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François Rousseau MD, MSc, FRCPC


Tel: 418-525-4470


  • Medical biochemist and clinical preceptor, CHUQ, St-François d’Assise Hospital, Quebec
  • Full professor, Department of Medical Biology, Biochemistry and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval
  • Head, Department of Medical Biology, CHUQ
  • FRSQ-funded National Researcher for the Evaluation of Technologies and Practices in Laboratory Medicine
  • Principal designated investigator, Research Consortium Opens external link in new windowCanGene Test APOGEE-Net/CanGèneTest
  • Chair, Molecular Diagnostics Committee, International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (78 countries)
  • RUIS Laval representative of the RUIS Genetics Table (provincial)
  • Member, Advisory Board, Canadian Cochrane Network Centre


  • Post-doctoral studies and fellowship in Human Molecular Genetics, Université Louis-Pasteur, Strasbourg (1989-1991)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – medical biochemistry (1988)
  • Specialization in medical biochemistry, Université Laval (1984-1988)
  • Doctorate in Medicine, MD, Université Laval (1984)
  • MSc in Molecular Ontogeny, Université Laval (1987)
  • BSc in Medicine, Université Laval (1983)

Research Interests

  • Laboratory medicine
  • Evaluative research
  • Population genetics
  • Genetic epidemiology
  • Technology transfer
  • Health systems research

Research Projects

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