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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.

U of M awards Mishra for Alzheimer’s research

U of M awards Mishra for Alzheimer’s research

Ph.D. student Pranav Mishra was awarded the Stephanson, Eirikur & Thorbjorg Scholarship, valued at $3550, by the University of Manitoba for his Alzheimer’s research within Dr. Ben Albensi's laboratory. Mishra’s research is crucial, as it will help in developing...

Alzheimer’s Association awards Adlimoghaddam $175,000

Alzheimer’s Association awards Adlimoghaddam $175,000

Congratulations to Dr. Aida Adlimoghaddam from Dr. Ben Albensi's lab for receiving the Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) valued at $175,000 USD. The AARF grant program supports exceptional researchers engaged in their post-graduate work and before...

Suh receives Duhamel Innovation Award

Suh receives Duhamel Innovation Award

Dr. Suh (L) accepts her honorarium from St. Boniface Hospital Foundation President & CEO, Karen Fowler. Congratulations to Dr. Miyoung Suh, Principal Investigator in the Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders and Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health...

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...