• François Lauzier is a regular researcher at the CHU de Québec-Université Laval Research Center (Population Health – Optimal Health Practices axis) and.an Associate Professor in the Division of Critical Care Medicine of the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and the Department of Medicine at l’Université Laval. He practices critical care medicine at l’Hôpital de l’Enfant-Jésus.
Dr. Lauzier completed his medical school, his residency in internal medicine (RCPSC program) and his master’s degree in clinical research at l’Université de Sherbrooke. He subsequently completed a critical care residency (RCPSC program) and a clinical research fellowship at McMaster University. Dr. Lauzier is currently a Junior 2 Clinical Research Fellow at the FRQ-S.
Dr. Lauzier’s research program focuses on pituitary disorders induced by traumatic brain injury. He holds a $ 278,000 operating grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and a $ 150,000 research grant from the Fonds de recherche du Québec-Santé. He is also a Principal Investigator of the TSi-TBI study, a $ 1,139,105 CIHR-funded multicenter randomized clinical trial that will determine the optimal blood cell transfusion threshold for victims of moderate to severe traumatic brain injury. He is also interested in the prognostic evaluation of severe traumatic brain injury and in the decision-making process leading to the determination of the level of care provided to these patients.