Nathalie Sanon

Head, Training Program

Nathalie Sanon has worked as a neuroscience researcher and is a guest lecturer in the Université de Montréal Department of Neuroscience. She holds a PhD and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Germany, and has worked at the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre, where her main research interests were gender-related brain changes in the context of epilepsy, and novel anticonvulsive therapies, including cannabinoids. Ms. Sanon is also involved in scientific entrepreneurship, through her affiliation with the District 3 Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Concordia University. As Program Director of the Salon International de la Femme Noire, which celebrates and promotes the achievements of black women, she is especially interested in raising the profile of women working in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields.