University Institute of Cardiology and Respirology of Quebec (IUCPQ), Quebec (Canada)
Dr. Marie-Annick Clavel obtained a doctorate in veterinary medicine (DVM) at the Université Claude Bernard in Lyon, France and a PhD in experimental medicine at Université Laval in Quebec, Canada (2012). She pursued her formation by 3 years of post-doctoral fellowship at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (2011-2014). She is assistant professor at the Department of Medicine of Université Laval and researcher at Quebec Heart and Lung University Institute since 2014. Her research program objectives are to elucidate the sex differences in pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and outcome in patients with valvular heart diseases and especially aortic stenosis. She had a strong interest in patients with heart failure, low flow and discordant severity markers of aortic stenosis.