Dr. Hugues Lacoste earned his B.Sc. in immunology from McGill University in 1998. He then pursued his studies at the Faculté de Médecine Vétérinaire de l’Université de Montréal from 1998 to 2002. He completed his general internship at Florida Veterinary Specialists and Cancer Treatment Center in 2003. Due to his growing interest in immunology and oncology, he pursued his professional development with a medical oncology residency at the University of Illinois from 2003 to 2006. During the same year, he was received as a Diplomat of American College of Veterinary Internal Medecine (Oncology). He became the oncologist at the DMV Veterinary Centre in September 2006. Dr. Lacoste also obtained a Master’s degree in oncological science in 2007. His research interest consisted of the palliative treatment of canine appendicular osteosarcoma using injectable pamidronate.
Since 2010, he operates the only radiation oncology service in Québec (Cobalt 60). He teaches the Basic Immunology class for second year students at the FMV in St-Hyacinthe. He also works occasionally at the Hôpital Vétérinaire Daubigny in Québec city. He is the supervisor for general internship program at the DMV Veterinary Center. Dr Lacoste is also a member of the Concordia University Animal Research Ethics Committee (UAREC).
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