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Our team

Follow the links to learn more about the members of the MMSRC.

Centre leadership

Become a member

Our vision is to create a community of people interested in participating in research related activities. Join the MMSRC in its efforts to tackle the impact of MS in Manitoba and beyond.

Membership Benefits

  • Build your network: Access to seminars/lectures and scientific conferences/meetings. Opportunities to meet with internal and external scientists in the field of MS and related areas.
  • Outreach and advocacy: Opportunities to serve your scientific community and Institute by promoting research and engaging with the public.
  • Registration discounts: Save on registration costs when attending the MMSRC Annual Scientific Meeting.
  • Subscription to email List: Stay up-to-date and get the latest information about upcoming MMSRC Seminars, Publications, Awards and other exciting news! 

Membership Responsibilities

Members are expected to participate in the MMSRC Research Seminar Series, contribute to committees of the MMSRC, and participate in the annual meeting of the MMSRC.

We also ask that members share their achievements so that we can collectively celebrate new research funding, honors, awards, distinctions, publications, presentations, and innovative knowledge products.

Membership categories

Membership is free. Please contact MMSRC directors for membership consideration.


Principal investigator affiliate

Individuals primarily employed by a health care, education or research organization (or other related organization). Individuals who hold professional research appointments as research administrators, grant facilitators or research coordinators are also eligible to apply in this category.

Student, residents, research fellows/associate affiliate

Membership is open to all graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, research associates and assistants,  medical students, and residents at the University of Manitoba and  other universities in Manitoba.

Public affiliates

MMSRC welcomes members from the general public who have an interest in MS research, care, and/or advocacy.



Seminar series

The MMSRC seminars will be held on the second Wednesday of each month from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. CST (except for July, August, and December). Sessions will follow a hybrid in-person/Zoom format, with the physical portion being held in room 306, Pathology Building, Bannatyne campus.

  • Upcoming sessions

    May 10, 2023
    Dr. Soheila Karimi

    Presentation title:
    An Overview of Multiple Sclerosis Research in The Karimi Laboratory


    June 14, 2023
    Dr. Heather Armstrong

Contact us

Manitoba Multiple Sclerosis Research Centre (MMSRC)
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Max Rady College of Medicine
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB Canada