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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.

Feltham garners prestigious doctoral program scholarship

Feltham garners prestigious doctoral program scholarship

Congratulations to Bradley Feltham who was awarded a Canada Graduate Student (CGS) doctoral program scholarship, one of the most prestigious awards to promote continued excellence in Canadian research by rewarding and retaining high-calibre doctoral students at...

Mishra claims first at 3MT

Mishra claims first at 3MT

Congratulations to Pranav Mishra, a Graduate Student from Dr. Benedict Albensi's laboratory and co-supervised by Dr. Paul Fernyhough, who claimed first place and a prize of $2500 at Three Minute Thesis (3MT) on April 7th. The University of Manitoba 3MT is an annual...

2022 Nick Shepel Neuroscience Trainee Travel Award

Application deadline: FRIDAY, APRIL 29TH, 2022 Background: The fund was established by the Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders, St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre, to honour Nick Shepel who was an outstanding researcher, friend and leader. Nick was a true...

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...