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A new publication for Dr. Bérard in “International Innovation’’

03 Jan A new publication for Dr. Bérard in “International Innovation’’

Dr. Bérard has published a new article in the journal International Innovation, vol. 123. In the paper, ‘’Risky prescriptions”, Dr. Bérard shows the results of recent studies assessing the association between antidepressant use and negative birth outcomes. She also describes the Quebec Pregnancy Cohort and its potential for pharmacoepidemiological research on pregnancy and birth.

Dr. Bérard obtains a CIHR grant

04 Nov Dr. Bérard obtains a CIHR grant

Dr. Bérard has obtained a grant from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) to conduct a case-control study on the association between the use of SNRIs, bupropion, and mirtazapine and the risk of persistent pulmonary hypertension in the newborn. This study will be conducted using two Canadian databases (the Quebec Pregnancy Cohort and the Saskatchewan database) and an American database (US Medicaid Cohort).

Dr. Bérard has obtained a CIHR grant

30 Sep Dr. Bérard has obtained a CIHR grant

Dr. Bérard received a new grant from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) to perform a case-control study on mother-to-child transmission of HIV during pregnancy. Three outcomes of maternal HIV will be assessed: 1) mother-baby transmission; 2) congenital malformations; and 3) neonatal deaths. This study will be conducted using two Canadian databases (the Quebec Pregnancy Cohort and the Saskatchewan database) and an American database (US Medicaid Cohort).