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Dr. Paul Fernyhough

Director,
Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders

Principal Investigator,
Cell Biology of Neurodegeneration Lab, Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders

Professor
Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Manitoba

Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders

The Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders (DND) is housed within the Dr. John Foerster Centre for Health Research on Aging, located in the St-Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre. DND was established in 1999 through a major funding initiative “Age of Discovery” by the St-Boniface Hospital Foundation. All faculty in DND hold academic positions in theDepartment of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Manitoba.

Fernyhough appointed head of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, U of M

Dr. Paul Fernyhough has been appointed Department Head of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba for a five-year period, effective May 1, 2017.* Dr. Fernyhough was appointed as Acting Head...

MNN wins national award

The Manitoba Neuroscience Network recently received the 2017 Best Canadian Society for Neuroscience Chapter Award for neuroscience advocacy. The award was presented by the Canadian Association for Neuroscience. St. Boniface Hospital Research members include: Dr. Paul...

Albensi appointed JAD editor

Congratulations to Dr. Ben Albensi (Principal Investigator, Synaptic Plasticity and Cellular Memory Dysfunction, Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders, and Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Manitoba), who has been invited to be an...

Fernyhough, WinSanTor highlighted on Radio Canada

Dr. Jean-Eric Ghia has been highlighting local researchers on his Ici Radio Canada show “Des éprouvettes et des hommes” for the last several years, and he has now moved on to television! Check out the latest episode of his new feature “Qu’est-ce qu’on...

Study finds drugs that can reverse nerve damage

People who suffer from chronic numbness or pain and tingling in their extremities, caused by diabetes or other conditions, might soon get relief. A study by an international team of researchers has found that a class of drugs prescribed for other medical issues such...