Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, Université de Montréal
Co-Director, Heart Failure Research Group, MHI
Simon de Denus received his bachelor's degree in pharmacy from Université de Montréal in 1999 and completed his master’s degree in pharmacy practice with an option in institutional pharmacy at Université de Montréal in 2000. He then did a residency in cardiovascular pharmacotherapy at Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal, a first fellowship at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, and a second fellowship at the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI). He then received his doctorate in pharmaceutical sciences with an option in pharmacology at Université de Montréal. He is an associate professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy at Université de Montréal as well as a pharmacist and researcher at the MHI. He is the Beaulieu-Saucier Chair in Pharmacogenomics, Co-Director of the Heart Failure Research Group at the MHI and Chief of Pharmacotherapy at the Beaulieu-Saucier Pharmacogenomics Centre of Université de Montréal.
Simon de Denus' research interests are mainly in the fields of cardiovascular pharmacotherapy and personalized pharmacotherapy. He has published over 50 articles and book chapters as well as close to 40 abstracts.
2010-2014: Beaulieu-Saucier Chair in Pharmacogenomics, Université de Montréal
2009: Alfred-Joseph Laurence award for excellence in teaching in the clinical sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Université de Montréal
2008: Finalist, Jay N. Cohn New Investigator Award – Clinical/Integrative Physiology, Heart Failure Society of America
2007: Alfred-Joseph Laurence award for excellence in teaching in the clinical sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Université de Montréal
2006: IMS Canada Award for article entitled “Rate vs rhythm control in patients with atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis.”