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ENT Cervicofacial surgery, CHUM

Full clinical professor Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal

Other Affiliation

Member National Institute of Public Health of Quebec (INSPQ)

Research Interests

  • Understand the mechanisms of development and persistence of chronic rhinosinusitis by studying the bacterial environment of the sinuses, genetic factors that confer susceptibility to chronic rhinosinusitis, molecular mechanisms of chronic rhinosinusitis, and more recently, epithelial responses to bacteria and pro-inflammatory cytokines. 
  • Development of probiotic bacteria as therapy for chronic rhinosinusitis.
  •  Identify potential pharmacological targets to better treat patients refractory to medical and surgical treatments. 
  • Evaluation of new treatments by participation in clinical trials on chronic rhinosinusitis


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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