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Université de Montréal

Biography

Graduate of Université de Montréal with a specialized diploma in nephrology, Marie-Josée Hébert received postdoctoral at the Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital training. She is a professor in the Faculty of Medicine and a nephrologist-transplant physician and researcher who holds the Shire Chair in Renal Transplantation and Regeneration. Dr. Hébert is co-director of the Canadian National Transplant Research Program. As a researcher, she has founded and led major interdisciplinary and cross-sector research groups. Her work has led to the discovery of new mechanisms involved in organ transplant rejection. In recognition of her outstanding contribution to kidney disease research, Dr. Hébert was awarded the Dr. John B. Dossetor Award and the Kidney Foundation of Canada Medal for Research Excellence. In 2017, Montreal daily La Presse named her scientist of the year. 

Vice-Rector of Research, Discovery, Creation and Innovation of Université de Montréal since 2015, she has played a key role in developing major interdisciplinary research and knowledge mobilization initiatives such as IVADO - Institute for Data Valorization, MILA – Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute, the Digital Health Consortium and the Montréal Declaration for a Responsible Development of Artificial Intelligence.”

Mandate

The Vice-Rectorate of Research, Discovery, Creation and Innovation supports and promotes all the University's research and creative activities and defines and implements the main key strategic priorities in this area. It fosters the training of the next generation of researchers and creators and strengthens the contribution of research to society. Through the implementation of major pivotal inter-faculty projects, the Vice-Rectorate encourages and drives collaboration and creates opportunities for university-community networking. It is also mandated to provide an exemplary environment for diversity, equality and responsible conduct in research.

Team

Yves Joanette

Assistant Vice-Rector, Research

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Lucie Parent

Assistant Vice-Rector, Research

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Luc Stafford

Special advisor

 Email

 514 343-6111, ext. 6542

Franck Scherrer

Associate Vice-Rector

 Email

 514 343-6111, ext. 6183

Laetitia Cremona

Assistant to the Vice-Rector

 Email

 514 343-6323

Pascale Ouellet

Assistant to the Vice-Rector

 Email

 514 343-6122

Joëlle Chevrier

Assistant to the Director

 Email

 514 343-6111, ext. 3610

Nancy Dion

Assistant to the Director

 Email

 514 343-7270

Karine Martinez

Internal Liaison Coordinator

 Email

 514 343-6111, ext. 28515

Chantale Simard

Project Coordinator (Studies and Research)

 Email

 514 343-6111, ext. 44654

Manon Boiteux

Project Coordinator

 Email

 514 343-6111, ext. 31737

Contact information of the Vice-Rector

Street address
Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, bureau H-635-3
2900, boulevard Édouard-Monpetit
Montréal (Québec) H3T 1J4

 

 

Mailing address
C.P. 6128, succ. Centre-ville
Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7