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Research unit director

Mathieu Ferron, PhD

  • Director, Integrative and Molecular Physiology research unit
  • Assistant IRCM Research Professor
  • Assistant Research Professor, Department of Medicine (accreditation in molecular biology, and in biochemistry and molecular medicine), Université de MontréalCanada Research Chairholder in Bone and Energy Metabolism
  • Adjunct Professor, Département of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine, McGill University
  • Research Scholar from the John-R.-Evans Leaders Fund, Canada Foundation for Innovation

Other affiliations

  • Member, Montreal Diabetes Research Center

Awards and honours

  • 2014 Early Investigators Award, Endocrine Society
  • Helmsley Charitable Trust Abstract Award in type 1 diabetes (2014), Endocrine Society
  • The Endocrine Society Outstanding Abstract Award (2013), Endocrine Society
  • ASBMR John Haddad Young Investigator Award 2011
  • K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award 2012-2013, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Degrees and relevant experience

  • B.Sc., Department of Biochemistry, Université de Montréal (1998)
  • PhD in molecular biology, Department of Medicine, Université de Montréal (2006)
  • Postdoctoral fellowship, Department of Genetics and Development, Columbia University, New York, USA (2006-2011)
  • Research Associate, Department of Genetics and Development, Columbia University, New York, USA (2011-2013)
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