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Helen Messier

Ph.D., M.D., CCFP

Helen Messier, Ph.D., M.D., CCFP, is at the forefront in using personalized “omics” analyses in clinical care. Dr. Messier received a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in genetics and a Ph.D. in molecular immunology from the University of Alberta. She completed post-doctoral studies at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology in San Diego, California. She then received her M.D. from the University of Calgary and is certified in family medicine.

Dr. Messier has extensive experience in translational medicine, applying complex genetic, metabolomic, microbiomic, and other molecular data to personalized care of individuals.  Her strong scientific and medical background is combined with a passion for helping people realize their optimal level of health. 

Articles by Helen Messier, Ph.D., M.D.

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