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Brigitte Lemyre

Clinician Investigator, Acute Care Research
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Clinical Investigator, Dept of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Newborn Care, Division of Neonatology
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Clinical Investigator, Dept of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology
CHEO Research Institute

Research Interests

Clinical trials in neonatology (particular interest in the lung and non-invasive methods of respiratory support), systematic reviews, pain management, neonatal ethics and counselling of parents expecting to deliver extremely prematurely.

Brief Biography

I graduated from Sherbrooke University Medical School in 1993.  I completed my residency in Pediatrics in 1997 at the same institution.  After practicing in the community for 18 months, I completed sub-specialty training in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine in 2000 at McMaster University.  I then joined the Divisions of Neonatology at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario and The Ottawa Hospital in 2001.  I am a Clinical Investigator at the CHEO Research Institute a and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa.  

Selected Publications

 H. Kirpalani, D. Millar. B. Lemyre, BA. Yoder, A. Chiu. RS. Roberts. A trial to compare non-invasive ventilation strategies in preterm infants. NEJM 2013 Aug 15;369(7):611-20 

B. Lemyre, PG Davis, AG DePaoli, H. Kirpalani.  NIPPV vs NCPAP for extubation of premature infants.  Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014 Sep 4;9:CD003212. [Epub ahead of print]

G. Moore, B. Lemyre, N. Barrowman, T. Daboval. Neurodevelopmental outcomes of 22-25 wks GA infants at ≥ 2 years: a meta-analysis. JAMA Pediatrics 2013;167(10):967-74 

S. Samiee, J. Feberova, SL Perkins, K. Williams, B. Lemyre. Comparison of serum bilirubin measurement and transcutaneous bilirubin measured with the JM-103 in the newborn infant in their ability to predict severe hyperbilirubinemia. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2014 Jul 29. pii: fetalneonatal-2013-305699. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2013-305699. [Epub ahead of print]

X. Sun, X, Nan, J. Harrold, SE Lawrence, SL Perkins, N. Barrowman, B. Lemyre.  Reference range for TSH and free T4 (FT4) in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants at 3-5 weeks of life. Clin Biochem 2014;47(1-2):16-8