Researcher

    Thuy Mai Luu , M.D. , M.Sc.

    thuy.mai.luu@umontreal.ca
    Thuy Mai Luu
    Research Axis
    Fetomaternal and Neonatal Pathologies Axis
    Research Theme
    Fetal development and prematurity
    Address
    CHUSJ

    Phone
    514 345-4931, ext. 6642

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    514-345-4822

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    Title

    • Head, Research Axis - Fetomaternal and Neonatal Pathologies, CHU Sainte-Justine
    • Pediatrician, Department of Pediatrics, CHU Sainte-Justine
    • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Montreal

    Education

    • MSc in Epidemiology, McGill University, 2009
    • Fellowship in Medical and Neurodevelopmental Follow-Up of At-Risk Newborns, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 2008
    • Residency in Pediatrics, CHU Sainte-Justine, University of Montreal, 2006
    • MD, McGill University, 2001

    Research Interests

    I’m a paediatrician and clinical researcher at the Neonatal Follow-Up Clinic of CHU Sainte-Justine. My research focuses on long-term neurodevelopmental and physical health outcomes following preterm birth, from infancy to adulthood, looking a risk and resiliency factors along with best screening strategies to enhance clinical follow-up. We are following a cohort of young adults born preterm (HAPI – Health of Adults born Preterm Investigation) that allows us to identify innovative biomarkers and to study intervention such as exercise training for preventative purposes. With a multidisciplinary team, I have also developed a web-based health literacty platform - Mieux Agir au Quotidien - for parents of children born preterm to enhance knowledge transfer. I closely work with the Canadian Neonatal Follow-Up Network (CNFUN) for epidemiological studies and to better define health care needs of families of preterm infants.

    Awards and Distinctions

    • Prix en recherche du Département de pédiatrie du CHU Sainte-Justine (2021)

    Publications

    PubMed

 

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