Cristoforo Silvestri

Assistant Professor
Université Laval

Since 2017, Dr. Silvestri has been an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at Université Laval and holds the Sentinel North partnership research chair on the gut microbiome-endocannabinoid system as an integrator of extreme environmental influences on bioenergetics. He  has extensive experience in collaborating with world-renowned pharmaceutical industries in the field of intestinal microbiota and endocannabinoids. His laboratory is located at the Quebec Heart and Lung Institute and focuses on the molecular and cellular actions of the endocannabinoid system on metabolism.