The Honourable Jane Philpott, former Minister of Health visits the CHU de Québec-Université Laval Research Centre

The III team was pleased to host a visit from the Honourable Jane Philpott, former Minister of Health and Mr. Joël Lightbound, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister. During her visit, the Minister highlighted a total investment of over $21M in cutting-edge research from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Twelve researchers, including two from Université Laval, received $2.9M to undertake innovative biomedical and clinical HIV research projects. Furthermore, Dr. Gary Kobinger and his team received a $3.9M grant to work on a vaccine to prevent HIV.

Eugénie Brouillet, Vice Rector, Research, Creation and Innovation, Université Laval, Amélie Fradet-Turcotte, researcher, Serge-Antoine Belley, patient, Jérôme Estaquier, researcher, Denis Leclerc, researcher, Sophie D’Amours, Rector, Université Laval, Gertrude Bourdon, CEO, CHU de Québec-Université Laval, the Honorable Jane Philpott, Marc Ouellette, Scientific Director, III-CIHR, Joël Lightbound, Parliament Secretary to the Minister of Health, Gary Kobinger, researcher
Sonia Morisset, Administrative coordinator III-CIHR, Édith Brochu, Associate, Strategic Initiatives III-CIHR, Isabelle Létourneau, Associate, Strategic Initiatives III-CIHR, Élisabeth Pagé, Assistant Director III-CIHR, the Honorable Jane Philpott, Marc Ouellette, Scientific Director III-CIHR, Joël Lightbound, Parliament Secretary to the Minister of Health

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