Members

Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Associates

The following list of postdoctoral fellows and research associates work with Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute members. These team members have academic backgrounds in mechanical engineering, pharmacology, biology and, of course, neuroscience.

Name

Primary Department or Division of Supervisor

Research Area

Eugene Asahchop

Neurology

HIV

William Branton

Neurology

HIV and Multiple Sclerosis

Nataliya Bukhanova

Pharmacology

Neuropathic pain

Yishen Chen

Pharmacology

Neuropathic pain 

Steven Connor

Physiology

Synaptic plasticity and electrophysiology (UBC)

Barbara Doslikova

Pharmacology

Hypothalmic mechanisms underlying cancer cachexia

Elzbieta Dudek

Biochemistry

Protein chaperons and myelin diseases

Keith Fenrich

Biomedical Engineering

Neural plasticity in spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis

Danny Galleguillos

Pharmacology

Huntington post-translational modifications in Huntington disease

Jody Groenendyk

Biochemistry

ER stress in neuropathies and cancer

Joanna Jung

Biochemistry

Multiple Sclerosis

Richard Kanyo Biology Prion proteins and Alzheimer's Disease

Jayme Kosior

Neurology

Cerebral blood flow in acute stroke patients

Jan Kowalczewski

Physiology

Tele-supervised exercise therapy to improve upper extremity function in people with stroke and spinal cord injury

Jitendra Kumar

Neurology

Protein misfolding

Andy Lee

Pharmacology

Pituitary cell and pancreatic beta cell physiology

Ferdinand Maingat

Neurology

HIV and Multiple Sclerosis

Alehandro Manosalva

Neurology

Vascular Parkinsonism and treatment of Parkinson disease

Carlos Martinez-Moreno

Physiology

Retinal growth hormone

Karen Martins

Physical Education and Recreation

Neuromuscular impairments

Paul McCann

Neurology

Treatment for Parkinson disease and Huntington disease

G. Peggy McFall

Psychology (Science)

Biomedical and Genetic Factors in Neurocognitive Aging and Dementia

Andreia Moretzsohn

Psychiatry

Early detection of major depressive disorder in primary care

Aarti Patel

Neurology

Role of amylin receptor antagonist, AC253 to restore spatial memory deficits in transgenic mice that over-express Aβ (TgCRND8)

Jun Ren

Physiology

Neural control of breathing

Ann Revill

Physiology

Neuronal information processing

Claire Scavuzzoi

Psychology

Brain metabolism, learning/memory and cognition

Heika Silveira

Pharmacology

Mechanisms of stress resilience in basolateral amygdala

Mauren Souza

Psychology

Mechanisms of cell death after intracerebral hemorrhage and treatment options

John Walsh

Neurology

HIV

Lei Yan

Pharmacology

Regulation of chemotransduction in carotid glomus cells