Clinical and Biopharmaceutical Research Unit



  • Description
    • The Reserach Centre on Aging is home to a number of facilities, equipment, and services, as well as expertise, for on-site clinical trials. The objective of this platform is to reinforce collaboration with the biopharmaceutical industry in fulfilling its clinical projects which respond to the concerns of physicians and clinicians as well as to the health and well-being needs of the population of Estrie. The experienced and specialized team of the Clinical and Biopharmaceutical Research Unit is composed of geriatricians, neuropsychologists, a neurologist, a dermatologist, an ophthalmologist, a general practitioner, a research coordinator, and research nurses.
  • Expertise
    • Clinical expertise in geriatrics:

      • Neurodegenerative diseases
      • Neurocognitive disorders
      • Sleep disorders
      • Metabolic disorders
      • Nutritional disorders
      • Infectious diseases
      • Pain

      Clinical research expertise:

      • Feasibility studies
      • Coordination with the workers and parties involved
      • Customized and personalized consent forms
      • Liaison with the Research Ethics Committee
      • Recruitment of participants
      • Completion of case report forms (FEC/CRF)
  • Equipment and facilities
      • Interview and screening rooms
      • Biological materials storage room
      • Rooms equipped with safeguards to protect archives, confidentiality and research records
  • Researchers
    • Lead researcher: Dr. Tamas Fülop

      Affiliated researchers: Dr. Christian Bocti, Dr. Guy Lacombe, Prof. Dominique Lorrain, Dr. Daniel Tessier


Access to services

For further information on services available or to obtain a feasibility assessment for a clinical trial, please contact:

Marilyn Tousignant
Nurse coordinator,
Telephone: 819 780-2220, ext. 45235.

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