University of Calgary

Patrick Whelan

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Position: 

Professor, Physiology (Neuroscience)
Comparative Biology and Experimental Medicine (CBEM)

Degrees and Board Certification: 

Bsc, PhD

Contact Information: 

+1 (403) 220-4210
+1 (403) 220-8427  (Lab)
HS 2119
whelan@ucalgary.ca

Biography: 

Dr. Patrick Whelan received his PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Alberta in 1996 and completed his postdoctoral training at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda Maryland before joining the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary in 2000. He joined the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in 2005 and is currently jointly appointed in the Faculty of Medicine. He is currently a member of the Department of Comparative Biology and Experimental Medicine (FVM), Department of Physiology and Biophysics (Faculty of Medicine) and the Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Faculty of Medicine). Dr. Whelan is currently a co-leader of the Spinal Cord and Nerve Regeneration Group within the Hotchkiss Brain Institute.

Research / Scholarly Activities: 

Please see website below for more information

Research personnel and trainees : 

Dr. Sravan Mandadi (Research Assistant Professor)
Dr. Sandeep Sharma (Research Associate)
Dr. Kathrin Koblinger (PhD Student)
Simon Sharples (PhD Student)
Kyle Mayr (Undergraduate Thesis Student)
Nathaniel Osachoff (UBC Co-op Student)
Jillian Ejdrygiewicz (Laboratory Manager)

Position Recruitment / Trainees : 
Actively recruiting graduate students and post-doctoral fellows