What influences critical care doctors in withdrawing life support for patients with severe brain injury?

Jul 8, 2019 – A recent publication from our research program in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ): Factors influencing decisions by critical care physicians to withdraw life-sustaining treatments in critically ill adult patients with severe traumatic brain injury: AF Turgeon, K Dorrance, P Archambault, F Lauzier, F Lamontagne, R Zarychanski, R Fowler, L Moore,… Read more »

6th Student Research Day of the SP-POS axis

Jun 7, 2019 – Several of our professionals and research students participated in this activity at université Laval: Guest speaker: Imen Farhat, « Systematic reviews and meta-analyses ». Awards: Jihad Abou Jamous and Michael Verret, MSc students, each received an award for best abstracts. Elisabeth Canitrot, prize for the best oral and poster presentation (PhD Protocol section). Oral communications: Jihad Abou… Read more »

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 »

HEMOTION website is now online!

Apr 18, 2019 – We are pleased to announce the launch of the HEMOTION website. This website is part of the communication tools of the HEMOTION clinical trial. Our aim is to provide clear and concise information on this clinical trial through a simplified and user-friendly website. Visit us at

CCCRCG Travel Award to David Bellemare

Apr 18, 2019 – We congratulate David Bellemare, research coordinator, for receiving a Canadian Critical Care Research Coordinators Group (CCCRCG) Education Travel Award to attend the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group (CCCTG) Spring 2019 Meeting. The CCCRCG Education Travel Award aims to emphasize the importance of developing research coordinators and to encourage coordinators to attend… Read more »

Dean of FGPS congratulates Jessica Ruel-Laliberté

Feb 7, 2019 – Jessica Ruel-Laliberté, a student in the Master of Science in Epidemiology program with thesis at Université Laval, made the final submission of her thesis on January 16th. For her work Jessica received the congratulations of the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (FGPS), Mrs. Josée Bastien.