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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.

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...

Ideally Suited to Become a Leading Indigenous Scholar

Ideally Suited to Become a Leading Indigenous Scholar

Those were words used to describe the work of PhD student Bradley Feltham who recently won the Doctoral Award For Indigenous Students, U of M, and also won the Prairie Indigenous Knowledge Exchange Network (PIKE-Net)  PhD Graduate Fellowship, U of M. It was...

Albensi receives Research Merit Award

Congratulations to Benedict Albensi, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and Principal Investigator at St. Boniface Hospital Research, for winning the Research, Scholarly Work and Creative...

Albensi paper most downloaded 2018-19

Albensi paper most downloaded 2018-19

A paper titled, “A review of clinical treatment considerations of donepezil in severe Alzheimer’s disease” authored by Dr. Aida Adlimoghaddam, postdoctoral fellow,  and Dr. Benedict C. Albensi, Principal Investigator Synaptic Plasticity and Cellular Memory Dysfunction...