Important Links

Alberta Diabetes Institute (ADI)

The Alberta Diabetes Institute (ADI) is a research facility dedicated to discovering new methods to prevent, treat and cure diabetes through scientific excellence and teamwork.

Alberta Cell Manufacturing Therapy (ACTM)

A GMP facility to translate your cell and tissue therapies from bench to bedside. (Fully operational Dec. 2016) 

Alberta Transplant Applied Genomics Center (ATAGC)

The Alberta Transplant Applied Genomics Centre (ATAGC) is a centre within the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta.  The mission of the ATAGC is to improve human health care by applying molecular understanding to human disease, and specifically by studying the molecular changes in tissue biopsies.

Alberta Organ and Tissue Donation Registry

Information on signing up to be an organ or tissue donor. This site provides information on being a donor and the donation process, and also allows you to give your consent as a donor.

American Society of Transplantation (AST)

The American Society of Transplantation is an international organization of professionals dedicated to advancing the field of transplantation and improving patient care by promoting research, education, advocacy, and organ donation.

Canadian Society of Transplantation (CST)

The Canadian Society of Transplantation is the organization of professionals dedicated to leading, advancing, and advocating for patient care, research, and education in donation and transplantation in Canada.

Canadian National Transplant Research Program (CNTRP)

The Canadian National Transplant Research Program (CNTRP) is a national research network designed to increase organ and tissue donation in Canada and enhance the survival and quality of life of Canadians who receive transplants.

Clinical Islet Transplant Program

An Alberta Health Services/University of Alberta program for Type I diabetes.

Comprehensive Tissue Center (CTC)

The CTC focuses on improving the health and quality of life of individuals by recovering, processing, storing, and distributing various types of tissues for transplantation. 

Human Organ Procurement and Exchange (HOPE) Program

The HOPE Program is the provincial program responsible for the coordination of donation, recovery and distribution of organs for transplantation within Alberta.

ISHLT: The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation

A society that includes basic science, the failing heart, and advanced lung disease.

Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology

The Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology (LKSIoV) unites a consortium of researchers to support discoveries in vaccines, treatments, and diagnostic tests for viral diseases affecting humans.

Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute

The Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute is leading the way in prevention, treatment and research into Cardiovascular Disease.

The Kidney Foundation of Canada - Northern Alberta & the Territories Branch

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is the national volunteer organization committed to reducing the burden of kidney disease through:

  • funding and stimulating innovative research;
  • providing education and support;
  • promoting access to high quality healthcare; and
  • increasing public awareness and commitment to advancing kidney health and organ donation
Since its creation in 1964, The Kidney Foundation has helped millions of Canadians suffering from kidney failure and related disorders such as hypertension, diabetes, urinary tract infections and kidney stones