About Us

The Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute (NMHI) is a multi-faculty, interdisciplinary teaching and research community. Members of the NMHI are dedicated to discovering how the brain and nervous system functions, understanding the basis for disease and translating discoveries into improved prevention and treatment options for people worldwide.

The NMHI is home to over 150 scientists and clinicians, spanning across all areas of neuroscience and mental health. Our scientists and clinicians are dedicated to discovering how the nervous system functions, the basis for disease and to translate these discoveries into improved prevention and treatment options for individuals impacted by neurological and mental health related diseases and disorders.

We are a multidisciplinary network with research expertise in a variety of fields, including our priority areas:

  • Brain and spinal cord injury and trauma
  • Depression
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Chronic pain and addiction
  • Alzheimer's disease and other related dementia
  • Stroke and rehabilitation

Through collaborative efforts, researchers at the NMHI will further our understanding of these complex and devastating neurological diseases and disorders.