uMontreal opens pharmacogenomics centre

April 6, 2009

Yesterday the Montreal Heart Institute and the Université de Montréal officially opened the Centre de pharamacogénomique Beaulieu-Saucier. The new facility is named after uMontreal graduates Michel Saucier and his wife Gisèle Beaulieu, who contributed $5 million to the centre's creation. Through the couple's and the MHI Foundation's investment, along with the world-renowned scientists recruited, the institute has received over $80 million in funding from various sources to advance pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine research. MHI News Release