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
In October 2020, the Association des pédiatres du Québec (APQ) sounded the alarm about the current and future impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of children and adolescents. At CHU Sainte-Justine, the number of cases has doubled over the past year.
- Dr. Nicholas Chadi, pediatrician and clinical scientist specializing in adolescent medicine with degrees from McGill University, Université de Montréal, University of Toronto and Harvard University