Eric Racine



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CRISM-Quebec-Maritimes: Research on interventions in drug misuse

2014/15-2020/21 • $2,374,845 • PI,CO,Other
Substance misuse remains a significant global public health problem which carries a heavy burden for abusers and their families alike. This disorder is indeed associated with suffering and severe health problems in patients, distress among family members, as well as tremendous costs to society....

BEhaviors, Therapies, TEchnologies and hypoglycemic Risk in Type 1 diabetes: The BETTER study

2018/19-2020/21 • $1,164,112 • PI,CO,Other
Type 1 diabetes requires that patients inject themselves insulin to control the level of sugar in their blood because their pancreas cannot do it anymore. A consequence of this treatment is low blood sugar episodes. This is named hypoglycemia. Severe hypoglycemia has the potential to cause...

Moving With and Tuning In: A participatory mixed methods study to foster social inclusion of individuals with dementia and their carers

2016/17-2020/21 • $316,341 • PI,CO,Other
One of the most insidious consequences of dementia is the rupture of relationships, which occurs both between the individual with dementia and his/her primary caregiver (the dyad), and between the dyad and other members of society. As a result, both members of the dyad suffer from a loss of...

Participatory action research for the development of a tailored pediatric-adult transition program

2018/19-2020/21 • $230,354 • PI,CO
As adolescents with chronic health conditions enter adulthood, they need to be prepared to move from child-centered healthcare services to adult-focused healthcare services. A recent review of research about transition programs found that most of them focused on helping young people transfer to...

Les facteurs influençant le pronostic médical lors de grossesses avec malformations congénitales ou à risque d'accouchement prématuré.

2019/20-2020/21 • $83,333 • Scholarship/Fellowship,Other
Ce projet etudie les facteurs qui font que les medecins font des predictions erronees sur le devenir du nouveau-ne chez les femmes avec grossesse a risque. En effet, certaines grossesses peuvent etre compliquees par des decouvertes de malformations congenitales chez le fœtus ou un risque...

Projet de recherche-action participative pour identifier et caractériser les défis éthiques engendrés par les maladies rares au quotidien et dans le milieu de la santé

2020/21 • $35,000 • Scholarship/Fellowship,Other
Etant mal comprises par la communaute medicale, les maladies rares sont complexes a diagnostiquer et a traiter adequatement. Les delais diagnostics et la deterioration de l'etat de sante qui en decoulent s'ajoutent au fardeau quotidien pose par les symptomes de ces maladies rares. Les maladies...

Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging - Full Proposal

2014/15-2018/19 • $24,450,000 • PI,CO
The neurodegenerative brain diseases - Alzheimer's Disease, Vascular dementia, Frontotemporal dementia, and Dementia with Lewy Bodies - will be the "diseases of the 21st century" due to aging of our population. The decision by CIHR to establish a Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging...

Intelligent Neuro-TEchnologies Restoring Functions of Action and Communication: an Evaluation Study

2015/16-2018/19 • $112,500 • PI
INTERFACES is an international research project on ethical, legal and social aspects (ELSA) of brain-computer interfaces (BCI). This neurotechnology has recently made ground-breaking progress and is about to enter real-world application in motor & communication assistance, neuropsychiatric...

Developing Person-Oriented Ethics for Autism Research: Diversity, Inclusion, and Collaboration with Autism Advocates

2018/19 • $64,167 • Scholarship/Fellowship,Other
This project addresses a central concern of anthropology, disability studies, and neuroethics: how groups can, do, or should account for diversity, specifically neurodiversity and the experiences of research participants with autism spectrum conditions. Scholars have noted that there is not...

Re-considering vulnerability in mental health research ethics

2014/15-2015/16 • $238,376 • PI,CO
Although a widely used term, vulnerability has been ascribed different definitions according to international research ethics policies. In some policies, vulnerability is mentioned largely with respect to justice and in other policies it is underscored by respect for persons. Sometimes, the...

Transformation de la psychopathologie de la vie quotidienne: des anciennes névroses aux anxiodépressions contemporaines

2011/12-2013/14 • $242,689 • PI,CO
La depression et les troubles anxieux apparaissent de plus en plus, chez les experts, les medias et le public, comme des maladies qu'on peut controler ou guerir grace a un traitement approprie. Pourtant, malgre l'efficacite proclamee des nouveaux antidepresseurs et anxiolytiques, la prevalence...

Examination of prognostication, end-of-life decision-making and organ donation after cardiocirculatory death in severely brain-injured pediatric patients

2010/11-2013/14 • $195,000 • PI
Independently of patient characteristics, physician characteristics such as specialty and subspecialty, age, experience, religion and practice setting have been shown to influence end-of-life care in the intensive care unit (ICU). This variability creates challenges for the rigorous and...

A qualitative study of caregiver and patient perspectives on ethical and social issues in deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease and neuropsychiatric disorders

2010/11-2012/13 • $241,800 • PI,CO
Deep-brain stimulation (DBS) is a viable treatment for Parkinson's disease (PD) and Essential Tremor (ET) that offers advantages over drug therapy, especially for later disease stages. Since the approval of this latter technology by the FDA in 1997, over 35 000 patients in numerous countries...

Fixing Memory: The Neuroethics of Detecting, Suppressing and Enhancing Memory

2011/12-2012/13 • $98,600 • PI
Memory is central to human identity and functioning, and its impairment is a tragic loss to individuals, their families and their communities. At the same time, the ability to forget is also essential, and disabling illnesses such as post-traumatic stress disorder may arise from pathological...

States of Mind: Emerging Issues in Neuroethics

2010/11 • $275,300 • PI,CO
In 2001, at the close of the decade designated by presidential proclamation as the ¿Decade of the Brain¿, William Safire coined the phrase ¿neuroethics¿ and, from the platform of his column in the New York Times, announced the need for such a discipline. The proposed States of Mind New Emerging...

A qualitative study of caregiver and patient perspectives on ethical and social issues in deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease

2010/11 • $17,500 • Scholarship/Fellowship,Other
Deep-brain stimulation (DBS) is a viable treatment for Parkinson's disease (PD) and Essential Tremor (ET) that offers advantages over drug therapy, especially for later disease stages. Since the approval of this latter technology by the FDA in 1997, over 35 000 patients in numerous countries...

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