Marie-Claude ROUSSEAU

Marie-Claude ROUSSEAU


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Adjunct Professor Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Université de Montréal

Other Affiliation

Professor Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) – Centre Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie

Research Interests

Three main themes related to inflammatory, auto-immune and infectious diseases:

  • the study of factors influencing the immune response and their role in etiology;
  • the study of lifestyle and environmental exposures as potential risk or protective factors;
  • the description of health services utilization among persons diagnosed with these diseases.

Current projects:

  • Can anti-tuberculosis vaccination help decrease mortality and infections?
  • Funded by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (2021-2025)

  • Studying inflammatory bowel disease etiology: a life course approach
  • Funded by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (2018-2023), in partnership with Statistics Quebec

Health innovation and evaluation hub

This research theme was born out of the desire to make the CHUM a learning, teaching and communicating hospital and to help achieve sustainable development goals related to individual and population health issues. Research at the HUB is therefore multidisciplinary and cross-cutting. Teams con…

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