Simon Grandjean Lapierre

Simon Grandjean Lapierre, MD, M.Sc., FRCPC

Associate Professor in the Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Immunology Department of Université de Montréal

Clinical-investigator position at the Montreal University Hospital Research Center (CRCHUM)

Visiting researcher at Institut Pasteur de Madagascar

 

Telephone :   514 890-8000 # 20935
simon.grandjean-lapierre [at] ssss.gouv.qc.ca

Research


Focus

Tubeculosis Care and Research

Simon Grandjean Lapierre completed a MD at Université de Sherbrooke and residency training in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology at Université de Montréal. He also completed a MSc in molecular diagnostics applied to mycobacteria at Université Aix-Marseille and then did post-doctoral training in sequencing-based TB diagnostics implementation and novel technologies in Global Health in Madagascar. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Immunology Department of Université de Montréal and holds a clinical-investigator position at the Montreal University Hospital Research Center (CRCHUM).

Simon Grandjean Lapierre directs a translational research program focusing on methods development in TB diagnostics and the linkage of innovative and sequencing-based diagnostics to public-health interventions in remote settings of Madagascar. His research is supported by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research and the Wellcome Trust.

Keywords

Sequencing-based diagnostics

Molecular epidemiology

Technologies & public health

Social network analysis

Madagascar

Selected Publications

Rakotosamimanana, N., Lapierre, S. G., Raharimanga, V., Raherison, M. S., Knoblauch, A. M., Raherinandrasana, A. H., ... & Rasolofo, V. (2019). Performance and impact of GeneXpert MTB/RIF® and Loopamp MTBC Detection Kit® assays on tuberculosis case detection in Madagascar. BMC Infectious Diseases, 19(1), 542.

 

Saad, J., Drancourt, M., Hannan, M. M., Stapleton, P. J., & Lapierre, S. G. (2019). Whole-Genome Sequencing of Mycobacterium tilburgii Strain MEPHI. Microbiology resource announcements, 8(40), e00933-19.

 

DRANCOURT, M., & Grandjean Lapierre, S. (2018). rpoB Targeted Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) Assay for Consensus Detection of Mycobacteria Associated With Pulmonary Infections. Frontiers in medicine, 5, 332.

 

Knoblauch, A. M., de la Rosa, S., Sherman, J., Blauvelt, C., Matemba, C., Maxim, L., ... & Brew, J. (2019). Bi-directional drones to strengthen healthcare provision: experiences and lessons from Madagascar, Malawi and Senegal. BMJ Global Health, 4(4), e001541.

 

Nouvet, E., Knoblauch, A. M., Passe, I., Andriamiadanarivo, A., Ravelona, M., Ramtariharisoa, F. A., ... & Rakotosamimanana, N.  Razafimdriana K, Wright PC, McKinney J, Small PM, Grandjean Lapierre S (2019). Perceptions of drones, digital adherence monitoring technologies and educational videos for tuberculosis control in remote Madagascar: a mixed-method study protocol. BMJ open, 9(5), e028073.

External Links

@SimonGLapierre

 

 

         

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