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Tuesday, February 10 2015

Dr. Philippe Campeau is awarded a prize from the of the CIHR – Institute of Genetics and a grant from the Network for Oral and Bone Health Research (RSBO)

MONTRÉAL, February 10, 2015Dr. Philippe Campeau, a medical geneticist and a researcher in the Musculoskeletal Diseases and Rehabilitation axis at CHU Sainte-Justine, as well as an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Université de Montréal, was awarded the 2014 Maud Menten New Principal Investigator Prize from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Institute of Genetics (CIHR-IG) in the clinical research category. This prize is awarded to the investigator who scored the highest in the September 2013 and March 2014 CIHR Operating Grant competitions, in recognition and support of the excellence of his work within the CIHR-IR’s mandate. Among the finalists for this prize in the biomedical research category was also Dr. Gilles Hickson, a researcher in the Viral and Immune Disorders and Cancers axis at CHU Sainte-Justine and a research assistant professor in the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology at Université de Montréal.

Dr. Campeau also received an Emerging Collaborating Project grant from the Network for Oral and Bone Health Research as co-PI of a study on the role of fibronectin in chondrogenesis (cartilage formation) led in collaboration with Dr. Dieter Reinhardt from McGill University. This grant is intended as a springboard to initiate and promote new collaborations between members of the network belonging to different institutions and proposing an innovative, non-funded research component which is not part of their actual research program.

Dr. Philippe Campeau is interested in the treatment of inborn errors of metabolism, as well as skeletal dysplasia. Using exome sequencing, his work aims at identifying new genes causing such diseases and characterizing those genes’ functions in pre-clinical models. It should help improving the assessment and management of patients, and contribute to the development and assessment of potential new treatments.

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