Discovery through collaboration
At Dalhousie’s Department of Medical Neuroscience, we’re proud of our well-respected researchers and our strong working relationships with Capital Health and the IWK Health Centre.
Our faculty are also involved in multi-disciplinary research teams and groups:
- Atlantic Mobility Action Project
- Brain Repair Centre
- Maritime Brain Tissue Bank
- Retina and Optic Nerve Laboratory
These partnerships help us provide educational and research opportunities that help students improve their understanding, diagnosis and treatment of neurological problems.
Our respected medical neuroscientists have made a significant impact in a number of areas, including:
- brain imaging
- virtual and robotic neurosurgery
- spinal cord development and function
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Parkinson’s disease
- Lou Gehrig’s disease
- multiple sclerosis