Researcher

    Helen Trottier , Ph.D.

    helen.trottier@umontreal.ca
    Helen Trottier
    Research Axis
    Viral and Immune Disorders and Cancers
    Research Theme
    Infection and immunity
    Address
    CHUSJ - Centre de Recherche

    Phone
    514-345-4931, ext. 7152

    Fax
    514 345-4801

    Title

    • Assistant Professor, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, 2008
    • Researcher, CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center, 2008

    Education

    • Postdoctoral fellow, Epidemiology, McGill University
    • PhD  in Epidemiology/Public Health, Université de Montréal, 2004
    • Certificate, Infectious Disease Modelization, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2002
    • Master in Health Demography, Université de Montréal, 1999

    Research Interests

    Dr Helen Trottier's current epidemiologic research focuses on the field on infectious disease, especially on the dynamics of childhood infectious diseases, vaccine preventable diseases, and infectious diseases that cause cancer such as human papillomavirus (HPV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and other Human Herpes viruses (HHV). Her interest focus on the perinatal transmission of virus and transmission of infection through blood products. Dr Trottier  holds several research grants and salary awards.

    Research Topics

    • Epidemiology
    • Infectious diseases transmission
    • Perinatal transmission of infection
    • Viruses associated to cancer (HPV, HHV)
    • Blood products / transfusion

    Awards and Distinctions

    • Junior 1 Research Scholar, Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec, 2009-2013.
    • New Investigator Salary Award, Canadian Institutes on Health Reasearch (CIHR), 2014-2019
    • Junior 2 Research Scholar, Fonds de la recherche en santé du Canada, 2014-2018
    • Dr Trottier holds several grants from CIHR, Canadian Blood Services (CBS), private funds and others. 

    Presentations

    1. Trottier H.  HPV carriage: the urgent need for education of physicians and public. EUROGIN 2016 Key findings in HPV related Cancer Bridging the gap between research and practice. Salzburg, Austria.  June 15, 2016.
    2. Trottier H.  How to respond effectively to negative press and reassure patients on safety of HPV Immunization.  EUROGIN 2016 Key findings in HPV related Cancer Bridging the gap between research and practice. Salzburg, Austria.  June 15, 2016.
    3. Trottier H.  Transmission of HPV: frequent patient questions. EUROGIN 2016 Key findings in HPV related Cancer Bridging the gap between research and practice. Salzburg, Austria.  June 15, 2016.
    4. Trottier H.  The risk of HPV vertical transmission routes. EUROGIN 2016 Key findings in HPV related Cancer Bridging the gap between research and practice. Salzburg, Austria.  June 18, 2016.
    5. Trottier H. Presentation of a research program on the perinatal transmission of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and the impact of HPV among children. Meeting of the HPV Institute, Instituto de Pesquisa da Santa Casa de São Paulo, Brazil, March 25-26, 2013.
    6. Trottier H. Infection and Re-infection with HPV. Meeting of the HPV Instituto de Pesquisa da Santa Casa de São Paulo, Brazil, March 25-26, 2013.
    7. Trottier H. An updated in the TREASuRE study: transfusion-related Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) infection among allogeneic stem cell transplant pediatric recipients: a multicenter prospective cohort study. 21st PALISI (Pediatric Acute Lung Injury & Sepsis Investigators), International meeting, Blood Net meeting, Snowbird, Utah, USA, March 13, 2013.
    8. Trottier H. Expert international invité. Public Health Workshop: screening, vaccine, research, surveillance and evaluation. 26th International Papillomavirus Conference, Montreal, Canada, 3-4 July 2010.
    9. Trottier H. Epidemiology of genital HPV infection in women: new evidences. EUROGIN 2010, Cervical Cancer Prevention: 20 Years of Progress and a Path to the Future - Monte-Carlo, France, February 20, 2010.
    10. Trottier H. Pathologies associées aux HPV, progrès et perspectives : Étendue de l'infection à HPV France, Europe et Monde. Progin 2010. Grimaldi Forum, Monte-Carlo (Monaco, France).  17 février 2010.

    Most Important Publications

    Names underligned are Dr Trottier’s postgraduate students.

    1. Trottier H, Mayrand MH, Coutlée F, Monnier P, Laporte L, Niyibizi J, Carceller AM, Fraser WD, Brassard P, Lacroix J, Francoeur D, Bédard MJ, Girard I, Audibert F. Human papillomavirus (HPV) perinatal transmission and risk of HPV persistence among children: design, methods and preliminary results of the HERITAGE study. Papillomavirus Research. 2016 Dec; 2: 145–152
    2. Trottier H, Robitaille N, Delage G, Buteau C, Tucci M, Lacroix J, Alfieri C. Detection Of Epstein-Barr Virus In Leukoreduced Blood Products. Vox Sang. 2016 Feb;110(2):199-201.
    3. Ndiaye C, Mena M, Alemany L, Arbyn M, Castellsagué X, Laporte L, Bosch FX, de Sanjosé S, Trottier H.  HPV DNA, E6/E7 mRNA, and p16INK4a detection in head and neck cancers: a systematic review and meta-analysis.  Lancet Oncol. 2014 Nov 15(12): 1319-31                   
    4. Rodier C, Lapointe A, Coutlée F, Mayrand MH, Dal Soglio D, Roger M, Trottier H.  Juvenile Respiratory Papillomatosis: Can we identify risk factors for severity? Journal of Clinical Virology. 2013; 85:1447–1458.
    5. Laprise C, De Pokomandy A, Baril JG, Dufresne S, Trottier H. Virologic failure following persistent low-level viremia in a cohort of HIV-positive patients: results from 12 years of observation. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Nov;57(10):1489-96.
    6. Trottier H, Buteau C, Robitaille N, Duval M, Tucci M, Lacroix J, Alfieri C. Transfusion-related Epstein-Barr virus infection among stem cell transplant recipients: a retrospective cohort study in children. Transfusion.  2012 Dec;52(12):2653-63.
    7. Trottier H, Ferreira S, Thomann P, Costa MC, Sobrinho JS, Prado JC, Rohan TE, Villa LL, Franco EL. HPV infection and re-infection in adult women: the role of sexual activity and natural immunity. Cancer Res. 2010 Nov 1;70(21):8569-77.
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