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Dr. John Greer
Dr. John Greer
Ph.D.
john.greer@ualberta.ca
  Dr. John Greer is a former Director of Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute (NMHI) in University of Alberta. He is also a faculty member of the Department of Physiology, Perinatal Research Centre, and Women & Children's Health Research Institute.
 

NEURAL CONTROL OF RESPIRATION

  • Examining the development of the respiratory generating centre and the neuromodulation of respiration
  • Development of pharmacological therapies to treat obstructive and central sleep
  • Development of treatment strategies to reduce pulmonary and cardiac defects in a mouse model of sickle cell disease.

CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA (CDH)

  • Studying the mechanisms controlling motor axon guidance towards their target musculature.
  • Examining the events underlying the formation of muscle from the time of somitic muscle precursors migration through to myotube formation.
  • Examining the pathogenesis and etiology of CDH.
  


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