Members

Faculty Members

Name

Department Or Division

Research Interests

Syed Nizam Ahmed Neurology Neurology

Katherine Aitchison

Psychiatry

Gene-environment interactions, pharmacogenomics, addictions, psychiatric genetics

Declan Ali

Biological Sciences

Developmental roles of signal transduction mechanisms associated with receptors and synapses

Ted Allison

Biological Sciences / Medical Genetics

Integrating Genetics and Physiology to study photoreceptor regeneration, prion diseases and Alzheimer disease

Fang Ba
Neurology
Neurology

Glen Baker

Psychiatry

Mechanisms of action and metabolism of antidepressant/antipanic and neuroprotective drugs

Klaus Ballanyi

Physiology / Pediatrics

Neuromodulation in perinatal motor networks

Christian Beaulieu

Biomedical Engineering

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Neurological Disorders

Dave Bennett

Biomedical Engineering

Neuronal plasticity and regeneration after spinal cord injury

Gregg Blevins
Neurology Neurology

Francois Bolduc

Pediatric Neurology

Genetics of memory and intellectual disability

Carol Boliek

Speech Pathology and Audiology

Activity-dependent neuroplasticity of speech motor control in children and adults

Brian Buck
Neurology
Neurology
Miguel Bussiere Neurology Neurology

Ken Butcher

Neurology

Cerebral perfusion imaging in acute ischemic stroke and acute intracerebral hemorrhage management

Richard Camicioli

Neurology

Prediction and treatment of dementia and motor decline in high risk populations including people with Parkinson's disease, cerebrovascular disease and genetic risk fac

Robert Campbell

Chemistry

Development of genetically encoded fluorescent probes for imaging of neural activity

Jeremy Caplan

Psychology

Human memory—the cognitive processes by which we remember things and how these are implemented in the brain

Ibolja Cernak

Rehabilitation Medicine

Integative Regulators of Brain Resilience to Military Stressors and Injuries

K. Ming Chan

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Decline in the human neuromuscular system in aging and disese and their response to therapeutic interventions

Craig Chapman

Physical Education and Recreation

Analyzing actions in complex environments and understanding them as the observable component of human cognition

Fred Colbourne

Psychology

Neuroprotection and promoting recovery after ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke

Dave Collins

Physical Education and Recreation

Neural Control of Human Movement

William F. Colmers

Pharmacology

Neuromodulation in the CNS

Ivor Cribben

Finance and Statistical Analysis

Time series analysis, graphical models and high-dimensional statistical methods with applications to neuroscience data and neuroeconomics 

Jacqueline Cummine

Speech Pathology & Audiology

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Basic Language Processes

Bruce Dick

Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine

Cognitive deficits in individuals with chronic pain, pain in children, imaging the effects of chronic pain using event-related potentials (ERPs) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)

Clayton Dickson

Psychology

Cellular & Circuit Neurophysiology of Medial Temporal Lobe Structures

Roger Dixon

Psychology

Neurocognitive Aspects of Aging, Impairment, and Alzheimer's Disease

Allen Dobbs

Psychology

Medical conditions and driving

Serdar Dursun

Psychiatry

Molecular Neuroscience of behavioural and neuroanatomical correlates of psychoses

David Eisenstat Pediatrics and Medical Genetics Interface between cancer and development
George Elleker
Neurology Neurology

Patrick Flood

School of Dentistry

How immune cells are activated and regulated within the Central Nervous System (CNS)

Karim Fouad

Rehabilitation Medicine

Promoting axonal regeneration and functional recovery after spinal cord injury

Esther Fujiwara

Psychiatry

Interactions of coping style, memory and forgetting

Dorcas Fulton
Neurology
Neurology

Greg Funk

Physiology / Pediatrics

Neurophysiology, specifically basic mechanisms of rhythm generation, neuronal information processing and signal transduction within developing respiratory networks

Fabrizio Giuliani

Neurology

Neuroimmunology & Neurodegeneration

Monica Gorassini

Biomedical Engineering

Role of neuronal growth and general plasticity in the recovery of motor function after spinal cord injury

Simon Gosgnach

Physiology

Development of spinal locomotor circuits

Shaun Gray

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation strategies and outcomes in acquired brain injury as well as the mechanisms of long-term recovery from acquired brain injury 

Andy Greenshaw

Psychiatry

Psychotherapeutic drug action

John Greer

Physiology

Mammalian developmental neurobiology

Mohamad Hamadeh
Neurology
Neurology

Trevor Hamilton

Psychology (Grant MacEwan University)

Neural Mechanisms of Learning and Memory

Chris Hanstock Biomedical Engineering In vivo NMR studies of tissue metabolism

Steve Harvey

Physiology

Growth Hormone: Neural RegulationGrowth Hormone: A Neuropeptide?

Jacqueline Hebert

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Bionic Limbs for Improved Natural Control - BLINC

Kathy Hegadoren

Nursing

Psychological and neuroendocrine factors involved in vulnerability of women to depression and in treatment response to antidepressant therapies

Alan Hudson

Pharmacology

The roles of receptors in the brain that regulate monoamine release and turnover, in relation to mood disorders

Peter Hurd

Psychology

Aggressive behaviour, and the influence of sexual differentiation on brain and behaviour

Juhani Järvikivi
Linguistics
Language and cognition, development of language processing in children

Jack Jhamandas

Neurology

Central autonomic regulation and neurodegeneration

Wendy Johnston
Neurology
Neurology

Kelvin Jones

Physical Education & Recreation

Clinical & Theoretical Neuroscience Laboratory

Sanjay Kalra

Neurology / Biomedical Engineering

ALS and other motor neuron disorders, cognitive impairment in ALS, development and application of advanced magnetic resonance imaging techniques

Satyabrata Kar

Psychiatry

Role of beta-amyloid peptides and insulin-like growth factors in the regulation of central cholinergic functions and their relevance to Alzheimer's disease pathology

Bradley Kerr

Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine

Cellular mechanisms of chronic pain

Khurshid Khan
Neurology
Neurology

Esther Kim

Rehabilitation Medicine

Treatment-induced neuroplasticity in aphasia

Ordan Lehmann
Ophthamology and Medical Genetics
Mutations and chromosomal anomalies affects on eye development and visual function
Joanne Lemieux
Biochemistry
Understanding the role of intramembrane proteases in neurodegenerative disease

Ada Wing Sze Leung

Occupational Therapy

Functional neuroimaging of auditory working memory and executive function

Xin-min Li Psychiatry
Examining the role of white matter damage in psychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases

Daniel Livy

Anatomy

The effect of fetal alcohol and nicotine exposure on the development of the brain

Jian-Qiang Lu

Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

CNS tumors, neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory diseases

Nikolai Malykhin

Biomedical Engineering

Limbic System

Brian Maraj

Physical Education & Recreation

Perceptual motor behaviour in Down Syndrome and other special populations

Wayne Martin

Neurology

Pathophysiology and treatment of neurodegenerative disease

Kyle Elliott Mathewson 

Psychology 

Psychophysiology of attention, perception, and performance

Jennifer McCombe
Neurology
Neurology

Marek Michalak

Biochemistry

Protein Quality Control and Misfolded Protein Diseases

John Misiaszek

Occupational Therapy

Neural control of walking and dynamic equilibrium

Janis Miyasaki
Neurology
Neurology

Vivian Mushahwar

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation Engineering for Restoring Motor Function

Peter Nguyen

Physiology

Mechanisms of hippocampal synaptic plasticity

Tom Nowacki
Neurology
Neurology

Silvia Pagliardini

Physiology

In vivo physiology of respiratory networks

Cecile Phan
Neurology
Neurology

Dave Pilgrim

Biological Sciences /Cell Biology

Molecular analysis of nervous system development in model systems

Elena Posse de Chaves

Pharmacology

Understanding the role of lipids and lipoproteins in neuronal survival in health and disease

Chris Power

Medicine/MMI

Neurovirology and Neuroimmunology of the CNS and PNS

Arthur Prochazka

Physiology

Sensory control of movement

Jeffrey Pugh

Neurosurgery

Clinical outcomes and treatment of hydrocephalus, spina bifida, tethered spinal cord syndrome, and Chiari malformations

Ted Putman

Physical Education & Recreation

Skeletal Muscle Plasticity

Carmen Rasmussen

Pediatric Neuroscience

Pediatric Neuroscience

Lawrence Richer Pediatrics
Development and evaluation of better therapeutic strategies for children with acute neurological disorders including headache, migraine, mild brain injury, and autonomic dysfunction.
Ted Roberts
Neurology Neurology

Francois Roy 

Surgery

Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring and human motor control

Tejas Sankar Neurosurgery Neurosurgery
Maher Saqqur
Neurology Neurology

Yves Sauve

Physiology

Functional assessment of degeneration and therapies in the visual system

Ashfaq Shuaib

Neurology

Mechanisms of cerebral ischemia: Study of global and focal models in small laboratory models

Zaeem Siddiqi

Neurology

Myasthenia gravis and critical illness peripheral neuropathy

Muzaffar Siddiqui
Neurology Neurology

Peter Silverstone

Psychiatry

Underlying mechanism of action in bipolar disorder

Valerie Sim

Neurology

Prion Disease

Thomas Simmen

Cell Biology

Basic cell biology of neurodegeneration and neuroinflammation

Anthony Singhal

Psychology

Psychophysiology and functional neuroimaging of human attention, memory and visuomotor control

Simonetta Sipione

Pharmacology

Molecular mechanisms in Huntington's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders

Peter Smith

Pharmacology

Electrophysiology of neuropathic pain

Penny Smyth
Neurology Neurology

Dick Stein

Physiology

Control of movements in normal and pathological conditions

Chris Striemer

Psychology
MacEwan University 

The cognitive neuroscience and neuropsychology of attention and visuomotor control

Christopher Sturdy

Psychology

Neuroethology of Songbird Acoustic Communication

Oksana Suchowersky

Neurology

Diagnosis, gene identification, and treatment of hereditary neurodegenerative disorders

Rich Sutton

Computing Science

Computational models of learning, prediction, control, and decision making in laboratory models and machines

Kathryn Todd

Psychiatry

Investigations of multiple mechanisms leading to acute and degenerative neuronal cell death

Dallas Treit

Psychology

Neural mechanisms of anxiety

Amy Tse

Pharmacology

Regulation of calcium signals and exocytosis

Fred Tse

Pharmacology

Biophysics of exocytosis

Benjamin Tucker Linguistics
Cognitive structure and models of speech comprehension and production

Albert Vette

Mechanical Engineering

Neuromechanics of human balance and movement: Fundamentals and rehabilitation

Andrew Waskiewicz

Biological Sciences

Using the zebrafish hindbrain and retina as models to study the transcriptional mechanisms that specify anterior-posterior neuronal identity

Christine Webber

Anatomy

Nerve Regeneration and Axon Guidance

David Westaway

Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases

Biology and Pathobiology of CNS amyloid precursor proteins

Chris Westbury Psychology
Cognitive structure and neurological underpinnings of language

Rachel Wevrick

Medical Genetics

Genetics of brain development and obesity; Prader-Willi Syndrome

Sandra Wiebe

Psychology

Development of executive control, emotion regulation and their neural substrates in early childhood

Ian Winship

Psychiatry

Imaging and augmenting endogenous neuroprotective and neuroplastic responses to stroke

Doug Wylie

Psychology

Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology of Visual Systems

Jerome Yager

Pediatric Neurology

Perinatal Brain Research

Jaynie Yang

Physical Therapy

Neural control of walking in humans

Toshifumi Yokota

Medical Genetics

Molecular Mechanisms of Neuromuscular Diseases and Antisense Therapeutics

Jessica Yue

Physiology

Brain mechanisms regulating glucose and lipid metabolism in diabetes and obesity

Doug Zochodne

Neurology

Peripheral neurobiology-biology and disease of the peripheral nervous system