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Department of Medical Neuroscience

The Department of Medical Neuroscience (formerly the Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology) is dedicated to research and training in cellular and molecular neuroscience and the application of such core knowledge to diseases and disorders of the nervous system. The Department is housed within the Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building and the Life Science Research Institute. Members of the Department provide graduate training leading to both MSc and PhD degrees. Currently, members of the Department conduct research in a variety of areas including, but not limited to, motor control, neural development, retina, sleep, autonomic control of circulation, heat shock proteins, and Alzheimer’s disease.

The Department is also responsible for teaching a variety of anatomical specialties to medical, dental, health professional and science students and oversees the Faculty of Medicine Human Body Donation Program. For information and procedures for persons interested in donating their bodies to the medical school of Dalhousie University: please click here: Human Body Donation Program

Department of Medical Neuroscience
Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building
5850 College Street, PO Box 15000
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2
Tel : (902) 494-2051
Fax : (902) 494-1212

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