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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

St. Boniface Hospital Honours Winnipeg Philanthropist Paul Albrechtsen
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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, 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...

Albensi: Manitoba Dementia Research Chair

The work of Dr. Ben Albensi (Principal Investigator, Synaptic Plasticity and Cellular Memory Dysfunction, Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders) is featured in the September, 2016 newsletter of the Alzheimer’s Society of Manitoba. Dr. Albensi holds the Manitoba...

Albensi, Djordjevic publish The Transcriptional Regulation of Memory

Dr. Ben Albensi, Principal Investigator, Synaptic Plasticity and Cellular Memory Dysfunction, Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders, and Post Doctoral Fellow Jelena Djordjevic have recently co-edited The Transcriptional Regulation of Memory (Frontiers). The book is...

Albensi named Communications Chair

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) has been electedCommunications Chair for the...