CIHR funding for the Preterm Birth Network Team
Dr. Anick Bérard is a co-applicant for the "Preterm Birth Network Team Grant", which received a funding of $ 4,250,000 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in December 2016. The network also obtained a 10 millions fund guarantee for 2016-2021 from hospitals and research centers.
New publication in JAMA Pediatrics
This original study on 145,456 pregnancies from the Quebec Pregnancy Cohort and the use of antidepressants shown that taking antidepressants during pregnancy increases the risk of autism by 87%. This article has attracted a great deal of interest from the media, and has been published in the JAMA Pediatrics. Media coverage: Journal de Université de Montréal , UdeM News, the Global mail, Washigton post, TVA and CBCnews.
Dr. Jacques Balayla obtains a FRQS grant
Dr. Jacques Balayla has obtained a 2-years scholarship grant from the FRQS’s Master's Training for Applicants with a Professional Degree. His file was ranked 2nd highest in the province.
Anick Bérard chair on "Drugs and Pregnancy" received a 4-year funding from the FRQS
At the last award of the FRQS Research Chairs, the Board of Directors of the Research Fund of Quebec-Health (FRSQ) provided a 4-years funding to the Dr Bérard Research Chair "Drugs and Pregnancy".