Research Associate, Goodman Cancer Research Centre, McGill University
Anne-Marie Fortier received her PhD in Medical Biology at University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres working on cytoskeleton and cell-cell junctions. She carried out her Postdoctoral studies at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Harvard Medical School in the lab of Dr. Senthil K Muthuswamy. During her Postdoctoral studies, she developed an expertise on 3D cell culture and patient-derived tumor organoids for precision oncology. Now as a research associate in the lab of Dr. Morag Park, she contributed to establish a cohort of breast cancer patient-derived xenografts and organoids and her research is focused on targeting hard-to-treat breast cancers and understanding chemoresistance mechanisms in triple-negative breast cancers.