Inés Colmegna

Research Scientist, MD

 

Appointments

  • Associate Professor, Division of   Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, McGill University
  • Scientist, Research Institute – McGill University Health Sciences. Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program. Centre for Translational Biology

 

Research Interests

  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
  • Inflammation

 

Dr Colmegna received her MD from Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires – Argentina. She completed her residency training in internal medicine at CEMIC and rheumatology at the IREP, both of which are institutions affiliated to the University of Buenos Aires. She subsequently pursued a rheumatology post-doctoral fellowship at Louisiana State University (New Orleans, LA-USA) and an immunology post-doctoral fellowship at the Lowance Center for Human Immunology – Emory University (Atlanta, GA-USA). In 2010, Dr Colmegna moved to Canada as a clinician scientist in the Division of Rheumatology at McGill University. Since then, she has been supported by the Fonds de recherche Santé Québec (FRSQ) Chercheur Boursier program (currently she holds a Chercheur Boursier Senior Award).

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Dr Colmegna’s team studies mechanisms implicated in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and interventions to reduce the risk of comorbidities in RA (e.g. infections and cardiovascular disease). Dr Colmegna’s work is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health, The Arthritis Society, and The Canadian Rheumatology Association (CIORA).

Publications

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