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Neuroscience Faculty

Ontario Veterinary College

NameExpertiseDepartment
Craig BaileyNeurophysiology, neuron morphology, brain developmentBIOM
Giannina DescalziChronic pain, circuits, gene regulation BIOM
Bettina KalischGene regulation, oxidative stress, Alzheimer’s BIOM
Neil MacLuskyHormone regulation, sex differences BIOM
Melissa PerreaultNeuropsychiatric disorders, sex differences, neural oscillations BIOM
Tarek SalehHormones, neuroprotection, stroke BIOM
Matthew Vickaryous Regeneration, development, wound healing BIOM
Lee NielCompanion animals, fear, aggression BIOM
Samantha PayneRegeneration, wound healing, cell culture, animal models, nervesBIOM
Patricia TurnerToxicologic pathology, analgesia, animal welfarePATHO
Fiona JamesEpilepsy, electroencephalography, neuro-imagingClinic Stud
Luis GaiteroCNS inflammatory diseases, neurosurgery, neuro-oncologyClinic Stud
Laura Smith-MaxieEquine and ruminant neurology, cerebrospinal fluid analysis and interpretationClinic Stud

College of Biological Science

NameExpertiseDepartment
Melanie AlpaughHuntington’s disease, Blood-brain barrier, protein misfoldingMCB
Andrew BendallDevelopment, gene regulationMCB
Jasmin LalondeNeuropsychiatric disorders, patient-derived stem cell models, neurodevelopment MCB
Nina JonesSignal transduction, development, glioma MCB
Priyanka PundirNeuro-immune axis, inflammation, transgenic mouse models MCB
Scott RyanParkinson, stem cell models, mitochondrial stress MCB
Shaun SandersProtein-lipid modifications, brain disorders, ion channels MCB
Terry Van RaayNeurodevelopment, zebrafish, signalling MCB
John VesseyBrain development MCB
Lori Ann VallisWhole body movement, gait and posture, vision, cognition, children, older adultsHHNS
Leah Bent Sensory, neuromuscular physiology, neural circuits HHNS
Mazyar FallahEye movement, cognition, executive functions HHNS
David MaOmega fatty acids, brain health, Alzheimer’s HHNS
Geoffrey PowerAging, muscle physiology, neuromuscular control HHNS
John SrbelyBiomechanics, neurophysiology, pain HHNS
John ZettelBiomechanics, visuomotor control HHNS
Philip MillarSympathetic nervous system, neuro-cardiovascular control, blood pressure regulation HHNS
Sarah AldermanNeurogenesis, stress, toxicologyIB
Nicholas BernierStress, neuroendocrine, appetiteIB
Andreas HeylandHormone signalling, evolution, marine invertebratesIB
Frédéric LabergeEvolution, neuroplasticityIB
Georgia MasonStress, animal welfare, captivityIB
Robert McLaughlinAnimal welfare, biodiversityIB
Amy NewmanNeuroendocrine system,  neuroplasticity, behaviourIB

College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

NameExpertiseDepartment
Naseem Al-AidroosVisual cognitive neuroscience, attention, working memoryPSYC
Elena CholerisHormones, social behavior, learning and memoryPSYC
Mark FenskeCognition, emotion and motivationPSYC
Christopher FiacconiMemory, perception, internal and external cuesPSYC
Francesco LeriLearning, memory, drugsPSYC
Harvey MarmurekMemory, language, gambling, social cognitionPSYC
Daniel MeeganApplied cognition, environmental behaviourPSYC
Jennifer MurrayDrug abuse, learning, behaviour, interoception, motivation, sex differencesPSYC
Linda Parker Addiction, behavioral pharmacology, learning and memoryPSYC
Lana TrickAttention, memory, aging, collision risk and driving, visual-motor coordinationPSYC
Boyer WintersCognition, learning and memory, Alzheimer’s, schizophreniaPSYC