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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UCalgary researchers discover link between prenatal stress and altered brain development

Neuroimmune cells respond to prenatal stress and adversely affect males more than females...

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Spit samples uncover genetic risk factors for paediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder

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Research study leads to dramatic quality of life improvement for man with spinal cord injury

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Online group therapy program helps students manage anxiety and emotions during COVID-19

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