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Fatiha Chandad


Full Professor, Vice-Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, Dental School, Laval University, Canada

Nationality: Maroccan, Canadian


Dr. Fatiha Chandad was the former director of the entire research wing at the Dental School at Laval University in Canada. She now serves as the Associate Dean of Research where she oversees all research activities performed at the University Dental School. She served as Dr. Richard Miron's former mentor during his post-doctoral research training at Laval University while concurently pursing his dental studies. During this time, they conducted numerous research projects primarily related to the effects of enamel matrix derivative in combination with bone grafting materials. These studies later led to the development of Osteogain, an area of research primarily pursued in her laboratory and later leading to the ITI Andre Schroeder Research Prize for Dr. Miron.



1979                  Bachelor of Experimental Sciences, Marroco

1983                  License of Natural Sciences, Marocco

1983-1986        Lecturer/Teacher of Natural Sciences

1989                  Masters of Science in Microbiology, University of Laval, Canada

1994                  PhD in microbiology and immunology, University of Laval, Canada


Academic Appointments


2015- present       Vice-Dean of Research and Graduate studies

2012-present        Director, The Faculty Research Center « Groupe de recherche en écologie buccale »

                                Faculty of dental medicine, Université Laval

2010-present        Full professor, Faculty of dental medicine, Université Laval, Canada

2009-2012             University Professor, Faculty of dentistry, Rennes, France

2005-2010             Associate professor, Faculty of dental medicine, Université Laval, Canada

2003-present        Faculty of Sciences & Engineering, Department of Biochemistry&Microbiology,       

                                Université Laval, Canada

2001-2005             Assistant professor, Faculty of dental medicine, Université Laval, Canada


Other functions

Referee for funding agencies: Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Fonds pour la Formation de Chercheurs et l'Aide à la Recherche, Fonds de la Recherche en Santé du Québec, Fondation de l’Ordre des dentistes, Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR, France), Réseau de Recherche en Santé Buccodentaire et osseuse (FRQS, Québec), MITACs (Canadian Network of Centres of Excellence), Funding programs of Ministery of Economy, Science and Innovations), etc.


Reviewer for more than 20 International scientific journals.

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