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LEISHMANIASIS EN EUROPA

June 23rd, 2024

In collaboration with Javier Moreno (Instituto Carlos III, Madrid, Spain), Christopher Fernandez Prada publishes an article in La Conversacion on the problem of this neglected disease in Europe.

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CPN24 BANFF

April 25-28th, 2024

Ana Ibarra and Christopher Fernandez Prada had the opportunity to meet fellow Canadian parasitologists during the Canadian Parasitology Network congress CPN24, which took place in Banff from 25-28 April. Ana presented part of her work on cross-resistance of Sodium stibogluconate and methotrexate in wildtype Leishmania infantum.

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SAVOURE TA RECHERCHE 2024

March 21st, 2024

 

During FMV's research week, graduate students engaged in a unique scientific outreach activity presented in a sweet manner. Ana Ibarra Meneses (Postdoctoral Fellow), Audrey Corbeil (PhD student), and Francesca Theoret (MSc student) showcased their projects through creative cake presentations.

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3rd PARASITOLOGY EXPERT PANEL

March 4-7th, 2024

Christopher Fernandez Prada was invited as a speaker at Vetoquinol's 3rd Global Parasitology Experts Roundtable, held in Lisbon from March 4 to 7, 2024. During the event, he delivered a lecture titled "Extracellular vesicles in drug-resistant Leishmania: impact on parasite infectivity and immune modulation"

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UPDATE ON CANINE LEISHMANIASIS

June 18th, 2024

The latest news on canine leishmaniasis will be presented at a round table, in which Christopher Fernandez Prada will be one of the invited experts.

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LEISHVET 2024

April 18-20th, 2024

The Alive 2 congress on animal leishmaniasis, organized by the Leishvet research group, took place in Nice, France on April 2024. Christopher Fernandez Prada was invited as a keynote speaker and panelist.

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PRIX D'EXCELLENCE VETOQUINOL

March 21st, 2024

During the Faculté de Médecine Vétérinaire's Research Week 2024, Christopher Fernandez Prada was honored with the Prix d'Excellence Vétoquinol for graduate research supervision. This award recognizes his outstanding dedication to training graduate students.

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Les perspectives Une seule santé des maladies tropicales négligées

January 26th, 2024

À l'occasion de la Journée mondiale des Maladies Tropicales Négligées, et durant le symposium Vers Une Seule Santé, Christopher Fernandez Prada a co-organisé, avec le Réseau canadien pour les maladies tropicales négligées et l'Initiative Une Seule Santé de l'Université de Montréal, un atelier sur les Maladies Tropicales Négligées à la FMV-UdeM.

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CSPS EDMONTON

June 2nd, 2024

Christopher Fernandez-Prada was invited by the Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences (CSPS) to give a lecture entitled Redefining the Fight Against Leishmania: Emerging Opportunities in Therapeutic Advancements at the organization's annual conference in Edmonton on June 12. 

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JAVIER MORENO, VISIT FORM CARLOS III INSTITUT, SPAIN

April, 2024

For a three-month period, CFP Lab is hosting Javier Moreno, a Spanish researcher and Head of the Unit for Leishmaniasis & Chagas Disease at the National Centre for Microbiology - Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain.

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PRIX COUP DE COEUR PRÉSENTATION

March 21st, 2024

During the FMV research week, Audrey Corbeil (PhD student) received the Coup de Cœur prize for the best oral presentation. Her talk titled "Empaquetage préférentiel des vésicules extracellulaires chez Leishmania infantum dans le contexte de la résistance à l'antimoine" stood out.

Additionally, Ana Ibarra Meneses (Postdoctoral Fellow) presented her project titled "Exploring Leishmania metabolism to outsmart drug resistance", while Rafael Fernandes Ferreira showcased his project titled "Interaction hôte-parasite dans le contexte de la résistance de Leishmania spp. aux antimoniaux" in poster format. Francesca Theoret and Max Adriá (MSc students) participated in the "My Project in 180 Seconds" competition.

RECONNAISSANCE DU TERRITOIRE AUTOCHTONE

L’Université de Montréal reconnaît qu'elle est située en territoire autochtone non cédé par voie de traité, et souhaite saluer ceux et celles qui, depuis des temps immémoriaux, en ont été les gardiens traditionnels. Elle exprime son respect pour la contribution des peuples autochtones à la culture des sociétés ici et partout autour du monde.

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