Elise Roy



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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....

The CIHR CBR Collaborative: A Program of REACH

2017/18-2020/21 • $1,156,290 • PI,CO,Other
The CIHR CBR Collaborative: A Program of REACH (CBR Collaborative 2.0) will be a vibrant, sustainable, national collaborative of people living with HIV, researchers, community-based organizations, clinicians, and policy makers. By providing financial and infrastructure support for Regional Core...

The National CIHR Hepatitis C Network (NCHCN)

2015/16-2019/20 • $4,520,000 • PI,CO,Other
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a global health problem. In Canada, it is estimated that 242,500 individuals are infected with the incidence of approximately 4,000 new cases per year. The majority of newly infected individuals develop persistent infection and chronic liver disease over many...

The complex dynamics of mental health and risk among people who inject drugs: implications for HIV and hepatitis C transmission

2014/15-2019/20 • $1,513,392 • PI,CO
The transmission of HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) contributes substantially to the morbidity and mortality caused by substance use disorders. Injection drug use is one of the main drivers of these two epidemics worldwide. The reasons why persons who inject drugs (PWID) engage in behaviours that put...

Towards monitoring of driving while impaired by cannabis and/or other drugs

2017/18 • $100,000 • PI,CO
The Canadian government is committed to the legalization of recreational use of cannabis, making Canada only the second country in the world to do so after Uruguay. While the legal and public health implications of legalization are complex, a major concern among Canadians revolves around...

Place des TIC dans la prévention et la réduction des méfaits associés aux nouvelles consommations de drogues parmi les jeunes : une étude exploratoire

2015/16 • $32,852 • PI,CO,Other
Sous l'impulsion de la modernite, de l'evolution des modes et des conditions de vie et le developpement des technologies qui s'y rattachent, les profils de consommateurs de drogues se sont diversifies, renouvelant ainsi la problematique des risques de transmission du VIH et du virus de...

The complex dynamics of Hepatitis C virus and HIV infections among injection drug users: A comprehensive approach.

2010/11-2014/15 • $1,550,780 • PI,CO
Injection drug use accounts for the majority of new cases of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections and for 30% of all new cases of AIDS in Canada. Despite considerable prevention efforts, HIV incidence in Montreal injection drug users (IDUs) remains among the highest for North American cities, and...

Équipe des IRSC en Comorbidité des troubles cérébraux et autres problèmes de santé : Recherche sur le développement d'approches novatrices de prévention du VIH et du VHC chez les usagers de cocaïne souffrant de problèmes de santé mentale

2010/11-2014/15 • $1,337,823 • PI,CO
La concomitance sante mentale et consommation problematique de cocaine est rarement consideree dans les etudes sur les risques d'infection et dans l'offre de service en prevention du VIH et de l'hepatite C. Or, plusieurs etudes montrent que la consommation problematique de cocaine est associee...

Investigating and addressing injection drug use and other harms among street-involved youth: The ARYS Project

2010/11-2014/15 • $953,585 • PI,CO
This research will address the urgent challenge of illicit drug use among street-involved youth. By studying a large group of street-involved youth in Vancouver, we will acquire the evidence-based information necessary to inform appropriate responses to this health crisis locally, nationally and...

Les trajectoires addictives et d'utilisation de services: l'expérience des hommes ayant des relations sexuelles avec d'autres hommes (HARSAH).

2011/12-2013/14 • $70,000 • PI,Other
Les hommes ayant des relations sexuelles avec d'autres hommes (HARSAH) consommeraient davantage de substances que leurs pairs heterosexuels et leur consommation aurait augmente au cours des dernieres annees. La consommation abusive de substances dans cette population semble associee a certains...

CRISM-QUÉBEC: Réseau Québécois -Recherche sur les interventions en abus de substances/Research on Interventions for substance misuse

2013/14 • $49,832 • 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 associated with suffering and severe health problems in patients, distress among family members, as well as tremendous costs to society....

Influence of alcohol and peer passengers on risky driving behavior in young adults

2011/12-2012/13 • $209,612 • PI,CO
The World Health Organization has identified traffic crashes as the main cause of morbidity and mortality for teenagers and young adults. Among the many risk factors that contribute to their crash involvement, two are critical: peer passenger presence, which is unique to young drivers, and the...

Interdisciplinary capacity enhancement grant in homelessness, housing, and health

2010/11 • $219,874 • PI,CO
Housing is a basic human need and an important determinant of population health. Although much of the literature on the relationship between housing and health has viewed the home as a potential site of harmful physical exposures, an emerging stream of research has begun to highlight the...

L'interface crack-injection de drogues et son rôle potentiel dans les épidémies du VIH et du VHC à montréal.

2010/11 • $20,507 • PI,CO
Les donnees de surveillance epidemiologiques disponibles montrent qu'a Montreal, la consommation de crack est a la hausse, en particulier chez les usagers de drogues injectables (UDI). La consommation de crack ne remplace pas mais, au contraire, s'ajoute a l'injection de drogues. La situation...

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