Patrick C. Nahirney, PhD is an assistant professor of Anatomy and Histology in the Division of Medical Sciences at the University of Victoria. He teaches human gross anatomy and histology to first and second year undergraduate medical students in the Island Medical Program and conducts research on neurogenesis and neuromuscular disease. Dr. Nahirney has a particular interest in providing a structural and molecular framework that relates to a number of human diseases including Alzheimer’s disease, stress-induced memory loss, Nemaline myopathy, and Duchenne muscular dystrophy. He is also involved in the development of novel strategies for muscle and nerve tissue engineering and regeneration of injured tissues.
Dr. Nahirney is co-author of Netter’s Essential Histology, 2nd Edition.
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