Lise Hébert, PhD has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since April 2009. Prior to joining our company, Dr. Hébert served as vice president of Corporate Communications at Bellus Health Inc., a biotechnology company, for over 10 years. She currently serves on the Life Sciences Committee of the Fédération des Chambres du Commerce du Québec.
Dr. Hébert holds a PhD in Experimental Medicine from McGill University, where her research focused on amyloidosis and during which time she also conducted research at New York University Medical School. Dr. Hébert completed her post-doctoral studies at the Lady Davis Research Institute at the Montreal Jewish General Hospital and she is the author of several patents.