Dr. Alain Moreau is a Full Professor in the Faculty of Dentistry (Stomatology Department), cross-appointed to the Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine Department in the Faculty of Medicine at Université de Montréal. He served as Director of Research and Chief Scientific Officer of Sainte-Justine University Hospital (2013-2016). More recently, he was appointed Director of The Network for Canadian Oral Health Research for a three-year term commencing effective October 1st, 2016. He currently serves on the advisory board of the Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. He is an internationally recognized expert on molecular genetics of pediatric scoliosis with discoveries that have led to multiple peer-reviewed papers, international conferences as a guest speaker, awards as well as over 50 patents covering innovative diagnostic tests and therapeutic molecules. Dr. Moreau's main research interests also target complex adult diseases such as osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and myalgic encephalomyelitis.