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. Shrida Sahadevan applies mathematics and psychology to explain learning and memory

    September 11 2014

    After a year of volunteering in DR. Jeremy Caplan’s Computational Memory Lab, Neuroscience Honors student Shrida Sahadevan jumped at the chance to take on an independent project where she was able to explore her interests in memory strategies and memory models as a part of the Undergraduate Research Initiative researcher stipend in the summer of 2013.

  2. NMHI Mental Health Researcher Profile - Dr. Andy Greenshaw

    September 11 2014

    NMHI member Dr. Andy Greenshaw highlights the main focus and impact of his research in the area of mental health.

  3. 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.

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