Sylvie Langlois


Affiliation : University of British Columbia
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About Sylvie Langlois

Dr. Sylvie Langlois obtained her MD degree from the University of Sherbrooke. She went on to do specialty training in Pediatrics at McGill University and Fellowship training in Clinical and Molecular Genetics at the University of British Columbia. She has been a clinical geneticist at the Children’s and Women’s Health Center since 1989 and is a Professor in the Department of Medical Genetics at the University of British Columbia. She has been the medical director of the BC Prenatal Genetic Screening Program since its implementation in 2009. She served as Chair of the Prenatal diagnosis committee of the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists for two terms and was a member of the genetics committee of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada. She is Associate Editor of the journal Human Reproduction and Board Member of the International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis.


Her research contributions have been in the area of prenatal diagnosis and molecular genetics. She has published 80 peer reviewed articles and co-authored numerous guidelines relating to prenatal genetics.

 

In 2012, she was the recipient of the Dr. John L. Hamerton Service Award of the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the aims and objectives of the College in the area of medical genetics. She is also the recipient of the UBC Killam Teaching award for excellence in teaching.



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