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Full Professor Department of Neuroscience, Université de Montréal

Research Chair

Chairholder Chaire de recherche du Canada en physiologie moléculaire du sommeil / Canada Research Chair in Sleep Molecular Physiology

Research Interests

Molecular regulation of sleep and biological rhythms. Links between sleep homeostasis and synaptic plasticity. Involvement of synaptic adhesion proteins in the homeostatic and circadian regulation of sleep. Pathophysiology of sleep disorders and associations between sleep disorders and psychiatric or neurological diseases.


The mission of the Neuroscience research theme is to elucidate the biological, environmental and social mechanisms of neurological diseases and to develop novel and innovative therapies to prevent, treat or cure them. The research activities are grouped into five themes, incorporating clinica…

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