HBI Alumni

The HBI is founded on the base of a strong neuroscience tradition at the University of Calgary, starting in 1971 and growing to rank among Canada's most recognized neuroscience groups.

Dr Brown

Dr. Craig Brown

Alumni of the Year

In recognition of the critical role played by our trainees in our research and academic success, the HBI recognizes outstanding former trainees as the HBI Neuroscience Alumni of the Year. Find out more about the HBI Alumni of the Year award.

2023 Alumnus of the Year: Dr. Craig Brown, PhD

This year’s recipient of the HBI Neuroscience Alumna of the Year is Dr. Craig Brown, a Professor at the University of Victoria in the Division of Medical Sciences.

Dr. Craig Brown obtained his MSc and PhD (2001 and 2004) at the University of Calgary under the supervision of Dr. Richard Dyck. 

His primary research interests are to understand the mechanisms that dictate brain repair, as well as determine the relationship between brain function and the microcirculation. Since starting his laboratory in 2009, Dr. Brown’s basic science and health related research program has been supported by the Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR), Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, and NSERC. Dr. Brown is also a recipient of the CIHR New Investigator award and the Michael Smith Foundation’s Career Investigator Award. 

Dr Brown will present a seminar at the HBI on May 10, 2024.