Sébastien Bonnet

Laval University, Canada


Sébastien Bonnet is a Full Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada, Director of The Canadian Research Chair in vascular pathology, and Director with Provencher of the Pulmonary Hypertension Research Group, Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et Pneumologie de Quebec (CRIUCPQ), Canada. After having completed a Ph.D. degree in vascular physiopathology in France and a postdoctorate degree in vascular biology in Alberta, Bonnet was named Fellow of American Heart Association and Director of the Canadian Research Chair in vascular pathology. This title, considered as one of the greatest honors in the scientific community, is allotted to researchers who showed leadership, creativity, and exceptional competence in the advancement of fundamental and clinical research in the cardiovascular field. The accomplishments of Bonnet led to the discovery of mechanisms causing pulmonary arterial hypertension, a fatal disease which strikes mainly young adults. His team also discovered two substances likely to treat this disease effectively. Sebastien and Provencher are the founders and directors of the pulmonary hypertension research group.

Biography Updated on 8 April 2018

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