MONTREAL, June 12, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Drs. Luc Boileau and Abraham Fuks
joined the Board of Directors at the Institut de recherches cliniques
de Montréal (IRCM). Their appointment was confirmed during the annual
general meeting held yesterday.
"The IRCM's Board of Directors is proud to welcome Drs. Boileau and
Fuks," says Louise Lambert-Lagacé, Chairwoman of the Board of
Directors. "Their extensive expertise and great knowledge of academia,
public health and research represent an important contribution to the
About Luc Boileau
Luc Boileau is President and Director General of the Institut national
de santé publique du Québec. He obtained his MD from the Université de
Sherbrooke and is a specialist in public health. Over the past 25
years, he gained extensive experience in the management of health care
facilities and public health organizations, as well as in the regional
governance of health systems.
About Abraham Fuks
Abraham Fuks served as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at McGill
University from 1995 to 2006. He obtained his MD from McGill
University, where he received his initial faculty position in 1978. His
research interests have included the immunogenetics of diabetes, the
biology of tumour-associated antigens, and the ethical aspects of
clinical trials involving human subjects. He was also Chairman of the
Institutional Review Board at McGill University for several years.
About the IRCM
The IRCM (www.ircm.qc.ca) is a renowned biomedical research institution located in the heart of
Montréal's university district. Founded in 1967, it is currently
comprised of 37 research units and four clinics specialized in
cholesterol, hypertension, cystic fibrosis and diabetes and obesity.
The IRCM is affiliated with the Université de Montréal and its clinic
is associated with the Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal
(CHUM). The IRCM also maintains a long-standing association with McGill
University. The IRCM receives support from the Quebec ministry of
Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology.
You can find the new members' complete biographies and the list of other
IRCM Foundation Board members by visiting the website www.ircm.qc.ca.
SOURCE: Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM)
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