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Director Osteoarthritis research unit, CRCHUM

Accredited member Department of Pharmacology/Physiology/Molecular Biology, Université de Montréal

Full professor Department of Medicine, Université de Montréal

Research Chair

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

Research Interests

  • Research on understanding the mechanisms involved in the etiopathology of osteoarthritis in humans, and from transgenic animal models.  Study of biomarkers on longitudinal and clinical research cohorts in relation to osteoarthritis either in serum or on the structure of the knee by magnetic resonance imaging.
  • Epidemiological study to predict the progression of osteoarthritis using statistical models as well as artificial intelligence systems.  
  • Development of innovative quantitative and automatic systems using magnetic resonance images, allowing the quantification of joint structures (tissues), their changes over time and the prediction of progression using artificial intelligence.


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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