CHUM Multi-Organ Transplantation Seminar: Dr. Marie-Josée Hébert

The Multi-Organ Transplant Program of the Université de Montréal invites you to the Transplantation Seminar (in French) on Friday, January 20 with Dr. Marie-Josée Hébert. The event will take place in a hybrid format at the CHUM (Room A.03.9209A) as well as on Zoom. Registration is free, but mandatory.

  • Title: L’importance de la microcirculation pour la prévention de l’insuffisance rénale post-transplantation 
  • Date: Friday, January 20, 2023
  • Time: 12-1 pm EST

This presentation stems from the CDTRP Theme 3 supported project entitled: “Evaluating the pivotal role of microvascular injury in renal dysfunction”. 

About Dr. Marie-Josée Hébert

Marie-Josée Hébert is a nephrologist-transplanter and researcher at the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM), a professor in the Faculty of Medicine and the Shire Chair in Nephrology and Renal Transplantation and Regeneration. She is one of the founders of the Canadian Donation and Transplantation Program (CDTRP – formerly known as the Canadian National Transplant Research Program), which she co-directed until 2022. Her work has led to the discovery of new mechanisms involved in organ transplant rejection and chronic kidney disease.

A Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, she won the Dr. John B. Dossetor Award (2015) and the Medal for Research Excellence (2016) from the Kidney Foundation of Canada in recognition of her outstanding contribution to nephrology research.

Since November 2015, she has been Vice-Rector for Research, Discovery, Creation and Innovation at the University of Montreal. In this capacity, she has played a central role in the development of major cross-sectoral research and knowledge mobilization initiatives including the Institute for Data Valorization (IVADO), Mila, the Digital Health Consortium, and the Montreal Declaration for Responsible Development of Artificial Intelligence.

She was appointed Chair of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Governing Council in September 2022.