Impact Stories | University of Alberta

Understanding interactions between drugs and viruses will be key to building better antivirals and being ready for the next pandemic, says researcher....

Real-time infection rates to be tracked on public website.

Alberta can now track the prevalence of COVID-19 infections in nearly 75 per cent of the population thanks to the new Pan-Alberta Network for Wastewater-based SARS-CoV-2 Monitoring announced today....

Sugars found on the surface of human cells influence COVID-19 infection, according to a University of Alberta-led study that is one of the first to observe this relationship and suggests that cells in the brain might be particularly susceptible....

An international study involving University of Alberta researchers has revealed two effective ways to sterilize disposable masks, potentially allowing them to be reused by health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic in areas with limited resources....

Novel protease inhibitors show promise for developing safer, more effective COVID-19 treatments....

U of A researchers find SARS-CoV-2 infects immature red blood cells, reducing oxygen in the blood and impairing immune response....

Molnupiravir under consideration for emergency use in India to slow explosive spread of COVID-19 infections....

University of Alberta spinoff company Applied Quantum Materials Inc. (AQM) is using its chemical production expertise to partner with Alberta Health Services (AHS) and Alberta Precision Labs to provide critical reagents needed for COVID-19 testing....

New University of Alberta research aims to make medical gowns and masks even safer for front-line health-care workers....

Pediatric cardiologist Lori West one of six researchers receiving $2.8 million in federal funding for “exceptional opportunities” in fight against pandemic....