Kendra Furber

Degrees / Credentials

PhD, University of Calgary
BSc Honors, University of Saskatchewan


Assistant Professor, Division of Medical Sciences, University of Northern British Columbia

Affiliate, Cell & Physiological Sciences, UBC


Associate Member

Dr. Kendra Furber is an Assistant Professor in the Northern Medical Program at the University of Northern British Columbia. She received a PhD in Neuroscience from the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary, and was awarded an MS fellowship from the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada for postdoctoral training at the University of Saskatchewan. She is currently a Health Research BC Scholar, whose research program investigates the molecular mechanisms of myelination across the lifespan.

Contact Info



  • neurodevelopment
  • aging
  • myelination
  • oligodendrocyte
  • multiple sclerosis