Girouard Hélène

Ph.D.

Contact information

Centre de recherche, IUGM 4545 chemin Queen-Mary Montréal, Québec Canada H3W 1W5 Bureau : M4829
(514) 340-3540 #4020
helene.girouard@umontreal.ca

Biography

PhD, Cardiovascular physiology, Université de Montréal, 2002; Posdoctorate, Neurobiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 2003-2006; Postdoctorate, Pharmacology, University of Vermont, 2006-2008; Assistant professor at Universite de Montreal and director of the laboratory on cerebrovascular pharmacology at the department of pharmacology and at the research center of the institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal since 2008.

Research interests

  • Mechanisms underlying structural and fonctional modifications of glia in hypertension and aging models;
  • Neuro-glio-vascular communication and its dysfunction in hypertension and aging models;
  • Mechanisms underlying neurovascular coupling and their significance in fonctional neuroimaging;
  • Evolution of fonctional neuroimaging signals in fonction of changes of the integrity of the neurovascular unit compartments in hypertension and aging.