Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (PhD)
This flexible program provides high-level, multidisciplinary biomedical training in a variety of research fields to meet the needs of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and public and broader public sectors.
Applicants must have a master’s degree in sicences, or an equivalent degree.
Applicants must have a good knowledge of written and spoken French.
Students whose mother tongue is neither French nor English may be required to provide proof of English proficiency before being admitted.
Although knowledge of English is not a prerequisite for admission, students must be able to read and understand texts in English to successfully complete this program. Students must ensure that they have a good understanding of English and, if necessary, take steps to improve their language skills during their studies.
A placement test score or minimum course grade can be used as proof of the required level of comprehension,
- a Versant English Placement Test (VEPT) score of at least 58 out 70
- or a Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) score of at least 750 out of 990
- or a minimum grade of C in the ANL-3010 Advanced English I course (or other course at an equal or higher level)
If these requirements are not met, the student will be strongly advised to take one or more language courses to achieve the recommended level of proficiency as rapidly as possible early in their program. Students must obtain a grade of C or higher in these language courses.
Language courses do not count toward program credits. You can consult the test schedule (in French only)
- Adaptation and rehabilitation
- Cardiovascular physiology and obesity
- Pharmacology and toxicology
- Tissue engineering
- Reproduction and perinatology
For more information on the program: www.fmed.ulaval.ca/mdx (in French only)
For a full list of professors, please refer to the descriptions on the Faculty of Medicine website giving their fields of research in clinical medicine and biomedical sciences. (in French only)
A number of professors have an interest in supervising students under the agreement between UL and the CSC. Their areas of expertise and contact information are provided below.
Research areas: Genetics, cardiology, type 2 diabetes, obesity, lLipids
Teacher's profile: http://www.inaf.ulaval.ca/no_cache/en/utilitaires/menu-top/find-a-person/?tx_centrerecherche_pi1[showUid]=3840&cHash=0ca9e98a381198540023563c87f44b1d#.XbD35f7savs
Research areas: Chronic pain and motor disorders, brain stimulation
Teacher's profile: http://www.crchudequebec.ulaval.ca/en/research/researchers/cyril-schneider/
Research areas: Indigenous health, cultural safety, program assessment, health science education
Teacher's profile: https://www.fmed.ulaval.ca/faculte-et-reseau/a-propos-de-la-faculte/direction-et-gouvernance/marie-claude-tremblay/
Research areas: Medicine, renal insufficiency, and hypertension
Teacher's profile: http://www.crchudequebec.ulaval.ca/en/research/researchers/__trashed/
Research areas: Ophthalmology, oncology
Teacher's profile: http://www.crchudequebec.ulaval.ca/en/research/researchers/solange-landreville/
Research areas: Biomaterials, conductive polymers, vascular prostheses, electrically stimulated cell cultures
Teacher's profile: http://www.crchudequebec.ulaval.ca/en/research/researchers/ze-zhang/