Dr. Cuello's Research Laboratory


Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McGill University


Lab Group

Edward Wilson


  • Halifax, Nova Scotia


  • Master of Science. Thesis title: “Investigating signal cascades promoting activity-dependent neuroplasticity in monkey primary visual cortex. McGill University.

  • Bachelor of Science (Honors). Thesis Title: “Vascularization of visually deprived human and macaque monkey area V1”. Dalhousie University

Research Interests:

  • Cellular and molecular mechanisms of pathology in Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Experimental therapeutics.

Current projects:

   At the moment working on understanding the (dys)regulation of the transcription factor CREB and its contribution to Alzheimer’s disease in a transgenic rat model of Aβ neuropathology.

  Investigating the potential neuroprotective effect of the CREB co-regulator CRTC1 (previously known as TORC1) and evaluating the potential for CREB-potentiation via CRTC1 in alleviating impairments in learning and memory.

Extracurricular Interests and Activities:

  • Traveling

  • Running

  • Surfing


Contact information: edward.wilson@mail.mcgill.ca