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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.

Albensi Accepts Chair Position at NSU in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Albensi Accepts Chair Position at NSU in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Congratulations to Dr. Benedict Albensi, Ph.D., BCMAS, CRQM, Principal Investigator and the Everett Endowment Fund Chair for Alzheimer’s Research at the St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre, who will be leaving Winnipeg for Fort Lauderdale as the newly appointed...

Smart vertical farming to expand in Northern Manitoba

Smart vertical farming to expand in Northern Manitoba

Principal Investigator and UM professor Dr. Miyoung Suh will work with Opaskwayak Cree Nation (OCN) to develop a smart vertical farming initiative for the community that will benefit many Manitobans. This is part of The Implementing Smart Cities Interventions to Build...

PhD Candidate receives three awards in a row!

PhD Candidate receives three awards in a row!

Congratulations to Pranav Mishra, PhD candidate working for the Synaptic Plasticity and Cellular Memory Dysfunction Lab, who has been awarded two major grants and also took first place in the Manitoba Neuroscience Network photo contest. Mishra is co-supervised by Dr....

Albensi talk ranked #1at World Targeting Mitochondrial Congress

Albensi talk ranked #1at World Targeting Mitochondrial Congress

Dr. Benedict Albensi, Principal Investigator, Synaptic Plasticity and Cellular Memory Dysfunction Lab, Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders, presented a 25-minute seminar, entitled, “Roles for Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease” at the 11th annual...