Our Lab

Our lab is located in the new building of the Centre de Recherche du Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CRCHUM). It is part of the Montreal Diabetes Research Center (MDRC). The CRCHUM is the largest research center affiliated with the University of Montreal. It employs more than 2,000 people working on strategic priority areas in line with the clinical activities of the CHUM. The MDRC was created in 2004 thanks to a large infrastructure grant from the Canadian Fund for Innovation. It groups more than 35 investigators and their research groups from six universities (UMontreal, McGill, Laval, Sherbrooke, UQAM and Ottawa) who share a common mission: Understand to prevent and cure diabetes.

The Poitout lab was first established in 2006 thanks to contributions from the CRCHUM, the Université de Montréal and the Canadian Fund for Innovation.

Our Team

Vincent Poitout DVM, PhD, FCAHS

Principal Investigator and CRCHUM Director

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Julien Ghislain PhD

Research Associate

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Caroline Tremblay MSc

Lab Manager

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Grace Fergusson

Animal Health Technician

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Melanie Ethier

Animal Health Technician

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Scott Campbell PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Alexis Vivoli Msc

PhD Student

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Anne-Laure Castell MD

​Postdoctoral fellow

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Hasna Maachi MSc

​PhD student

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