Core Expertise

Sample Management and Biobanking

The Pharmacogenomics Centre houses the Montreal Heart Institute hospital cohort biobank (>500,000 samples), Randomized Clinical Trial cohorts (>90,000 samples) and consortium Cohorts (>6,000). The Centre’s biobanking facility offers off-site duplication…

Genotyping

The genotyping laboratory at the Pharmacogenomics Centre operates under Good Laboratory Practice/ Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GLP/GCLP) standards and provides services to clients in the academic, industrial, and pharmaceutical communities.…

Sequencing

The Sequencing laboratory operates under Good Laboratory Practice/ Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GLP/GCLP) standards and provides services to clients in the academic, industrial, and pharmaceutical communities. All operations are conducted…

Statistical Analysis

The statistical genetics team was established in 2004 at the Montreal Heart Institute by Dr Dubé, and the team has unique expertise in the conduct of statistical analyses and epidemiological…

Quality Management

In accordance with applicable Good Laboratory Practice/ Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GLP/GCLP) regulations and guidelines, the PGx Centre’s Quality Management System is dedicated to offering to clients and stakeholders fact-based…

Bioinformatics and Informatics

The bioinformatics team supports the activities and services performed by the PGx Centre. It manages complete production analysis pipelines, reporting databases, development process tracking, and web tools. Established bioinformatics pipelines…

Clinical Trial Management

Overview The MHICC and the Pharmcogenomics Centre provide full expertise to conduct clinical trials efficiently and effectively through innovation in order to fulfill clinical trials requirements. The MHICC as a…