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2014 Edition


In 2014, the 5th edition welcomed 350 people at the Arsenal and raised more than $535,000 for the research.

 

President and Honorary patrons

This group of Quebec leaders came together to promote the scientific excellence. They showed their support for the researchers at the CRCHUM, North America’s largest francophone biomedical research centre.

Président d’honneur

Pierre Dion, President and Chief Executive Officer, Québécor and Québécor Média

Patrons d’honneur

Jean Bédard, President and Chief Executive Officer, Groupe Sportscene

Mario Charpentier, Associate Director, BCF, business lawyers

Vincent Joli-Cœur, Vice-president, council of the National Bank Financial

Gilbert Rozon, President and Founder, Groupe Juste pour rire

Dr Jacques Turgeon, Director, CHUM

Dr. Vincent Poitout, Interim Director, CRCHUM

Dre Manon Choinière, Researcher, CRCHUM

 

Our Honorary Guest

Dr Pierre Corvol, professeur emeritus at Collège de France (CIRB)


Dr Pierre Corvol is a great specialist of hormonal mechanisms of regulating blood pressure. His research was focused on the study of hormonal mechanisms of regulating blood pressure. He established the crucial role of the renin-angiotensin system in the regulation of renal and cardiac function. Thanks to the inhibitors of the rennin system, some of his works are at the origin of the treatments of cardiovascular pathologies. He has been awarded of scientific distinctions including the Grand Prix on medical research of the Inserm in 2006. Dr Pierre Corvol is also Officer of the Legion of Honour and Commander of the Ordre National du Mérite. He is member of the Academy of Sciences, the Academy of Medicine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.