This project involves an innovative approach using state-of-the-art techniques, including high-dimensional immunophenotyping combined with single-cell transcriptome analysis (CITE-seq), which allows for the simultaneous study of RNA and proteins from a single cell.
- Dr Laurence Chapuy, Researcher, Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Assistant Professor, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University
This project has several innovative elements. First, the concept of incidentally discovered asymptomatic VTE, or VTE, is largely unstudied in pediatrics, unlike its adult equivalent.
- Dre Marie-Claude Pelland-Marcotte, Associate researcher, Reproduction, Maternal and Child Health Axis, CHUL
Berger’s disease, also known as IgA nephropathy, is an autoimmune disease that damages a person’s kidneys. It affects between 2 and 10 out of every 100,000 people each year and although it often occurs in young adults, it may appear during childhood.
- Dr. Alexandra Cambier, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Nephrology, CHU Sainte-Justine