Members of the Richards Lab

Principal Investigator

Brent Richards, M.D., M.Sc.

Division of Endocrinology
Departments of Medicine, Human Genetics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
FRSQ Clinician Scientist
Professor– McGill University, Senior Lecturer (Honorary) – King’s College London

Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies
Sir Mortimer B. Davis - Jewish General Hospital
3755 Côte Ste-Catherine Road, Suite H-413
Montréal, Québec H3T 1E2
(brent.richards [at] (Email))

Research Team


Yann Ilboudo, Ph.D.

Research Associate

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Laetitia Laurent, Ph.D.

Research Associate


Satoshi Yoshiji, M.D.

PhD student


Yiheng Chen, M.Sc.

PhD Student

Kevin Liang, M.Sc.

PhD Student 

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Dandan (Alina) Tan, BSc

PhD Student 


Cassianne Robinson-Cohen, PhD

Visiting Scientist


Takayoshi Sasako, M.D.

Visiting Scientist

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Issam El Kbaiche, M.Sc.

Data Engineer

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David Morrison, MSc., GCBA.

Project Manager

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Darin Adra, BEng.

Clinical Research coordinator & Data Manager


Zaman Afrasiabi, M.D.

Clinical Research Coordinator


Byanca De Faria Liboni, M.D

Clinical Research Coordinator 


Mariana Pico, BSc

Clinical Research coordinator


Cesar Alexander Peralta Vasquez, MLT

Clinical Research Coordinator

Administrative Team

Darin Adra, Clinical Research Coordinator 

Diane Gaudreau, Financial Administrator 

Marisa Mancini, Administrative Assistant

Former Trainees and Staff


             Martin Ladouceur (Post-Doc)            Zari Dastani (Post-Doc)                        Oriana Yu (MSc Student)


            Houfeng Zheng (Post-Doc)                Rui Li (Post-Doc)                              Aaron Leong (Cl. Trainee)


          Stephanie Ross (Post-Doc)           Lauren Mokry (MSc Student)                   Omar Ahmed (Cl. Trainee)


          Kourosh Lalavi (Cl. Trainee)          Muhammad Mujammami (Cl. Trainee)     John Morris (PhD Student)


        Tricia Peters (Cl. Trainee)           Julyan Keller-Baruch (MSc Student)   Despoina Manousaki (PhD Student)



          Agustin Cerani (PhD Student)     Devin Kreuzer (Summer Student)             Haoyu Wu (MSc Student)  


      Chen-Yang Su (MSc student)                Sirui Zhou (PDF)                          Biswarup Ghosh (Data Scientist) 


     Vince Forgetta ( Research Associate)  Meriem Bouab (CRC)                                 Hershlee Vernet (CRC)


     Danielle Henry (Research Assistant)  Nardin Rezk (CRC)                                    Branka Vulesevic (CRC)


      Tianyuan Lu (PhD)               Guillaume Butler-Laporte (MSc Student)           Adil Harroud  (PhD Student)


     Julian Willett (PhD)

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