Isabelle Gagnon


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Bridging the Gap in Paediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Environmental, biological and clinical markers associated with preschool concussion and TBI

2016/17-2020/21 • $981,156 • PI,Other
Concussions and other traumatic brain injuries are a frequent cause of death and disability in youth, and children under the age of 6 are at particularly high risk. Older children with brain injuries often suffer serious mental, psychological, social, and behaviour problems. Even mild injuries...

A Multi-Disciplinary, Patient-Partnered, Pan-Canadian, Comparative Effectiveness Evaluation of an Innovative Acute Pediatric Mental Health and Addiction Care Bundle

2020/21 • $828,225 • PI,CO,Other
For people suffering from an acute mental health or addictions crisis, emergency departments (EDs) serve as a vital settings for assessment, treatment and referral. The number of ED visits for such conditions is increasing rapidly. These crises are stressful and overwhelming, leaving the family...

Canadian Concussion Network

2019/20-2020/21 • $406,290 • PI,Other
Each year, an estimated 250,000 Canadians and more than 40 million people worldwide sustain a concussion. Children and adolescents account for 50% of concussions, mostly occurring during sport and recreational activities; in Canada, roughly 1 in 10 teens will seek medical care for a...

Development of a Concussion Management Platform for Children and Youth: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice

2019/20-2020/21 • $354,456 • PI,CO,Other
Concussion is a major public health concern. Despite increased recognition of the serious health impacts of concussion, the number of injuries is rising. The presentation of symptoms after a concussion can have a significant impact on a child/youth's participation in daily life, including at...

Canadian Traumatic brain injury Research Consortium (CTRC)

2015/16-2019/20 • $1,824,513 • PI,CO,Other
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the most common cause of death in the first half of life and the most frequent cause of long term handicaps for Canadians of all ages. TBI can be quite variable. Individuals who experience the mild form, called concussion, can appear normal on the outside but be...

Seeing-Moving-Playing: Early Rehabilitation utilizing visual and vestibular technology following traumatic brain injury (SiMPly Rehab Study)

2016/17-2019/20 • $112,500 • PI
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are among the most commonly occurring injuries internationally. Dizziness and difficulty with balance and vision may occur following a TBI. Many people recovery in the initial weeks following injury but in some cases symptoms and difficulty functioning continues...

Generating innovation through the use of common data: Improving the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric and adolescent mild traumatic brain injury in Canada.

2012/13-2017/18 • $766,895 • PI,CO,Other
The incidence of pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) in North America is alarmingly high; studies suggest that mild TBI (mTBI) make up 70-80% of all cases reported. Of particular concern is that not only do many post-concussive symptoms, which manifest as cognitive, physical and behavioural...

"NeuroCare" as Innovation in Intervention: A Neurophysiological Approach to Determine Readiness for Return to Activity

2012/13-2017/18 • $565,728 • PI,CO,Other
To date, there are major gaps in our knowledge about how to best manage the physical and cognitive demands associated with returning adolescents to activity following mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Returning to activities prior to the brain healing from its injury may result in delayed...

Predicting Persistent Postconcussive Problems in Pediatrics (5P)

2012/13-2017/18 • $523,705 • PI,CO,Other
Concussion, a mild traumatic injury common in children and adolescents, is a complex pathophysiological process affecting the brain. The lay press is inundated with reports of tragic consequences of concussion, and children are not immune. Persistent postconcussive symptoms (PCS) is defined as...

Canadian concussion research network and agenda planning meeting

2017/18 • $17,247 • PI,CO,Other
Concussions affect over 3 million people in North America annually yet remain under recognized and poorly understood. The Canadian government has mandated that the Ministers of Health and of Sport and Persons with Disabilities work together to support a national strategy to raise awareness about...

Persistent Postconcussive Symptoms in Children: A Clinical Prediction Rule Derivation Study

2012/13-2016/17 • $1,114,530 • PI,CO
Concussion, a mild traumatic injury common in children and adolescents, is a complex pathophysiological process affecting the brain. The lay press is inundated with reports of tragic consequences of concussion, and children are not immune. Persistent postconcussive symptoms (PCS) is defined as...

Structural and functional neuroimaging, cognitive testing and postural stability assessment in children with mild traumatic brain injury

2010/11-2014/15 • $573,856 • PI,CO
Over the last decade, awareness of the problems associated with mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) in children has grown significantly. Although cognitive, behavioural and physical symptoms are reported by the families as well as by the children with mTBI, the results of conventional clinical...

Visual perception deficits in children after mild traumatic brain injury: psychophysics, electrophysiology and impact on postural stability

2010/11-2013/14 • $458,222 • PI,CO
Over the last 10 years, the importance of detecting deficits after a mild traumatic head injury (mTBI) has grown significantly. Although cognitive, behavioural and physical symptoms are reported by the families and children with mTBI, the results of quantitative tests to objectively document...

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