Alberta's robust health research environment attracts top health care researchers, practitioners and innovators to the province. Our leading discoveries are enhancing care and practice in areas like cardiovascular health, brain development and health, diabetes, biomedical technologies, infectious diseases, and bone and joint health.
Alberta's long-standing investment in health research excellence is set to have a greater impact than ever, through strengthened research and technology collaboration. These collaborations focus on creating new knowledge and catalyzing ground-breaking discoveries that result in new tools, processes and technologies for improving health and wellbeing.
Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions supports top-quality, internationally competitive health research. Our research seeks to further our understanding of health and disease, and to produce results that will make a difference to the health, economy and societal wellbeing of Albertans and people around the world.
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About the RTNA
The Health Research Transfer Network of Alberta (RTNA) is a province-wide network that undertakes activities to strengthen the flow of knowledge between researchers, practitioners, patients, and policy makers. This transfer of knowledge supports informed research, policies, and practices that lead to better health outcomes for Albertans.
The RTNA aims to: