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Laurent Brochand

Pr. Laurent Brochard is Director of the Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada, since 2014. He holds the Keenan Chair in Critical Care and Acute Respiratory failure. He is a Clinician Scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital, Unity Health Toronto. 

He obtained his MD degree from University of Paris and worked in Paris for many years (Hopital Henri Mondor). He became head of the ICU of Geneva University Hospital, in Switzerland (2010-2013) before being recruited in Toronto.  

He has been Editor-in-Chief of Intensive Care Medicine and is currently Deputy Editor of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine for the 3rd time. He created the clinical research network on mechanical ventilation REVA. He leads an international group on respiratory physiology (PLUG) and leads the Centre of Excellence in Mechanical Ventilation in Toronto (CoEMV). 

He mentored and directed numerous PhD and post-Doc Fellows, many of whom are leaders in Critical Care. He published over > 650 peer-reviewed publications (H-index 120).

Laurent Brochand
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