Welcome to the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute!

The Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute is a multi-faculty, interdisciplinary teaching and research Translational Science Institute consisting of neuroscientists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, mental health specialists, rehabilitation specialists, caregivers, students, post-doctoral fellows, research associates, and technicians. Members of the NMHI are dedicated to the exploration of how our nervous system functions, the basis for disease, and translation of discoveries into improved prevention and treatment options for people worldwide. The nervous system remains one of the great scientific mysteries, and an understanding of its function has implications beyond biology and health and into the very foundations of human society.

Run for Brain Research 2014

Please join us on September 20 for the 2nd Annual Run for Brain Research at Hawrelak Park at 9:00 a.m.
For more information on this event see here.

Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute in the News

  1. Brain Bee Edmonton regional winner receives internship in a NMHI member's laboratory

    July 23 2014

    This year the 2014 Edmonton regional winner of the Annual Brain Bee competition organized by the Neuroscience Graduation Students' Association (NGSA), is Christopher Chan from Old Scona Academic High School.

  2. Cichlid fish memory lasts for days, not seconds

    July 03 2014

    Neuroscience and Mental Health Intitute member Dr. Trevor Hamilton's research team has shown that African cichlid fish have a memory span of up to twelve days.

  3. Neuromuscular disease network to enhance Canadian research and patient care

    June 12 2014

    Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute researcher Dr. Toshifumi Yokota helps launch new network aiding patients with neuromuscular disease.

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Upcoming Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute Events

  1. NMHI Graduate Program Orientation and Welcome Back BBQ

    September 03

    11:00 - 01:00 PM

    Alumni House, University of Alberta

  2. International Symposium on Resistance Arteries

    September 07

    Banff Center for the Performing Arts Banff National Park, Banff, Alberta, Canada

    11th International Symposium on Resistance Arteries (ISRA 2014): From Molecular Machinery to Clinical Challenges For more information visit: www.ISRA2014.org

  3. Run for Brain Research 2014

    September 20

    Hawrelak Park, Edmonton, Alberta

    Run for Brain Research 2014 5/10K Routes for Walkers/Runners Designated Rout for Athletes with Limited Mobility Location: William Hawrelak Park Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. BBQ to Follow Run To Register: http://www.events.runningroom.com/site/?raceId=11015

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