Congratulations to Dr. Martin Olivier for receiving the Montreal Dermatology Research Institute (MDRI) 2022 research grant for research in skin-related neglected tropical diseases.

The project is titled: “Role of the thPOK transcription factor in immune response control during cutaneous leishmaniasis”. This new IRDM grant program was introduced in December 2021 with the aim of improving the lives of thousands of people around the world suffering from debilitating skin conditions.

The MDRI is a registered charity that was founded in 2017 to advance knowledge in skin biology and pathology in order to better prevent, screen and treat dermatological diseases. — The MDRI website

For more on this award visit:

The MDRI Website