Improving the care of critically ill brain-injured and trauma patients

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FRQS “Resident Physician” Scholarship to Paule Lessard Bonaventure

May 9, 2019 – The Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS) awards a scholarship from the Resident Physician Health Research Career Training Program – Phase 1, to Paule Lessard Bonaventure for 2 years for her project on the evaluation of clinical practices during the critical care phase following severe traumatic brain injury. Congrats!

Jihad Abou Jamous wins 2019 CTRC Trainee Travel Award

May 8, 2019 – Jihad Abou Jamous, a second year MSc student, has just been awarded the 2019 Trainee Travel Award from the Canadian Traumatic Brain Injury Research Consortium (CTRC). Jihad was one of five students chosen nationally for the award by the CTRC. With this award, Jihad has the opportunity to attend next CTRC… Read more »


Finding better ways to treat neurocritically ill patients

Our mission is to improve bedside management strategies and health outcomes of critically ill patients with traumatic brain injury, by carrying out patient-oriented research and implementing evidence-based informed decision-making.

The Chair

This Chair targets patient-oriented applied clinical research at the bedside of critically ill patients with traumatic brain injury.

Dr. Alexis F. Turgeon

Our team is specialized in clinical applied research focused on improving the care of critically ill patients with traumatic brain injury. The goal of our research is to improve bedside practices and health outcomes in this group of patients by using evidence-based, patient-centered decision-making. Our projects are carried out in collaboration with the Canadian Traumatic brain injury Research Consortium (CTRC), the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group (CCCTG), the Perioperative Anesthesia Clinical Trials Group (PACT) and other groups worldwide.