Christophe Faure, M.D., is Professor of pediatrics in the Department of pediatrics at Université de Montréal. He has completed his training in basic science and in pediatric gastroenterology in Paris, France. He undertook further training in enteric neuroscience in Michael D. Gershon's laboratory at Columbia University, in New York. He has worked as a pediatric gastroenterologist in Robert Debré Hospital, Paris, France and in 2001, moved to Montreal, Canada. He is currently in activity in the division of pediatric gastroenterology at CHU Ste-Justine and has clinical, academic and research activities.He has been involved in the field of pediatric GI motility for more than 20 years. He has developed research in pediatric gastrointestinal motility disorders and visceral sensitivity and postnatal consequences of congenital digestive anomalies (esophageal atresia, imperforate anus). He manages his own laboratory in the Sainte-Justine hospital research Center and has developed basic research in enteric nervous system plasticity and postnatal adaptation. He is involved in the NeoEso project which ultimate aim is to replace, by using an original tissue-engineering method, the esophagus in children with long gap esophageal atresia. He serves as a director of the Esophageal Atresia Clinic at Ste-Justine Hospital and has developed and set-up a Pediatric Visceral Sensitivity Centre. This centre is unique in Canada.
He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers and 40 book chapters.
He is lead co-editor of the only book dedicated to Pediatric Neurogastroenterology.