The Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute (NMHI) is a University of Alberta translational science institute whose goal is to foster research collaborations and partnerships across the academic and health care systems in order to help facilitate the translation of research into better health care.

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 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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