Alex Quinn

Associate Professor

Phone: 902-494-4349
Mailing Address: 
Room 4J, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, 5850 College Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Cardiovascular physiology
  • Cardiac autoregulation
  • Electrophysiology and mechanics
  • Mechano-electric coupling
  • Ventricular arrythmias
  • Sinoatrial node dysfunction
  • Intracardiac nervous system


  • BSc (McGill University)
  • MSc (Columbia University)
  • PhD (Columbia University)
  • PDF (University of Oxford)
  • PDF (Imperial College London)

Honours & Awards

  • J.A.F. Stevenson Award (Canadian Physiological Society)
  • Award for Excellence in Basic Research (Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation)
  • Dr. Greg Ferrier Award (Heart & Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia)
  • President’s Excellence Research Award, Emerging Investigator (Dalhousie University)
  • National New Investigator Award & McDonald Scholarship (Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada)


  • PHYL 4680/5568: Advanced Cardiovascular Physiology (Course Coordinator & Lecturer)
  • PHYL 2044: Human Systems Physiology (Course Coordinator & Lecturer)
  • MED 2: Metabolism II (Lecturer)