International Activity of the Faculty : Canada

 

Michael Bracken

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and Professor of Neurology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Co-Director, Center for Perinatal, Pediatric and Environmental Epidemiology

Canada (2008)

Therapeutic Interventions in Neonates
Professor Bracken collaborates with colleagues at McMaster University in the creation of systematic reviews of evidence for therapeutic interventions in neonates. With Drs Roger Soll and Jeffrey Hobar at the University of Vermont, this forms the editorial board of the Cochrane Collaboration... 
 

Adrienne Ettinger

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Canada (2007  - 2016)

Maternal-Infant Research on Environmental Chemicals (MIREC)
Co-PIs T.Arbuckle, W.Fraser
 

Erol Fikrig

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Section Chief, Infectious Diseases

Canada (2010)

West-Nile Virus Protein
Yale and McGill University scientists have identified a protein that is critical in fighting mosquito-borne West Nile Virus in mice. This finding could have therapeutic implications for controlling the potentially deadly virus in humans. The study appears in the Advance Online Publication of Nature... 
 

Peter Peduzzi

Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)
Director, Yale Center for Analytical Sciences (YCAS)

Canada (2008  - 2008)

Antiretrovirals, Options in Management (OPTIMA)
OPTIMA was a randomized clinical trial coordinated by the VA Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center at West Haven, CT, which is a 2x2 factorial trial of salvage therapy evaluating mega-HAART versus standard HARRT and treatment interruption versus no interruption in 368 patients with... 

Canada (2005  - 2006)

Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive Drug Evaluations (COURAGE)
COURAGE was a randomized clinical trial coordinated by the VA Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center at West Haven, CT, which evaluated maximal medical therapy plus angioplasty versus maximum medical therapy alone in patients with stable coronary disease. The trial enrolled 2287 patients... 
 

Harvey Risch

Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Canada (2006)

Ovarian Cancer Research in Canada
Case-control study of ovarian cancer genetic epidemiology
 

Mark Schlesinger

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy)

Canada (2008  - 2008)

Health Policy and National Values: America and Canada
Professor Schlesinger worked with McMaster University on a comparison of Canadian and American values that legitimize forms of health policy. This project has been completed.
 

Yawei Zhang

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health)

Canada (2013)

International Lymphoma Epidemiology Consortium (InterLymph)
The goal of the InterLymph is to enhance collaboration among epidemiologists studying lymphoma, provide a forum for the exchange of research ideas, and create a framework for collaborating on analyses that pool data from multiple lymphoma studies. The countries involved include Australia, Canada, ... 
 

Hongyu Zhao

Ira V. Hiscock Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics) and Professor of Genetics and of Statistics

Canada (2008  - 2009)

Mental Retardation and Human Non-Disjunctions
Professor Zhao worked on a collaborative project with Dr. Wendy Robinson at the University of British Columbia on human non-disjunctions. The non-disjunction of pairing chromosomes during meiosis is the leading cause of mental retardation. The research examines developing mathematical models and...