NRC-CHU Sainte-Justine Collaborative Unit for Translational Research

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre have formalized their long-standing research relationship with the creation of the NRC-CHU Sainte-Justine Collaborative Unit for Translational Research (CUTR).

The NRC-CHU Sainte-Justine CUTR aims to combine and synergize expertise and technologies to accelerate translation of discoveries to the patient by improving diagnostics, discovering innovative treatments and modernizing clinical analytics.


  • NRC's Medical Devices Research Centre
  • NRC's Human Health Therapeutics Research Centre
  • Sainte-Justine University Hospital Centre

Areas of focus

  • Immuno-oncology
  • Perinatology
  • Rare diseases
  • Micro-nano biodevices
  • Therapeutics diseases

Research expertise

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for personalized medicine for mother and child
  • Discovery and clinical research
  • Bio-analytical micro and nano devices, molecular diagnostics
  • Antibodies, vaccines, cell and gene therapy, biomanufacturing

Press Release


National Research Council of Canada

Teodor Veres
Research and Development Director
Medical Devices Research Centre
Tel.: 450-641-5232

Sue Twine
Research and Development Director
Human Health Therapeutics
Tel: 613-668-5814

CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre

Jacques L . Michaud
Director of Research
CHU Sainte-Justine
Tel.: 514-345-4931, ext. 4740

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