Centre de recherche du CHUM
Clinical, HIV-HCV coinfection
514 890-8000 Poste 36210

Valérie Martel-Laferrière completed her medical doctorate and her microbiology and infectious disease training at the Université de Montréal.  She underwent a two-years specialized training in viral hepatitis at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai under the supervision of Dr. Douglas T. Dieterich, a leader in the field.  Simultaneously, she completed a Master of Science in Clinical Research.  At Mount Sinai, she participated as a co-investigator on many phase II and III protocols.  She is now a medical microbiologist and assistant professor of clinic at the Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal.  Her research interests focus on liver diseases in HIV-infected patients, especially the use of the new direct-acting antiviral agents in the real-life setting.