Dr. Charles Krieger

Dr. Krieger is the Professor of Kinesiology at SFU.  He is focused on a cure, or effective treatment for ALS.  He frequently does neurological testing at the GF Strong ALS Clinic. Dr. Krieger’s current research includes characterization of a cat ion current in neurons in health and disease; evaluation of the roles of protein and lipid kinesis in a cell culture model of excitotoxicity; and determination of the role of protein kinesis in an animal model of motor neuron disease.  He received his MD from the University of Toronto, his M.Sc. from the University of Montreal and his Ph.D. from the University of London.