Melanie Dieude

Université de Montréal / CDTRP

Dr. Mélanie Dieudé is an immunologist, Professeure Associée at the Faculty of Medicine of Université de Montréal, Full researcher at the Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CRCHUM), and the Executive Director of the Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program. She is the recipient of numerous distinctions such as the Scientific Personality of the Year 2017 (LaPresse, Montreal), and the American Transplant Congress Young Investigator award (2011). Dr. Dieudé's work has been extensively published in high impact journals such as Arthritis and Rheumatism, American Journal of Transplantation, and Science Translational Medicine. Dr. Dieudé research aims at revealing the impact of 1) immunosuppression and 2) tissue injury derived autoimmune responses of importance in Solid Organ Transplant rejection, Graft vs Host Disease and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. She is also co- leading Projet Laurent a patient initiated project which constitutes a great example of Dr. Dieudé’ commitment to stimulate and carry out multidisciplinary projects that integrates patients and families perspectives to the research process for transformative impact.