Ekat Kritikou, Vice-Dean – Research and Development, Université de Montréal

Ekat Kritikou, Vice-Dean for Research and Development at the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine, holds a PhD in developmental and cancer biology from the University of Cambridge, UK, and completed her postdoctoral training in developmental genomics at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Having held the positions of Interim Scientific Director in 2016-2017 and, since 2017, of Associate Director, Scientific Development, at the Centre de recherche du CHU Sainte-Justine (CRCHUSJ), she heads the medical center’s strategic planning process and has carried out several major philanthropic projects for the institution.