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Biomedical Science and Technologies Research Centre (GRSTB)
Research Centers

Phone: (514) 340-4711 Ext. 4931 Fax: (514) 340-4611

Research areas description

The Research Group in Biomedical Sciences and Technologies (GRSTB for Groupe de recherche en sciences et technologies biomédicales), funded by the FRQS (Fonds de la recherche du Québec - Santé), is a multidisciplinary research group in the field of Biomedical Engineering. The GRSTB has 34 regular members on the campus of Polytechnique Montreal and the University of Montreal, and in its affiliated hospitals' research centres. Note: only the 29 members affiliated with Polytechnique are listed on this page (27 regular members and 2 associated members).

The group's research programs mainly fall under the following themes: 1) biomaterials and biomechanics, 2) imaging and signal processing, 3) nanomedicine and regenerative medicine.

The mission of the GRSTB is to promote emerging research areas in these themes, to create synergy and collaboration among its members, and to reinforce the links between campus laboratories, hospital laboratories and clinics, and industrial partners.

Research staff

Professors / researchers (28)

Specialized equipment

Many specialized instruments related to the following technological approaches: 1) biomaterials and biomechanics, 2) imaging and signal processing, 3) nanomedicine and regenerative medicine.

External sources of funding

The Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS)

Press review about Biomedical Science and Technologies Research Centre (GRSTB)

July 1, 2017, LER Magazine, Scoliosis bracing: Potential effects on gait and balance “Even with a small disequilibrium, there are often huge efforts by the human body to compensate, and internal postural adjustments,” said Maxime Raison, PhD, one of the study’s authorsr, who is a professor at the Polytechnique Montreal and researcher at Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center in Montreal, Canada.