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Professor Department of medicine, University of Montreal

Accredited member Department of pharmacology/physiology/molecular biology, University of Montreal

Director Osteoarthritis research unit, CRCHUM

Rheumatologist CHUM

Research Chair

Chairholder Chaire en arthrose de l'Université de Montréal / Chair in Osteoarthritis, Université de Montréal

Research Interests

Research into the understanding of the mechanisms involved in the etiology of osteoarthritis in humans and in experimental models. Using experimental models, new therapeutic strategies are investigated.

The study of biomarkers using longitudinal and clinical research cohorts related to osteoarthritis in either serum or assessed by magnetic resonance images (knee structure). The epidemiological study of determinants involved in the therapeutic responses of osteoarthritis patients using statistical models.

Clinical studies on the effects of treatments to stop the disease; Studies on pain and joint structure using magnetic resonance imaging. These studies are done in both humans and experimental models.


The Immunopathology Research Theme comprises a group of researchers spanning the basic and clinical research continuum and focusing on the immune/inflammatory processes involved in the disturbance and restoration of homeostasis. These activities are rooted in shared visions regarding explorat…

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