Marie-France Demers

Marie-France Demers,
B Pharm, MSc, BCPP

Marie-France Demers, B Pharm, MSc, BCPP
Assistant professor, Pharmacy Faculty, Laval University
Pharmacist, CIUSSS Capitale-Nationale, Institut Universitaire en Santé Mentale de Québec (IUSMQ)
Researcher, CERVO Brain Research Center

I am in Professor in Pharmacy at Laval University (Pharm D and MSc programs).
I am also clinical pharmacist in an early intervention program for patients with a first psychosis. ( Clinique Notre Dame des Victoires, CIUSSS Capitale Nationale). My research are all conducted through my clinical practice activities. I supervised or co-supervised students in various fields at MSc or PhD degrees.
I have developped extertise in assessing systematically benefits and side effects of psychotropic drugs. We are using a clinical data base that allows our group to conduct several researchs. My principal research interests are optimization of treatment, side effects of antipsychotics and treatment adhesion.

Publications récentes
Articles soumis
Demers MF, Fortier L, Grenier S, Lehoux C, Breault AS, Roy MA. Using filgrastim to maintain clozapine despite severe neutropenia occurring during a clozapine rechallenge. Soumis J Clin Psychiatry, juin 2016.

Vincent P, Demers MF, Doyon-Kemp V, Duchesneau J, Halme A, Masson V. One Year Mirror-Image Study Using Paliperidone Palmitate for Relapse Prevention of Schizophrenia in Four University Hospitals in Canada. Soumis Can J Psychiatry, mai 2016

Articles publiés récemment

Vanasse A, Blais L, Courteau J, Cohen A, Roberge P Grignon S, Fleury MJ, Lesage A, Demers MF, Roy MA, Delorme A. Comparative effectiveness and safety of antipsychotic drugs in schizophrenia treatment: a real world observational study. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2016 Jul 12. doi: 10.1111/acps.12621. [Epub ahead of print]

Roy MA, Achim A, Vallières C, Labbé A, Mérette C, Maziade M, Demers MF, Bouchard RH. Comorbidity between anxiety disorders and recent onset psychotic disorders. Schizo bull, 2014

Affiches présentées récemment

Demers MF, Simard V, Dion N, Malenfant E, Roy MA, Lauzier S.Cabergoline use for antipsychotic-related symptomatic hyperprolactinemia: a retrospective longitudinal case-serie. Société internationale de recherche sur la schizophrénie, Florence, Avril 2016.

Malenfant E, Nadeau M, Demers MF, Roy MA, Moisan J. Is It worth to Give Clozapine a Second chance? A Series of 12 Subjects Rechallenged with Clozapine following a Neutropenia. Société internationale de recherche sur la schizophrénie, Florence, Avril 2016.

Vanasse A, Blais L, Courteau J, Demers MF, Roberge P, Grignon S, Fleury MJ, Lesage A, St-Laurent D, Nedelec L, Delorme A, Roy MA. Antipsychotics use in a real world setting in Quebec between 1998 and 2006. Congrès annuel des médecins de famille du Canada, automne 2015.

Demers MF, Lévesque C, Bouchard J, Bourbeau J. The DJ’s choices approach adapted for families, International Schizophrenia Research Society Conference, Florence, April 2014

Psychopharmacology, Antipsychotic, Treatment adhesion, Side effects of psychotropic drugs, Early intervention for young patients with a first episode of psychosis.

Marie-France Demers

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