University of Alberta

Vivian Mushahwar, Ph.D.

An engineer by training (electrical), Dr. Mushahwar obtained her Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from the University of Utah. Research in the Mushahwar lab focuses on many aspects such as the restoration of standing and walking [...]

Richard Stein, Ph.D.

Dr. Richard Stein received his DPhil from the University of Oxford. Dr. Stein joined the Department of Physiology at the University of Alberta in 1968 and during his 40-plus year career, Dr. Stein has spearheaded [...]

Ming Chan, M.D., FRCPC

Dr. Chan completed his MD at the Glasgow University, Scotland, did a research fellowship at Tuts University, Boston MA, and his FRCPC at the University of Alberta.  Dr. Chan’s research focuses on neuromuscular disease and the [...]

Rahul Samant, Ph.D. (Team Manager)

Dr. Samant obtained his Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of Alberta.  Dr. Samant has a keen interest in the technology translation; taking innovation from the bench top to the bedside (and back again).  Dr. [...]

Kathryn Todd, Ph.D.

Dr. Todd obtained her Ph.D. at the University of Alberta.  Research in the Todd group is primarily related to cellular mechanisms involved in neurodegenerative and neuropschiatric disorders and the identification of neuroprotective and/or rescue agents.  [...]

Walied Moussa, Ph.D.

Dr. Moussa obtained his Ph.D from the Carlton University.  Dr. Moussa research interests are related to advanced modeling techniques for the study material properties and behaviors.   In collaboration with the Elias group, the Moussa lab [...]

Martin Ferguson-Pell, Ph.D.

Martin Ferguson-Pell, PhD has been the Dean of the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta since 2007. After graduating with a PhD in biomedical engineering, Ferguson-Pell was appointed lecturer at the University [...]

Anastasia Elias, Ph.D.

Dr. Elias completed her Ph.D. at the University of Alberta.  Research in the Elias group is focused on the development of ‘smart’ materials – materials that respond to external stimuli such as light, heat or [...]