Dr. Jean-Francois Lafond is currently the Scientific Director in pathology for our site in Senneville, Quebec, Canada. He specializes in respiratory and otic pathology. His research interests include transgenic mice, the ADAMTS gene family, embryofetal renal development, and animal welfare.
Dr. Lafond obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and master's degree in veterinary sciences at l'Universite de Montreal. He is a previous chairperson of IACUC for Senneville - a position for which he received the 2015 Charles River Human Care and Use Award. He is currently on the editorial board for Toxicologic Pathology.
- Evaluation of a Model of Long-Term Middle Ear Catheterization for Repeat Infusion Administration and Cochlear Hair Cell Injury in Guinea Pigs
- Preclinical Testing of AAV9-PHP.B for Transgene Expression in the Non-Human Primate Cochlea
- Gene Transfer with AAV9-PHP.B Rescues Hearing in a Mouse Model of Usher Syndrome 3A and Transduces Hair Cells in a Non-human Primate
- Middle Ear Histopathology Following Magnetic Delivery to the Cochlea of Prednisolone-loaded Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in Rats
- Toxicology Study for Magnetic Injection of Prednisolone into the Rat Cochlea
- Malignant Lymphoma with Middle Ear Involvement in a Sprague-Dawley Rat
- Partially Redundant Dunctions of Adamts1 and Adamts4 in the Perinatal Development of the Renal Medulla
- Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma in the Right Auricle of an Adult, Male Rhesus Macaque (Macaca Mulatta)