Dr. Frédéric Charron
Dr. Charron completed his B.Sc. in Biochemistry at the University of Montreal followed by a Ph.D. in Experimental Medicine at McGill University under the supervision of Dr. Mona Nemer. He then moved to Stanford University under the supervision of Dr. Marc Tessier-Lavigne where he studied neural development and axon guidance. He started his lab in 2005 at the Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montreal (IRCM), where he is now Associate Research Professor. He is also affiliated with the Department of Medicine, University of Montreal, and the Department of Experimental Medicine, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, and Department of Biology, McGill University. He has been a recipient of the Peter Lougheed Medical Research Foundation Award and a New Investigator of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). He is now Chercheur-Boursier of the Fonds de recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ). His lab works on diverse aspects of neural development and axon guidance.
The work performed by Dr. Charron and his team is funded by the CIHR, the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI), the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS), the Cancer Research Society (CRS), the Fonds de recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ) and the Peter Lougheed Medical Research Foundation.