Center of Excellence in Orphan Disease Research - Courtois Foundation (CERMO-FC)

The Center of Excellence in Orphan Diseases Research – Fondation Courtois (CERMO-FC), founded at UQAM, brings together more than 40 researchers with complementary interests in biomedical and biopharmaceutical research. The center has given itself the following missions:

1. To support translational research approach using diverse technology platforms, providing the opportunity to create new collaborations among members working in transdisciplinary areas. These infrastructures include platforms of:

2. Through research, develop knowledge on orphan diseases in order to identify therapeutic targets to improve patient care, monitoring and quality of life, especially in children, and prepare the next generation of researchers in this field through education and training.



24 Sep 18

Inauguration of CERMO-FC

On September 19, Magda Fusaro, Rector of the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), and Professor Nicolas Pilon, Director of…

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