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Our Team

Enjoy the recognized expertise of our medical team of obstetricians, chemists, research nurses and research assistant.

 

 

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Dr-Jacques-Kadoch

Dr. Jacques Kadoch

Medical director

Dr Jacques Kadoch, MD

Dr. Kadoch is an associate professor at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Montreal. He is currently Head of the Medicine and Reproductive Biology department at the Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM). He is also the Medical Director of the CHUM Reproductive Centre.

Dr. Jacques Kadoch is one of the co-founders of the ovo clinic where he serves as medical director of ovo labo and ovo r&d. Dr Jacques Kadoch has completed his medical studies at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Pierre and Marie Curie in Paris before preparing for his medical examinations which he received in 1995. As senior resident of hospitals in Paris, he became chief of clinic in the service of Professor Rene Frydman, a pioneer with an international reputation in the modern treatments of infertility. For more than two years he obtained a solid theoretical and practical training in reproductive medicine and surgery. He was a teacher at the Faculty of Medicine, Paris XI. After this, he completed a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of Montreal. Dr. Kadoch has worked to improve patient care by helping the development of new techniques such as natural cycle IVF and In Vitro Maturation (IVM). His numerous scientific publications reflect his involvement in in several research projects

He was the director of the university program of Gynecologic Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (GREI) and he is a committee member for examinations for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in GREI.

Dr. Jacques Kadoch received in 2010, at the Congress of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS), the Marinko M Biljan Memorial Award, presented to a fertility specialist to illustrate the excellence of its work in clinical research.

Dr. Kadoch is particularly known for his work on IVF in natural cycle (IVFn).

    Marion-Vivien

    Marion Vivien

    Operations Director

    Marion Vivien

    Marion Vivien completed her pharmacy studies in France and also obtained a master's degree in the field of clinical research and drug development in 2012.

    She began her career at SERVIER laboratories in Paris as project manager.

    She coordinated the activities of an ongoing clinical study on Alzheimer's disease (15 countries, 700 participants) for 2.5 years. Her duties consisted of following study activities such as the management of CROs participating in the study (central laboratory, IVRS, questionnaires...), recruitment, adverse events... She was the point of contact for local project leaders during the study.

    Afterwards, Marion specialized in CRO management for study start-ups, monitoring and clinical trial closures. Her tasks involved the coordination and delegation of various activities such as drawing up the specifications, monitoring budgets, performing the necessary training for the study personnel involved, updating SOPs...

    After relocating to Quebec in May 2016, Marion Vivien joined clinique ovo as the assistant to the ovo r&d director. In 2017, Marion Vivien becomes the director of operations of ovo r&d and ovo academy.

      Shirley-Brugerie

      Shirley Brugerie

      Assistant Director

      Shirley Brugerie

      Shirley Brugerie completed her studies in immunology and microbiology at the University of Montreal in 2005. She continued her academic training in the field of clinical research until 2008, where she obtained a diploma of advanced studies at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal in drug development and clinical research.

      She began her career in the field of infectious diseases at the Immunodeficiency Service of the McGill University Health Center. For 3 years, she set up regulatory standards in order to facilitate over forty clinical trials.

      Her tasks involved improving quality standards and the creation of administrative, regulatory and ethical procedures in order to facilitate the implementation of all clinical trials. She also coordinated all the start-up activities, oversaw the conduct of research protocols and handled many logistical aspects.

      In October 2011, Shirley Brugerie joined clinique ovo as director of operations in ovo r&d and ovo academy. In 2017, Shirley Brugerie is assistant director of ovo r&d.

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          clinique ovo montreal

          All services offered 8000, boul. Décarie,
          Montreal Qc H4P 2S4
          ovo fertility office 100 & 200
          Monday to Friday 7:30am to 6:00pm
          Weekend on appointment
          fertilite@cliniqueovo.com
          ovo elle bureau 600
          Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
          elle@cliniqueovo.com
          ovo cryo Monday to Wed. 8:00am to 5:00pm
          Thursday 8:00am to 6:00pm
          Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
          Saturday 9:00am to 3:00pm
          Appointments :
          Monday to Friday 9:00am to 3:00pm
          Thursday 9:00am to 4:00pm
          Saturday 9:00am to 2:30pm
          cryo@cliniqueovo.com
          ovo biosurance office 600
          Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
          biosurance@cliniqueovo.com
          ovo labo office 600
          Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
          labo@cliniqueovo.com
          ovo prenatal office 600
          Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
          prenatal@cliniqueovo.com
          ovo r&d office 600
          Monday to Friday 7:15am to 5:00pm
          r-d@cliniqueovo.com

          clinique ovo rive-sud

          3141, boul. Taschereau,
          Greenfield Park Qc J4V 2H2
          ovo fertility - certain services offered office 410
          Call to know our hours
          fertilite@cliniqueovo.com
          ovo prenatal - certain services offered office 420
          Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
          prenatal@cliniqueovo.com
          ovo labo - certain services offered office 420
          Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
          labo@cliniqueovo.com

          clinique ovo quebec

          ovo prenatal - certain services offered 2600 Boul. Laurier, suite 295,
          Quebec Qc G1V 4T3
          Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm prenatal@cliniqueovo.com



          clinique ovo rive-nord

          ovo prenatal - Prenatal screening 1000 Montée des Pionniers,
          Terrebonne QC J6V 1S8
          Monday to Thursday 9:00am to 3:00pm
          prenatal@cliniqueovo.com
          Montreal and South-Shore: t. 514.798.2000
          Quebec: t. 418.425.0128
          f. 514.798.2001

        RESEARCH NURSES

        Sophie-Leblanc

        Sophie Leblanc

        Team leader

        Sophie Leblanc

        Nursing graduate from Cegep Edouard Montpetit since 1998, she started her nursing career at Hôpital St-Luc, part of the CHUM (Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal). She developed an expertise in prenatal care, particularly in the birthing room.

        Since 2010, she divided her time between the birthing room and the prenatal research clinic at the CRCHUM (Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montreal), which enabled her to discover an interest in research.

        In 2013, she has joined the ovo r&d team. She familiarized herself in all of the clinical studies and actively participates in the recruitment process.

          Nelly-Delouya

          Nelly Delouya

          Project Coordinator

          Nelly Delouya

          After having graduated with a nursing degree, Nelly Delouya worked for several years in the neonatal intensive care unit at Hôpital Ste-Justine. Following her interest in research, Nelly obtained a certification in clinical research. Since then, she has worked as a clinical research nurse coordinator at the Montreal Neurologic Institute as well as in a private research clinic in Montreal.

          Nelly has joined the ovo team in summer 2011. Since then, she has familiarized herself in all of the clinical studies and actively participates in the recruitment process.

            Michelle-Roberge

            Michelle Roberge

              Lindsay-Joseph

              Lindsay Joseph

                Scientific team

                Laurence-Bissonnette

                Laurence Bissonnette

                Responsible for the genomics axis of reproduction

                Laurence Bissonnette, PHD

                Laurence Bissonnette is doctor in biology of reproduction. She completed her Ph.D with the team of Early human embryo development and pluripotency of the University of Montpellier, in France. Her thesis subject was human endometrial receptivity biomarkers: from fundamental to clinical application, her thesis results were reported in several scientific publications. Previously, she completed her bachelor degree in biological sciences at McGill University and afterward a master in biological researches at the University of Montreal.

                In 2009, she joined the clinique ovo, as an embryologist. Laurence is a certified embryologist by the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS). In addition of her embryologist role, she is now responsible of the axis of genomic of reproduction at ovo r&d and research coordinator of in embryology for ovo fertility. She is responsible of the endometrial receptivity test adhesio.

                  Kimberley-Crespo

                  Kimberley Crespo

                  Responsible for the molecular biology axis

                  Kimberley Crespo, PhD

                  Kimberley Crespo is a PhD in Molecular Biology. She began her university education in Lyon, France, then settled in Quebec in 2007 where she realized her thesis on the genetics of complex diseases, especially in hypertension, in the Research Center of the University of Montreal (CRCHUM).
                   
                  Her work has allowed her to establish the existence of intergenic relationships involved in the development of complex diseases and to identify potential candidate genes involved in the development of hypertension.
                   
                  She has to her credit several publications on the genetics of multigenic diseases.
                   
                  In January 2016, Kimberley joined the Ovo labo team as head of the Molecular Biology division to develop new non-invasive prenatal tests.