As part of its 2010 graduation ceremony, the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) awarded an honorary degree to Rémi Quirion for his overall realizations in the fields of neurosciences and mental health, most notably for his research on Alzheimer’s disease, pain, schizophrenia and the role of certain peptidic neurohormones in anxiety and depression.

Scientific Director of the Douglas Institute’s Research Centre, Rémi Quirion is also a professor at the Department of psychiatry at McGill University, Vice Dean, Life Sciences and Strategic Initiatives at the Faculty of Medicine and Senior University Advisor (Health Sciences Research) at this University. In 2009, he was appointed Executive Director of the International Collaborative Research Strategy for Alzheimer’s Disease (ICRSAD), a CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research) initiative.

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