathogens, antibiotic-resistant bacteria

March 19, 2021

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UCalgary microbiologists develop platform for rapid infection diagnostics

March 16, 2021

Dr. Ian Lewis, founder of Rapid Infection Diagnostics, and Thomas Rydzak, chief scientific officer use UCeed funding to grow life-saving application that can be used to identify and test antibiotic susceptibility of disease-causing microbes

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RESEARCH, HEALTH AND WELLNESS U of A lab reveals how flu drug works in hopes it can be tweaked enough to outsmart resistant variants

March 04, 2021 

Virologist Dr. Matthias Götte and a team in his lab at the U of A identified how the recently approved anti-flu drug baloxavir marboxil works...

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Engineered viruses can fight the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

February 24, 2021

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Report highlights lack of progress against antimicrobial resistance

February 4, 2021

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COMMENTARY: How antibiotic resistance has an impact on future diseases

Experts say superbugs may pose a bigger threat to Canadians than climate change!

January 25, 2021

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Take the Plunge to Become Water Wise

January 2021

A study by Dr. Lee Jackson, a professor in Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary and Scientific Director at Advancing Canadian Wastewater Assets (ACWA)

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A new frontier: History of Alberta’s Primary Care Networks captures the spirit of the West

January 25, 2021

This article features Dr. Myles Leslie, one of the Consortium Principal Investigator's research.

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Oxford research tackles threat of antibiotic resistance

January 19, 2021

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