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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.

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...

Albensi presents at Gala

Dr. Ben Albensi, Principal Investigator, Synaptic Plasticity and Cellular Memory Dysfunction, and Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Manitoba, gave a short speech at the Alzheimer’s gala “A Night to Remember in Canada” on Feb 11th at...

Albensi, Czubryt attain full professorship

Congratulations to Dr. Benedict Albensi on attaining full professorship in Pharmacology & Therapeutics at the University of Manitoba, and to Dr. Mike Czubryt, who attained full professorship in...

Team Biohack takes 2nd prize

Congratulations to Jesslyn Janssen, Albensi Laboratory, on Team Biohack’s 2nd place win at the University of Manitoba’s Gamechanger competition. The final competition was held February 11, 2016 at the Engineering and Information Technology Complex (EITC) Atrium at the...