Press releases


Génome Québec invests time and money to make sure that genomics becomes a powerful economic force and delivers innovative solutions in health and the environment. In this section, you will find all the latest press releases published by Génome Québec.


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Dawn of a new era for children: Introducing Canada’s first integrated clinical genomic centre in pediatrics

Montréal, October 21, 2013 – Dr. Fabrice Brunet, Chief Executive Officer at Sainte-Justine UHC, and Marc LePage, President and CEO of Génome Québec, are extremely proud to announce the launch of Canada’s first integrated clinical genomic centre in pediatrics, an initiative currently at the forefron (...)

Published on Monday October 21, 2013


Génome Québec welcomes National Research and Innovation Policy

Montréal, October 16, 2013 – Génome Québec welcomes the National Research and Innovation Policy (PNRI) announced by the Québec Government. The policy is a major step forward in the government’s vision and support of research and innovation, since it now places the sector at the centre of its econom (...)

Published on Wednesday October 16, 2013


New Discoveries for Cancer Risk: Researchers Worldwide Take Part in one of History’s Largest Scientific Consortia

Hundreds of researchers from North America, Europe, Australia and Asia have joined together in a consortium to identify the genetic basis of the five most common forms of cancer – breast, prostate, lung, ovarian and colorectal. The group, called the OncoArray Consortium, developed a new customized (...)

Published on Wednesday October 9, 2013


Official launch of the new IPAC ressource

IPAC, the new international resource for policy interoperability and data sharing to accelerate genomic medicine   Montréal, September 12, 2013 – Since the sequence map of the human genome, the cost of sequencing the genome of an individual has fallen rapidly. This has resulted in a tremendous in (...)

Published on Thursday September 12, 2013


Génome Québec, proud partner of the Grand défi Pierre Lavoie

Génome Québec is proud to announce its scientific partnership of the Grand défi Pierre Lavoie.   To kick off its first year of involvement in the GDPL, Génome Québec has recruited a team of six cyclists to take part in La Boucle, a 135-km cycling tour from Québec City to Lévis on Saturday, June 1 (...)

Published on Tuesday June 4, 2013


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