Medical Genetics

The Department of Medical Genetics provides leadership in clinical, translational and basic research in human genetics and genomics, in undergraduate and graduate education. Clinical services are delivered through the Clinical Genetics Unit and the Inherited Metabolic Disease Clinic in Alberta Health Services, and Genetic and Genomics laboratories specializing in the three genetic laboratories in Biochemical Genetics, Cytogenetics (cancer and constitutional) and Molecular Genetics in Alberta Precision Laboratories. The integrated clinical and laboratory genetic services and research programs provide an exceptional interactive core platform for excellence in education, research and service in Medical Genetics.

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Spinal oxygen sensors – SOS – critical sensors for when the body has low to no oxygen

UCalgary research team demonstrates the existence of survival sensors in the spinal cord ...

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Re-Imagining Medical Education initiative moves ahead

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Four UCalgary researchers honoured for excellence in biomechanics, epilepsy and carbon capture

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Libin Cardiovascular Institute researchers receive $2.5M in CIHR project grants

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