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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.

Significant Federal Investment in Health Care Research Celebrated

Terry Duguid, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South met with researchers today at the University of Manitoba to celebrate their achievements and learn more about their innovative, wide-ranging research projects. Included among the 16 U of M affiliated researchers...

Albensi publishes in popular Alzheimer’s journal

Dr. Benedict Albensi, Principal Investigator, Synaptic Plasticity and Cellular Memory Dysfunction Lab, Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders, co-authored a paper which has now been published in the Alzheimer’s and Dementia journal. The paper is titled Perspectives...

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev President visits St. B.

The Research Without Borders team was delighted to visit with the outgoing Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel (BGU) President, Dr. Rivka Carmi, who stopped in Winnipeg briefly on October 16 as part of a whirlwind farewell tour across North America, prior to her official retirement.

Dr. Suh on TEDxWpg

Listen to Dr. Miyoung Suh share her inspiring TEDxTalk, “Farming to the Sky: A Game Changer for Health in the North” on how vertical farming systems could transform the way Canada’s First Nations people access fresh, healthy foods and potentially improve nutritional...

Modirrousta receives 2018 Hoeschen Award

Dr. Mandana Modirrousta, Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders and Director of the Neuromodulation and Neuropsychiatry Unit, is one of two recipients of the 15th Annual Richard Hoeschen Memorial Award. The Manitoba Medical Service Foundation and St. Boniface...