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Elizabeth Douville

Elizabeth Douville

Chair

Founder and Managing Partner
AmorChem Venture Fund
Montreal, Quebec

Elizabeth Douville is the Founder and Managing Partner of AmorChem Venture Fund, a Québec-based seed venture fund dedicated to financing and commercializing university technologies. Dr. Douville brings to AmorChem a deep and longstanding experience in venture capital investing having been General Partner of GeneChem, a leading North American life sciences venture capital fund manager from 1997 to 2011.  

Dr. Douville is very involved and active in the life sciences industry, providing guidance and leadership to federal and provincial granting agencies, and active participation on the boards of BioQuébec, the Québec Bio-Industry and Life Sciences Business Network, and BioCanRx, a Networks of Centres of Excellence for BioTherapeutics for cancer treatment.

Dr. Douville obtained her Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Ottawa under the direction of Dr. John Bell and did her postdoctoral training under the guidance of Dr. Julian Downward at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund in London. In 2008, Dr. Douville obtained a business degree as part an Executive management and training program offered by CIREM in collaboration with HEC/University of Montreal.