Dr. Louis Flamand (ULaval)
Louis Flamand, PhD, MBA, is a full professor and chair of the department of microbiology, infectious disease and immunology at the Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval and senior researcher in the division of infectious and immune diseases at the CHU de Quebec research center.
Before joining Laval university, Dr. Flamand did post-doctoral training at the National Institutes of Health and at the Institute of Human Virology (Maryland, USA). Dr. Flamand obtained his PhD (virology) from the University of Montreal, MSc (virology) from the Armand-Frappier Institute and BSc (Zoology) from the University of Manitoba. He received his MBA in pharmaceutical management from Université Laval.
He served as President of the biohazards risk committee at Université Laval (2008-2018), is a member of the HHV-6 Foundation scientific advisory board since 2006 and member of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research college of reviewers.
Dr. Flamand is an experienced virologist with experience in fundamental and pre-clinical research. Throughout his career, Dr. Flamand has received several competitive scholarship awards and continuous funding support from several funding agencies for his work in virology. Dr. Flamand is the author of more than 95 peer-reviewed publications and is lead Editor of the book “Human Herpesviruses HHV-6A, HHV-6B & HHV-7: Diagnosis and Clinical Management” 3rd edition.