Lipids, Nutrition and Cardiovascular Prevention Clinic
Lipids, Nutrition and Cardiovascular Prevention Clinic under the direction of Dr. Sophie Bernard
The Lipids, Nutrition and Cardiovascular Prevention Clinic of the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM) assesses and treats the elevated blood cholesterol cases and other fats in the blood, as well as the risks of cardiovascular or metabolic diseases. To better understand the origin of these lipid disorders and their complications, the Institute's research team is studying the nutritional, biochemical, genetic, molecular and pharmacological aspects of these issues to offer new and more effective treatments and to reduce complications.
Physician and researcher, Dr. Sophie Bernard is a specialist in endocrinology and metabolic diseases. She is Director of the Lipids, Nutrition and Cardiovascular Prevention Clinic of the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM) and the Genetic Dyslipidemias Clinic at the IRCM Research Center for Rare and Genetic Diseases in Adults as well as a research fellow.
Dr. Sophie Bernard also practices medicine at the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) and she is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of Université de Montréal. Dr. Bernard is the author and co-author of several scientific publications.
She completed her medical studies at the University Claude Bernard-Lyon 1 (France) and obtained a specialization in endocrinology metabolism and nutrition as well as a Ph.D. in biology of vascular diseases and a sub specialization in lipid metabolism at the same university.