Appointment of new General Manager for the Research Institute of the MUHC


The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre has strengthened its administrative team with the appointment of M. François Schubert to the new position of General Manager.

"The Research Institute is entering a period of accelerated development and change that require new structures and approaches. With his experience and long record of accomplishment, François Schubert will be an invaluable resource to help us achieve this goal and to make the most of the valuable discoveries that are being made by our scientists", says Dr Vassilios Papadopoulos, Director of the Research Institute.

M.Schubert brings 25 years of national and international experience in pharmaceutical, biotechnology and health care sectors to his new position. Moreover, M.Schubert has already been an employee of the MUHC (RVH site) from 1975-1989, occupying various positions such as pharmacist resident, pharmacy director and assistant director of hospital and professional services.

As General Manager he will help to lead strategic planning for the Research Institute. "I want to maximize opportunities to develop intellectual property and implement new initiatives that will enhance research core facilities and operations", says M.Schubert.

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The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and health-care hospital research centre. Located in Montreal, Quebec, the institute is the research arm of the MUHC, a university health center affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. The institute supports over 500 researchers, nearly 1000 graduate and post-doctoral students and operates more than 300 laboratories devoted to a broad spectrum of fundamental and clinical research. The Research Institute operates at the forefront of knowledge, innovation and technology and is inextricably linked to the clinical programs of the MUHC, ensuring that patients benefit directly from the latest research-based knowledge. For further details visit:

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