Luc Laurier Oligny , M.D. , Ph.D.
    Luc Laurier Oligny
    Research Axis
    Fetomaternal and Neonatal Pathologies Axis
    Research Theme
    Mechanisms for congenital anomalies

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    • Associate Director, Department of Pathology and Cellular Biology, University of Montreal, 2006.
    • Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Cellular Biology, University of Montreal, 2004.
    • Head, Department of Pathology, CHU Sainte-Justine, 2001.


    • Fellowship in Pediatric Pathology, Cytogenetics and Molecular Pathology, British Columbia's Children's Hospital, 1994.
    • PhD in Pathology, McGill University, 1992.
    • MD, McGill University, 1986.
    • MSc in Pathology, McGill University, 1983.

    Research Interests

    • The placenta of intra-uterine growth retardation (IUGR) infants, with morphometric evaluations and correlation with clinical data, including long-term outcome.
    • Epigenetic control of gene regulation in cancer and normal embryonic development, with a particular emphasis on IGF2/H19.
    • The myoepithelial cell of the human breast in fetal development and cancer.
    • Human papillomavirus (HPV) infections in children and adults.

    Career Summary

    • Course in Medical Embryology given to medical students (20 hours, comprising morphologic, molecular and clinical aspects of development - textbook in preparation) and to BSc students (45 hours)
    • Courses in Medical Genetics given to medical students and graduate students.
    • Associate Editor of the 2nd edition of Potter's Pathology of the Fetus, Infant and Child, Mosby Elsevier Publishers, published in March 2007.
    • Member of the Editorial Committee of Pediatric and Developmental Pathology since 2006.

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