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Dr. Jacques Kadoch
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 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 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.