Edgard E. Delvin , B.Sc. , M.Sc. , Ph.D.
    Edgard E. Delvin
    Research Axis
    Metabolic and Cardiovascular Health Axis
    Research Theme
    Cardiometabolic and vascular health: from genetics to environmental approaches
    CHUSJ - Centre de Recherche

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    • BSc in Chemistry, Sir George Williams University, 1964.
    • MSc and PhD in Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, 1969.
    • Post-doctoral training in Immunology, Institut Armand-Frappier, 1969-1970.
    • Post-doctoral training in Biochemical Genetics, Montreal Children's Hospital, 1970-1973.

    Research Interests

    Clinical Research:

    • Assessment of liposoluble vitamin nutritional status in newborns;
    • Vitamin D metabolism in premature infants and feto-maternal relationships;
    • Use of stable isotopes as diagnostic tools;
    • Definition of lipid and hormonal profiles in healthy children.

    Fundamental research:

    • Bile acid, lipoproteins and apolipoproteins metabolism in cell culture and animal models.

    Career Summary

    • Co-founder of the Genetics Unit of the Shriners Hospital for Children.
    • Principal Investigator and Associate Professor at the Departments of Physiology and Experimental Surgery and Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, 1973-1992.
    • Head of the Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory, CHU Sainte-Justine, 1992.
    • Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Montreal, 1992.
    • Associate Director of Clinical Research, CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center 1997-2002.
    • Assistant to the Director, CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center 2002-2006.

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