Honorary Scientists

Yyes MarcelYves Marcel, BSc, PhD
Director, Atherosclerosis, Genetics and Cell Biology Laboratory
University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology
University of Ottawa

American Heart Association, Council on Atherosclerosis
Canadian Atherosclerosis SocietyCanadian Society for Clinical Investigation
Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Yves Marcel is Director of the HDL Biology Laboratory at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. He is also a cross-appointed Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Ottawa.

After completing his Doctorate in Biochemistry in 1965, Dr. Marcel worked at the University of Minnesota first as a postdoctoral fellow and then as Visiting Assistant Professor. In 1969, he became Senior Scientist and Director of the Laboratory of Lipoprotein Metabolism at the Clinical Research Institute of Montreal. He also held the position of Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Montreal and became Associate Member in the Department of Experimental Medicine at McGill University.

In 1992, he joined the University of Ottawa Heart Institute as Director of the Atherosclerosis, Genetics and Cell Biology Group. Dr. Marcel also served as Chief Scientific Officer and Vice President of Research for the Heart Institute until 2003. read more »

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Ross Milne, BSc, MSc, PhD
Director, Diabetes and Atherosclerosis Laboratory
University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology
University of Ottawa

Ross Milne is Director of the Diabetes and Atherosclerosis Laboratory at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and is a Professor in the Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology. Dr. Milne received a PhD in Immunology from McMaster University followed by postdoctoral training at the Université Catholique de Louvain. In 1980, he took a position at the Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal and, in 1992, moved to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute to help establish the Lipoprotein and Atherosclerosis Research Group. read more »

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