Date : Monday September 26, 2016
Time : 1:30 p.m.
Speaker : René St-Arnaud, Ph.D. Director of Research,
The Research Centre of Shriners Hospitals for Children – Canada
Dr. St-Arnaud will present an overview of the new Shriners Hospitals for Children – Canada research centre. The new infrastructure and technology will be discussed. Historical successes of the research program for the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of pediatric bone diseases will be briefly reviewed. Dr. St-Arnaud will then present in layperson’s terms an example from his own research projects currently entering the drug discovery phase.
Dr. René St-Arnaud, Ph.D., is the inaugural Francis Glorieux Professor in Pediatric Musculoskeletal Research. He is currently Director of Research and Senior Investigator at Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada in Montreal. He also holds cross-appointments as a tenured Full Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Human Genetics at McGill University. He is an Associate Member of McGill’s Faculty of Dentistry. His research efforts are focussed on vitamin D metabolism as well the control of gene expression in bone-forming cells.
Location : Holy Trinity Church, 12, Préfontaine Ouest (corner of Tour du Lac) Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, Québec J8C 1C3