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  • Dr. Pier Jr Morin, PhD, MBA

Appointments:

Associate Professor – Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Université de Moncton; Adjunct Professor – Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Université de Sherbrooke                            

Affiliations:

Université de Moncton (primary)
Université de Sherbrooke (cross-appointment)

Research Interests:

Cellular signaling, kinases, brain tumours, glioblastomas

Targeting the kinome in glioblastomas

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is an aggressive brain tumor for which current therapeutic approaches are limited.  Dr. Morin and his research team focus on the identification of hyperactivated signaling pathways involved in the biogenesis and development of GBMs and which could serve as sites for targeted therapeutic intervention.  Differentially regulated protein kinases, key mediators of signal transduction and druggable targets, are characterized in primary GBM tumours and cell lines.

Involvement with BHCRI to date:

Dr. Morin is a BHCRI Associate Member.

Phone:

(506) 858-4355

Contact:

Rémi Rossignol building, Université de Moncton, 18 Antonine-Maillet avenue, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, E1A 3E9
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