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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.

Notable Awards for SBRC students

Recently recognized for their academic achievements and/or performance in competitions, we wish to congratulate the following students working out of St. Boniface Hospital Research: ALBENSI LAB Pranav Mishra, PhD student received the Deepak and Ratna Bose Prize from...

Suh & Taylor garner $1.5 million in new funding from CIHR

Suh & Taylor garner $1.5 million in new funding from CIHR

Two studies led by Drs Carla Taylor and Miyoung Suh, have received over $1.5 million in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). This funding will support innovative research in cardiovascular disease prevention and fetal alcohol spectrum...

Research Without Borders Visionary Remembered

Research Without Borders Visionary Remembered

Our sincere condolences to BGU Canada on the sudden passing of CEO, Mark S. Mendelson.  Mark was a passionate leader and a devoted advocate of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and one of the founding champions of Research Without Borders, a one-of-a-kind...

Suh recognized for outstanding contributions to science

Suh recognized for outstanding contributions to science

Congratulations to Dr. Miyoung Suh, Principal Investigator in the Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders and Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine at the St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre, awarded earlier this summer with the...

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...