Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine, Montreal

Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine
3175 Cte Sainte-Catherine
H3T 1C5
Montreal (Quebec)


Team Leader

Prof. Keith Barrington
Leader of Workpackage 01
Clinical Investigator / Professor - Department of Pediatrics
Phone: +1 514 345-4788
Fax: +1 514 345-4698


Institute Presentation

CHU Sainte-Justine is a mother and child hospital affiliated with the University of Montreal. It is the largest children's hospital in Quebec and has the most active neonatal unit in Canada. CHU Sainte-Justine has a research institute which promotes clinical research, and which at present has 700 active clinical research projects. The research centre has a research axis entitled feto-maternal and neonatal pathologies, members of which are principal investigators for single and multicenter research projects with budgets totalling over 20 million dollars.

The Unit of Applied Clinical Research at CHU Sainte-Justine supports clinical research in all areas of maternal and infant health; it consists of a team of research nurses, analysts, statisticians and epidemiologists who assist principal investigators in designing, performing and completing their projects.

Professor Barrington has been a member of the steering committee of a number of highly successful multi-centre research projects in sick newborn infants, including the CAP study, which enrolled 1600 infants of less than 1250 grams birth weight and has provided completely new information regarding the safety and efficacy of caffeine in preterm infants, the PINT trial a randomized comparison of different blood transfusion protocols, and the COT trial, a multi-centre trial of oxygen saturation limits.