NMHI members Dana Hayward and Kyle Mathewson are part of a team that is programming robots to work side by side with humans in dynamic work environments by responding to cues in body language.

The Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute (NMHI) is a multi-faculty, interdisciplinary teaching and research institute located at the University of Alberta. It is home to over 170 scientists and clinicians, spanning across all areas of neuroscience and mental health research. Our scientists and clinicians are dedicated to discovering how the brain and nervous system function, determining the basis for disease, and translating discoveries into improved prevention and treatment options for individuals impacted by neurological and mental health related diseases and disorders.

The NMHI is a multidisciplinary network with research expertise in a variety of fields which aims to  advance the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of neurological diseases and disorders, such as:

  • Alzheimer's, Dementia, and Prion Disease
  • Brain Development and Pediatric Neurology
  • Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System
  • Memory, Learning and Learning Disabilities
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Psychiatric Disorders and Addiction
  • Sleep Apnea and Breathing Disorders
  • Spinal Cord and Nerve Injury
  • Stroke and Rehabilitation

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