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Luda Diatchenko

Ph.D. (doctor),  Regular member
Principal Interest
Pain genetics
Secondary Interest
Low back pain
Primary Affiliation

Université McGill

Secondary Affiliation
Institut de recherche du Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM)

Biography

Luda Diatchenko, MD, PhD is a Canada Excellence Research Chair in Human Pain Genetics, at McGill University, Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain. She earned her MD and PhD in the field of Molecular Biology from the Russian State Medical University. Her research is focused on determining the cellular and molecular biological mechanisms by which functional genetic variations impact human pain perception and risk of development of chronic pain conditions, enabling new approaches to identify new drug targets, treatment responses to analgesics, and diagnostic.