Dr. Robert Sutherland, a neuroscience researcher at the University of Lethbridges Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, is among 50 people named by Alberta Venture Magazine as their 50 Most Influential Albertans for 2011.
Read the Alberta Venture profile and additional biographies of the other 49 individuals at this website: http://albertaventure.com/2011/07/albertas-50-most-influential-people-2011/
The list also includes U of L Honorary Degree recipients Gwyn Morgan and David Schindler.
Previous U of L connections to the Alberta Venture list include Sutherlands colleague Dr. Bruce MacNaughton, sociology researcher and trend tracker Dr Reg Bibby, and U of L Chancellor Emeritus Richard Davidson.
Sutherland made the list for a breakthrough discovery last year in which he and his team confirmed the re-generation of cerebral cortex cells in adult mammals.
Visit this website for complete information about that research: http://www.uleth.ca/notice/display.html?b=300&s=14415
View Dr. Sutherlands research profile at this website: http://ccbn.uleth.ca/people/primary/sutherland.php
--- U of L Communications and Public Relations Contact: Bob Cooney, Communications and PR Officer (403) 382-7173
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