The Campus Alberta Neuroscience (CAN) is a Canada-based organization established by the Alberta neuroscience community with support from the Government of Alberta to accelerate understanding of the brain and improve brain health. The Campus Alberta Neuroscience (CAN) is a collaboration between three strong university centers for neuroscience:
- Calgary’s Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI)
- Edmonton’s Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute (NMHI)
- Lethbridge’s Canadian Centre for Behavioral Neuroscience (CCBN)
CAN supports research projects in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The Network also supports entrepreneurism in neuroscience and mental health with funding and collaborative support for early-stage innovation projects.
Campus Alberta Neuroscience currently works in the areas of Computational Neuroscience, Depression, Healthy Brain Aging and Dementia, Multiple Sclerosis, Nervous System Injury, Neuroimaging, as well as the intersections of Pain, Opioids, and Cannabis.