University Of Alberta

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Dr. Lorne Tyrrell, a smiling man in a suit wearing glasses
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Virologist Lorne Tyrrell wins Hepatitis B Foundation's highest honour

Dr. Lorne Tyrrell of the University of Alberta has won the Hepatitis B Foundation's Baruch S. Blumberg Prize for his contributions to advancing the science and medicine of hepatitis B.

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Top headlines include a higher world ranking for the University of Alberta, plus a friendly competition between Edmonton and Calgary when it comes to vaccine uptake.

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U of A health research to receive $6.5M in federal funding
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U of A health research to receive $6.5M in federal funding

University of Alberta health research is getting a funding boost from the federal government through the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to advance two projects: one that aims to better understand chronic health conditions and develop potential treatments, and another that investigates the impact of toxins on people’s health.

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Top headlines include the province deciding to extend the time between the first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and the Edmonton Food Bank needs to replace its forklift.

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U of A starts new clinical trial to fight syphilis outbreak in Northern Alberta
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U of A starts new clinical trial to fight syphilis outbreak in Northern Alberta

The University of Alberta has started a new clinical trial in an effort to combat a syphilis outbreak in Northern Alberta. The clinical trial will screen 1,500 at-risk Albertans at homeless shelters, the Edmonton Remand Centre, two emergency departments at Edmonton hospitals, and two clinics in First Nations communities in northern Alberta, reported the Canadian Press.

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