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Research Axes

Musculoskeletal Diseases and Rehabilitation

Axis Head
Axis Head Deputy(ies)

Overview

Mission and themes

The expertise of Sainte-Justine’s investigators in musculoskeletal disorders and rehabilitation is recognized around the world. Bone and joint deformities as well as mobility problems in children and adolescents are the most frequent health issues that orthopedists, plastic surgeons, physiatrists and other specialists of the locomotor system must face.

Scoliosis is the most frequent deformity of the spine, affecting 2% to 3% of the population. Scientists in this axis focus mainly on the study of spinal deformities, specifically the etiopathogenesis of scoliosis and spondylolisthesis.

Their work is aimed at developing innovative modeling and screening tools in addition to improving medical treatments ranging from pharmacology to surgery and rehabilitation.

Researchers

Press releases

Monday, April 18, 2016   

An award to Stefan Parent by the Scoliosis Research Society
Stefan Parent, MD, PhD


Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Afcas awards Carl-Éric Aubin for bridging the gap between mechanical engineering and health sciences
Carl-Éric Aubin, PhD


Thursday, May 14, 2015

The 2014 Grammer European Spine Journal Award goes to Florina Moldovan
Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
Florina Moldovan, MD, PhD


Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Dr. Stefan Parent on Asian tour as recipient of a 2015 Scoliosis Research Society Traveling Fellowship
Spinal deformities
Stefan Parent, MD, PhD


Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Dr. Philippe Campeau is awarded a prize from the of the CIHR – Institute of Genetics and a grant from the Network for Oral and Bone Health Research (RSBO)
Philippe Campeau, MD


Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Discovery of a gene responsible for familial scoliosis
POC5 gene identified as being responsible for idiopathic scoliosis in families of French origin 
Florina Moldovan, MD, PhD


Monday, January 19, 2015 

A first in Québec in the field of scoliosis
Sainte-Justine performs a revolutionary back surgery technique
Stefan Parent, MD, PhD

Videos

Interviews

Clinical Research Units

Contacts

Geneviève Emond
Scientific Secretary
514 345-4931, ext. 7011
genevieve.emond@recherche-ste-justine.qc.ca

Carl-Éric Aubin
Axis Head, Musculoskeletal Diseases and Rehabilitation
514 345-4931, ext. 2836
carl-eric.aubin@polymtl.ca

Lucie Ménard
Axis Head Deputy, Musculoskeletal Diseases and Rehabilitation
514 345-4931, ext. 3515
menard.lucie@uqam.ca

Stefan Parent
Axis Head Deputy, Musculoskeletal Diseases and Rehabilitation
514 345-4931, ext. 4876
stefan.parent@umontreal.ca


Themes

Development of diagnostic tools and new therapeutic approaches

Researchers

Spinal deformities and musculoskeletal diseases

Researchers

Pediatric rehabilitation and sports medicine

Researchers
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Updated on 5/18/2016
Created on 8/8/2014
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