Andrea Benedetti

Andrea Benedetti, Ph.D.
McGill University
Departments of Medicine and of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health 

Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit
2155 Guy St.
4th Floor, Office 412
Montreal, QC
H3H 2R9
Phone: (514) 934-1934 ext. 32161
Mailing Address:
Purvis Hall
1020 Pine Avenue West
Montreal, QC, H3A 1A2

andrea.benedetti [at]



Dr. Benedetti is interested in challenges related to analyzing TB data. She holds operating funds from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to study statistical methods in molecular epidemiology with applications to tuberculosis research.  The overall objective of this project is to investigate the impact of TB-fingerprint change rates (assumed due to underlying spontaneous mutation) on conclusions drawn from epidemiologic studies of TB-transmission.


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Selected Publications

Bischoff E, Hamd DH, Sedeno M, Benedetti A, Schermer TRJ, Maltais F, Bourbeau J. Effects of written action plan adherence on COPD exacerbation recovery. Thorax. In press September 2010.

Al-Samri MT, Benedetti A, Préfontaine D, Olivenstein R, Lemière C, Nair P, Martin JG, Hamid Q. Variability of sputum inflammatory cells in asthmatic patients receiving corticosteroid therapy: A prospective study using multiple samples. [Letter] J Allergy Clin Immunol.125(5):1161-1163, 2010

Benedetti A, Menzies D, Behr M, Schwartzman K, Jin Y. Interpreting estimated recent transmission of tuberculosis from DNA fingerprint data.  American Journal of Epidemiology. 172(3):318-326, 2010.

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