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, and members support the provision of clinical and laboratory genetic services for southern Alberta. Clinical services are delivered through the Clinical Genetics Unit and the Inherited Metabolic Disease Clinic in Alberta Health Services, and the three genetic laboratories in Biochemical Genetics, Cytogenetics 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 scholars share expertise with French colleagues on parasite protection, stress transmission, and why we eat

Research fund grant builds bridges for collaboration on brain and mental health research...

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Researcher wins top U.S. prize for breakthrough research on placental biology

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Researcher identifies first case of person without the protein needed to transport vitamin D

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New clinical trial unit performs Canada's first gene therapy for urea cycle disorder

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