Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
3655 Promenade Sir William Osler
Montréal, QC, Canada, H3G 1Y6
Tel: (514) 398 3610
Fax: (514) 398 7120
Barbara Hales received her M.Sc. in Pharmacognosy from the
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science and her Ph.D. in
Pharmacology from McGill University. She was awarded an FRSQ
postdoctoral fellowship and then she took up an appointment at McGill
University in 1979 where she has remained to the present.
research interests focus on mechanisms of action of drugs as
teratogens. She studies developmental toxicity using a combination of
in vivo, in vitro, and molecular approaches with the goal of
elucidating how the embryo responds to insult after direct or maternal
exposure and the consequences to progeny of paternal drug exposure.