Team membersMay-August 2015
Trainee - Bachelor in Biotechnological engineering
Pilot study on the association of genetic markers and perinatal health of mother and child
Sarah is a student at the University of Sherbrooke. She performs a 4-months internship during her first year in a Bachelor's degree in Biotechnology Engineering. She is in charge of the recruitement for the "SALIVA Pilot Study" whose goal is to collect saliva samples from the mother and her child to study the impact of genetic factors on their perinatal health. She also coordinates the management of the collection of saliva samples and data entry.
Literature Review on the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy and the risk of potential complications. PREG · MIND STUDY, Mental health during pregnancy.
Noémie completed a 4-months internship duringin her last year of a Bachelor’s degree in Biopharmaceutic Sciences. During her training, she worked on a litterature review as a basis in order to prepare information capsules that will be published on the PREG-MIND section of our website: www.medicamentgrossesse.org The PREG-MIND is a knowledge transfer program on pregnant women's mental health. This program has two sections, one for health professionals and the other one for the general public. Although there are already a lot of information about mental health during pregnancy, there are few who is trustworthy. The PREG · MIND program aims to publish valid information, based on evidence and validated by experts. The important amount of information already available will be validated and synthesized in an impartial documentationé .Noémie has worked on the development of information capsules on the use of antidepressants during pregnancy and especially the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and the risks/benefits for mother and child during pregnancy and delivery.
Validity of perintal pharmacoepidemiologic studies using RAMQ administrative databases.
Fawzi came to Dr. Bérard’s lab for a 4-month internship in her last year of a Bachelor’s degree in Biopharmaceutic Sciences. During his training, he conducted a study whose main objective was to evaluate the external validity of pharmacoepidemiology studies conducted in the Quebec Pregnancy cohort. These cohort included pregnant women insured by the provincial drug plan RAMQ-Rx. To do this, he compared the clinical data collected in the Pilot Study "Feuilles 1-2-3+" on obstetrical care and delivery between pregnancies of women insured by the RAMQ-Rx plan and pregnancies of women insured by the private insurance.