Dr. Michou completed her medical studies at l’Université d’Angers, her Rheumatology residency at l’Université Denis-Diderot-Paris VII and her PhD in Human Genetics at l’Université René-Descartes-Paris V (France). She had in parallel completed a two-year clinical fellowship in fragility bone diseases at the centre Viggo Petersen, Rheumatology department, Lariboisière hospital, Assistance publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, France.

Dr Michou is a clinical investigator at the Centre de Recherche du CHU de Québec-Laval University, rheumatologist at the CHUL, and associate professor at Laval University’s School of Medicine, Quebec. Dr Michou is the principal investigator of several academic research projects in the field of rheumatic diseases, mainly funded by the Fonds de recherche du Québec-Santé, Canadian Institutes of Health research, the Arthritis Society, and the CHU de Québec foundation. She supervises master and PhD students, as well as the clinical research projects of rheumatology and internal medicine residents.

She is the author or coauthor of 53 scientific refereed articles, over  100 oral or poster communications in scientific congresses, and approximately 30 articles of continuing medical education for rheumatologists or family doctors.

Dr. Michou’s research interests are human genetics of bone and joint diseases, particularly Paget’s disease of the bone, rare bone diseases, osteoporosis, Dupuytren’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis. She is the manager of the Biobank and Bank of Data for the Study of Heritable Musculoskeletal Diseases and co-manager of the Biobank and Repository Data for Systemic Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases.

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Michou L, Julien AS, Witteman HO, Légaré J, Ratelle L, Godbout A, Tardif J, Côté S, Boily G, Lui R, Ikic A, Trudeau H, Tremblay JL, Fortin I, Bessette L, Chetaille AL, Fortin PR

Measuring the impact of an educational intervention in rheumatoid arthritis: An open-label, randomized trial

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Arch Rheumatol, 37 (2), 2022.

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Dessay M, Couture E, Maaroufi H, Fournier F, Gagnon E, Droit A, Brown JP, Michou L

Attenuated clinical and osteoclastic phenotypes of Paget's disease of bone linked to the p.Pro392Leu/SQSTM1 mutation by a rare variant in the DOCK6 gene

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BMC Med Genomics, 15 (1), 2022.

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Coll JC, Garceau É, Leslie WD, Genest M, Michou L, Weisnagel SJ, Mac-Way F, Albert C, Morin SN, Rabasa-Lhoret R, Gagnon C

Prevalence of Vertebral Fractures in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: DenSiFy Study (Diabetes Spine Fractures)

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J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 107 (5), 2022.

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Ruel-Gagné S, Simonyan D, Légaré J, Bessette L, Fortin PR, Lacaille D, Dogba MJ, Michou L

Expectations and educational needs of rheumatologists, rheumatology fellows and patients in the field of precision medicine in Canada, a quantitative cross-sectional and descriptive study

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BMC Rheumatol, 5 (1), 2021.

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Vaillancourt M, Desaulniers P, Paré G, Pagé N, Lachhab A, Kerever A, Julien AS, Amiable N, Pelletier M, Tessier PA, Bessette L, Michou L, Fortin PR, Fernandes MJ

Expression of the myeloid inhibitory receptor CLEC12A correlates with disease activity and cytokines in early rheumatoid arthritis

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Sci Rep, 11 (1), 2021.

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Farlay D, Rizzo S, Ste-Marie LG, Michou L, Morin SN, Qiu S, Chavassieux P, Chapurlat RD, Rao SD, Brown JP, Boivin G

Duration-Dependent Increase of Human Bone Matrix Mineralization in Long-Term Bisphosphonate Users with Atypical Femur Fracture

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J Bone Miner Res, 36 (6), 2021.

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Dessay M, Jobin Gervais F, Simonyan D, Samson A, Gleeton G, Gagnon E, Albert C, Brown JP, Michou L

Clinical phenotype of adult offspring carriers of the p.Pro392Leu mutation within the gene in Paget's disease of bone

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Bone Rep, 13 , 2020.

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Clemenceau A, Michou L, Diorio C, Durocher F

Breast Cancer and Microcalcifications: An Osteoimmunological Disorder?

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Int J Mol Sci, 21 (22), 2020.

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Lagace S, Julien AS, Rheault C, Bessette L, Michou L

What are the rheumatology educational preferences of family medicine residents? A descriptive study

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Clin Rheumatol, 39 (8), 2020.

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Turcotte AF, Grenier-Larouche T, Ung RV, Simonyan D, Carreau AM, Carpentier AC, Mac-Way F, Michou L, Tchernof A, Biertho L, Lebel S, Marceau S, Gagnon C

Effects of Biliopancreatic Diversion on Bone Turnover Markers and Association with Hormonal Factors in Patients with Severe Obesity

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Obes Surg, 29 (3), 2019.

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Active projects

  • Clinical validity and clinical utility of a screening test for Paget's disease of bone, from 2019-03-01 to 2023-03-31
  • Rôle de SUPT20H dans la pathogénie de la polyarthrite rhumatoïde, from 2022-03-10 to 2023-02-28

Recently finished projects

  • Caractérisation de biomarqueurs pour une médecine de précision en rhumatologie, from 2017-07-01 to 2021-06-30
  • Développement d'un cours en ligne accrédité sur la médecine de précision destiné aux rhumatologues et résidents en rhumatologie de la province de Québec, from 2020-09-09 to 2021-03-31
  • Financement d'un projet de recherche clinique en rhumatologie, from 2020-07-20 to 2021-03-31
  • Financement pour projet de recherche clinique en rhumatologie, mai 2020, from 2020-05-14 to 2022-03-31
  • Impact fonctionnel d’un variant rare du gène WNT1 en présence de bisphosphonates in vitro dans les trois principaux types de cellules osseuses, from 2021-09-08 to 2022-03-31
  • Support of Rheumatic Health Units Competition, from 2016-09-01 to 2020-08-31
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