Christopher Power MD, FRCPC

University of Alberta

Christopher Power, M.D., F.R.C.P(C) is a Professor of Neurology at the University of Alberta and holds a Canada Research Chair in Neurologic Infection and Immunity. He received a B.Sc. from the University of Toronto and an M.D. from the University of Ottawa with subsequent training in medicine and neurology at McMaster University and the University of Western Ontario, respectively, and postdoctoral fellowships at Johns Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health in neurovirology. Dr. Power is a physician-scientist, studying the mechanisms of and developing treatments for neuroinflammatory diseases including Multiple Sclerosis and neuroHIV. In addition to directing the Laboratory for Neurologic Infection and Immunity, he is also an attending physician in the University of Alberta HIV and MS Clinics and is the Director of the University of Alberta MS Centre. He is the author of over 190 peer-reviewed publications.