Advances in Biomedical Engineering Today...
Better Healthcare Tomorrow

The Department of Biomedical Engineering is at the forefront of one of the most rewarding areas of engineering, applying the principles and methods of engineering to medicine, engaging in research and teaching. Our research and teaching are second to none; the advances we make today will be seen in medicine tomorrow. 

So if you want to improve healthcare, become a part of our team.





Department and Faculty Events


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  1. RAH - Medical Grand Rounds

    "Business Meeting" Residents & Students do not attend LOCATION: RAH - Robbins Learning Centre

  2. Nephrology Grand Rounds

    "Salt in Hypertension and CKD: What is too little and what is too much?" Branko Braam, MD, PhD, FASN, Professor, Division of Nephrology, University of Alberta Objectives: 1. Review epidemiological background of the salt paradox. 2. Learn about the consequences of low salt intake for healthy subjects. 3. Learn about the evidence of dietary salt restriction in HTN and CKD to improve outcome. 4. Discuss consequences of the recent ideas about salt distribution and glycocalyx.

  3. 16th Annual Dr. Gerald Zetter Memorial Lecture (Geriatric Grand Rounds)

    "Cursed or blessed with interesting times? What do we do with Physician Assisted Suicide (PAS)?" Robin Fainsinger, MD, CCFP, FCFP Professor, Division of Palliative Care Medicine, Department of Oncology, University of Alberta Section Chief - Edmonton Zone Palliative Care Program Clinical Director, Tertiary Palliative Care Unit, Grey Nuns Community Hospital Covenant Health Palliative Institute Alberta Health Services Objectives:- 1. Discuss some of the national and international issues leading up to the Supreme court decision of February 6, 2015 2. Discuss the evolution of thinking and reaction to the Supreme court decision.

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