Karen Bedard

Associate Professor


Curriculum Vitae 2017
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Email: kbedard@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-3721
Research Topics:
  • Human genomics
  • Rare genetic disorders
  • Molecular diagnostics and biomarkers
  • Gene expression profiling of cancer
  • Ocular disorders
  • Pituitary tumours


Dr. Karen Bedard is an associate professor in the Department of Pathology at Dalhousie University studying functional aspects of genetic polymorphisms and mutations. Dr. Bedard completed her PhD in Pharmacology at the Atlantic Veterinary College, and postdoctoral studies at the University of Alberta and at the University of Geneva, in the field of endoplasmic reticulum stress, oxidative stress and NADPH oxidase.


  • PhD: Molecular Pharmacology, University of Prince Edward Island
  • MSc: Pharmacology, Dalhousie University
  • BSc: Mathematics and Chemistry, Saint Francis Xavier University

Selected Publications