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  • Professor

    Max Rady College of Medicine
    Human anatomy and cell science
    Room 101 – Basic Medical Sciences Building
    745 Bannatyne Avenue
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0J9

    Phone: 204-977-5601 
    Fax: 204-789-3920


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Dr. Kong’s research program is in the field of neurobiology of diseases. Specifically, his current research interests are:

  1. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. His laboratory examines the role of posttranslational oxidative modification of SOD1 in the development of ALS and attempts to develop a therapy for ALS by selectively removing misfolded SOD1 in neurons
  2. Biological factors of ageing in neurodegenerative diseases
  3. Role of microglia in central nervous system myelination


Dr. Kong has a medical background and research training in anatomy and neurobiology. He became assistant professor in 2002, associate professor in 2006 and professor in 2011 at UM. His research laboratory is continuously funded by international and national grant agencies since 2002. He has supervised nine MSc, 11 PhD and eight postdoctoral trainees, most of whom have gone on to successful careers in academia, industry or government. He has published over 130 papers, a book and five book chapters.



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Human Anatomy and Cell Science
130 Basic Medical Science Building
745 Bannatyne Avenue

University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0J9 Canada