Researcher, MHI, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Université de Montréal
Dr. Guillaume Lettre received his bachelor of science in biology with an option in biotechnology at Université de Sherbrooke in 2000. He then obtained a master of biological sciences at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (New York, USA) in 2001 and his doctorate in developmental genetics from the University of Zurich (Switzerland) in 2005. He did a post-doctoral fellowship at the Boston Children's Hospital and at the Broad Institute in the laboratory of Dr. Joel N. Hirschhorn. Dr. Lettre joined the Research Centre of the Montreal Heart Institute and the Faculty of Medicine of Université de Montréal in January 2009.
Coronary artery disease
2012: Martial G. Bourassa Prize, Montreal Heart Institute
2010: Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Complex Trait Genetics
2010: Young Investigator Award (CIHR) (declined)
2010: Clinical Research Scholar, Junior 1, FRQS (declined)