Ph.D., Chief Medical Officer, Viome
Dr. Messier has a passion for integrating genomic, metabolomic, microbiomic, and environmental data into patient care. She is a pioneer and leader in providing precision medicine that deals with primary prevention and uncovering the root causes that lead to illness. Dr. Messier received a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Genetics from the University of Alberta. Dr. Messier went on to earn a Ph.D. in Molecular Immunology from the University of Alberta with a focus on the genetic regulation of T-cell receptor genes. She completed post-doctoral studies at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology in San Diego, California. She then received her MD and completed her residency in Family Medicine the the University of Calgary. Dr. Messier is the medical director of Healix Health, a practice aimed at bringing comprehensive testing into a concierge medical setting, is on the faculty of the Institute for Functional Medicine and is on the Advisory Board of Genome magazine. She is currently the Medical Director, Genomics at Human Longevity Inc. in San Diego California, and is a physician in the Health Nucleus, a clinical research facility which uses a suite of state of the art human genome sequencing, scanning and advanced testing technology to apply big data to personalized, precision medicine.
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