Paul Frankland

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Paul Frankland is a Senior Scientist in the program in Neurosciences & Mental Health at the Hospital for Sick Children. He holds a Canada Research Chair in Cognitive Neurobiology, and is a member of the Department of Psychology, Department of Physiology and Institute of Medical Science at the University of Toronto. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and a member of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) in the program for Child and Brain Development. His lab’s research focuses on modeling cognitive function and dysfunction in mice. In particular, the lab is interested in understanding of systems consolidation, the role of adult neurogenesis in hippocampal memory function and forgetting, the identification and manipulation of memory engrams, and hippocampal memory development.