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Associate professor Department of microbiolgy, infectiology and immunology, Université de Montréal

Research Interests

Our research team studies the use of oncolytic viruses for cancer immunotherapy.

More specifically, our research program includes 3 main facets:

  1. The use of oncolytic viruses as platforms for personalized anti-cancer vaccination
  2. The development of novel vaccination strategies using oncolytic viruses and bacteria
  3. The study of the role of the immunoproteasome for the immunotherapeutic activity of oncolytic viruses


This multidisciplinary theme brings together clinicians, basic researchers and epidemiologists. Its current activities are grouped into six sub-themes. Treatment and chemoprevention  This sub-theme, plays a front line role through the development of new treatments and chemotherapies targeting…

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Dre Diane Provencher et sa patiente Mme Annie Duranceau