Respiratory Health Network

 

Director

Elyse Bissonnette
elyse.bissonnette@med.ulaval.ca

Address

Centre de recherche de l'Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec
Pavillon Mallet, 2725 chemin Ste-Foy, Québec
G1V 4G5

Website

www.rsr-frqs.ca

Research areas: 11

Researchers: 91

Mission

The aim of the Network is to provide a provincial structure in respiratory health based on the participation of researchers in this field, in order to promote the integration of various aspects of research, namely clinical, evaluative, epidemiological and fundamental research, into projects large enough to attract researchers from different backgrounds as well as help enhance the competitiveness of Québec researchers.

Research area Principal investigator

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and cardiovascular (CV) morbidity factors

Frédéric Sériès
Université Laval / Hôpital Laval

Asthma and obesity

Louis-Philippe Boulet
Université Laval / Hôpital Laval

Tissue bank

Michel Laviolette
Université Laval / Hôpital Laval

Bioaerosols and respiratory health

Caroline Duchaine
Université Laval / Hôpital Laval

Cystic fibrosis

Yves Berthiaume
Université de Montréal / Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal

Training

Gérard Bouchard
Université Laval / Hôpital Laval

Respiratory infections and emerging viruses

Guy Boivin
Université Laval / Centre hospitalier de l'Université Laval

Mechanical ventilation interactions / patients in Québec

Philippe Jouvet
Université de Montréal / CHU Sainte-Justine

Biomedical telematics laboratory

Éric Rousseau
Université de Sherbrooke

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Jean Bourbeau
McGill University / McGill University Health Centre - Montreal Chest Hospital

Genomics platform

Catherine Laprise
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi

*The mission comes from the network's website.