Gerald Batist


Director, Segal Cancer Centre
Director, Dept. of Oncology, Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital
Scientific Director, Montreal Centre for Experimental Therapeutics in Cancer
Director, McGill University Centre for Translational Research in Cancer
Chair, Department of Oncology, McGill University
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Oncology, McGill University

Medical School

McGill University, Montreal, QC


St. Vincent’s Hospital Centre, New York City, NY
New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA


Nutrition and Metabolism Laboratory, New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA
National Cancer Institute-Navy Oncology Branch, Bethesda, MD

Clinical Specialties

Medical Oncology

Research Interests

Molecular pharmacology; Novel therapy development.

In addition to his clinical work as a medical oncologist at the Segal Cancer Centre, Dr. Batist has an active research program focusing on molecular pharmacology (regulation and modulation of detoxification pathways; cell-cell communication; molecular targets in cancer therapeutics). He is the Scientific Director of the Montreal Centre for Experimental Therapeutics in Cancer and the Director of the McGill Centre for Translational Research in Cancer, which were established to stimulate rapid translation of new discoveries in the research laboratory into clinical benefits for patients. In his capacity as Chair of the Department of Oncology, he has nurtured the development of a number of multidisciplinary programs that have been highly innovative and amongst the first of their kind in Canada. Dr. Batist is a member of scholarly associations, serves on editorial boards and on advisory committees. He has a highly successful laboratory and clinical research program, with over 140 scientific publications and a number of book chapters relating to his research interests and has trained a large number of scientists and clinical oncologists.

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