NRC-CHU Sainte-Justine Collaborative Unit for Translational Research

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and CHU Sainte-Justine (CHUSJ) have formalized their long-standing research relationship with the creation of the NRC-CHUSJ Collaborative Unit for Translational Research.

CHUSJ is the largest mother and child hospital centre in Canada. With 200 investigators and 90 clinicians, the hospital is internationally renowned in this field. CHUSJ's physicians bring clinical and research expertise to this collaboration.

The NRC-CHUSJ Collaborative Unit for Translational Research aims to combine and synergize expertise and technologies to accelerate translation of discoveries to the patient by improving diagnostics, discovering innovative treatments and modernizing clinical analytics.


Areas of focus

  • Immuno-oncology
  • Perinatology
  • Rare diseases
  • Micro-nano biodevices
  • Therapeutics diseases

Research expertise

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for personalized medicine for mother and child
  • Discovery and clinical research
  • Bio-analytical micro and nano devices, molecular diagnostics
  • Antibodies, vaccines, cell and gene therapy, biomanufacturing

Contact us

National Research Council of Canada

Teodor Veres
Research and Development Director
Medical Devices Research Centre
Telephone: 450-641-5232

Sue Twine
Research and Development Director
Human Health Therapeutics
Telephone: 613-668-5814

CHU Sainte-Justine

Jacques Michaud
Director of Research
CHU Sainte-Justine
Telephone: 514-345-4931 ext. 4740


  • Centre de recherche du CHUSJ
    3175 Côte-Sainte-Catherine Road
    Montréal, Quebec H3T 1C5

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