Dept of Pediatrics, McGill University, Canada.

Kolja Eppert is an Associate Professor at the Dept of Pediatrics, McGill University. He holds Canada Research Chair in Cancer Stem Cell Biology, Tier 2. He is also Medical Scientist, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre. His lab studies the fundamental biology of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) stem cells in pediatric and adult patients. Projects encompass identifying novel drivers of leukemogenesis, novel regulators of stem cells and the development of therapeutics. The main goal of the Eppert Lab is to better understand the biology of these malignant blood stem cells (leukemic stem cells) as they contribute to disease relapse and resistance to therapy. The Eppert lab is located at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The RI-MUHC is one of the largest medical institutes in Canada and is affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University.