2018 ADI Research Day

Registration & Abstract Submission OPEN!
Abstract form and registration online (please follow submission instructions).

Call for Abstracts
Opens July 3 / Closes August 14
ADI Seminar Series

Members & Trainees SIGN UP
The 2018-2019 season will kick off Tuesday, October 2, with ADI Research Day keynote speaker Dr Richard DiMarchi.

The 2018-2019 schedule is open for self-assign. PI's if you have not presented within the last 2 years please sign up / Trainees, especially those who received funding from ADI, please sign up.

ADI trainees please volunteer as a student moderator for the 2018-2019 season (sign up here ). The commitment is about once per month.

Thank you to those who signed up already!

Contact Colleen if you have any questions.
ADI Members receive prestigious Diabetes Canada Awards
From Media Release June 18, 2018

James Shapiro and Patrick MacDonald, members of the Alberta Diabetes Institute (ADI) at the University of Alberta, are being recognized with two of Diabetes Canada’s highest honours: the Diabetes Canada Lifetime Achievement Award and the Diabetes Canada/Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes Young Scientist Award.

“Canadian scientists are world leaders in diabetes research, and the Alberta Diabetes Institute has done groundbreaking work with the Edmonton Protocol and islet transplantation,” said Dr. Jan Hux, president of Diabetes Canada. “We are committed to advancing diabetes research in Canada and thrilled to bestow our Lifetime Achievement Award and Young Scientist Award upon two of the University of Alberta’s leading diabetes researchers.”
ADI Member :: Pat MacDonald
Diabetes Canada / CIHR INMD Young Scientist Award
ADI Member :: James Shapiro
Diabetes Canada Lifetime Achievement Award
Kudos to ADI Member :: Peter Senior

On receiving an "Excellence in Mentoring" Award f rom the Department of Medicine, Thomas J Marrie Mentorship Award.
ADI Trainee Working Group
Members of the ADI TWG were hard at work at their recent meeting brainstorming ideas for the upcoming 2018 ADI Research Day.

If you're an ADI Trainee and wish to find out more about how YOU can get involved contact ADI TWG member Katherine Ford.

If your supervisor is an ADI Member you are an ADI Trainee.
Contact Us
ADI Members / ADI Trainees :: if you have an accolade you want share or a story you would like to promote please contact Colleen Ruptash.

Other stories and events

ADF Events
Did you know the Alberta Diabetes Foundation supports research taking place right here at the Alberta Diabetes Institute ?

There are many ADF fundraising events happening in August if you want to get involved by volunteering or participating.

For more details check out the ADF Events Page or e-mail.

  • August 7, 2018 Diabetes Pro Am Golf Tournament
  • August 13, 2018 Classic Car for a Cure Lottery
  • August 17, 2018 Kids 'n' Us Golf Tournament
2018 Saltin Course
Shared by ADI Member :: Cathy Chan
Event Date :: September 24-27
Diabetes Canada/CSEM Professional Conference
The 21st anniversary Diabetes Canada/CSEM Professional Conference will be held at the Halifax Convention Centre in Halifax, NS

Event date :: October 10-13


Falling Walls 2018
Apply for Falling Walls Lab UAlberta 2018


Deadline :: August 15