Dr. Thierry Lacaze-Masmonteil 

Dr. Thierry Lacaze-Masmonteil assumed leadership of the Maternal Infant Child Youth Research Network (MICYRN) in May 2018. He received his medical degree from the University Paris 5 – René Descartes in 1993 and a PhD in biological sciences at the University Paris 7 – Pierre et Marie Curie in 1995. He completed a fellowship in Neonatology in 1997 and a Master in Epidemiology in 2000. He was appointed professor of Pediatrics at the University Paris 11 in 1997. Thierry moved to Edmonton, Alberta, in 2003 to become the inaugural director of the Women and Children Health Research Institute (WCHRI) in 2006. In 2010, He was recruited as a senior scientist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute and was the scientific director of the Clinical Research Unit at CHEO from 2011 to 2015. Dr. Lacaze-Masmonteil is currently Professor of Paediatrics at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. His areas of study include clinical trials with an emphasis on medications.