Dr. Zochodne joins the Department of Medicine from the University of Calgary. He will be the new Division Director, Neurology and will assume the role of AHS Section Head for Neurology. He brings a strong vision and significant leadership experience to these roles. Along with his administrative responsibilities, Dr. Zochodne has an extensive research program that he plans to continue at the U of A. He has held independent, peer-reviewed funding for over 20 years, which includes funding from CIHR, NIH, AHFMR, among others. He has published over 230 peer reviewed papers and was the recipient of the 2011 Wolfe Prize from the American Neurological Association for his neuropathy research.
Dr. Zochodne and his research team have made significant contributions in experimental diabetic neuropathy and peripheral nerve regeneration.