Nathalie Lepage

Investigator, CHEO Research Institute

Dr Lepage is a full professor in the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at theUniversity of Ottawa, Canada. She is the Laboratory Head of the Inherited Metabolic Diseaselaboratory, a division of Newborn Screening Ontario, located at the Children’s Hospital ofEastern Ontario in Ottawa, Canada. She is a fellow from the Canadian Academy of ClinicalBiochemistry and a fellow from the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists. She has beenselected to be the chair of the 2021 organizing committee of the joint Canadian Society ofClinical Chemists/American Association of Clinical Chemistry annual meeting, that will takeplace in Anaheim, California, a meeting with more than 20,000 attendees.

Current areas of clinical and research interests are in method improvement in the field ofbiochemical genetics disorders, and in laboratory management.

Research Projects

  1. A novel method for quantitation of acylglycines in human dried blood spots by UPLC-tandem mass spectrometry


    This method shows potential application as a second tier screen in order to reduce the false positive rate for a number of IEM targeted by newborn screening.