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Jason Brophy
Clinical Investigator, CHEO Research Institute
Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, CHEO
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine,
University of Ottawa
Chair-elect, Canadian Pediatric AIDS Research Group

jbrophy@cheo.on.ca
613-737-7600 Ext. 2651
Research Practice Areas:
Current Research:

In general, the HIV Research performed by the CHEO IDeas (Infectious Diseases) Research Unit evaluates issues related to children and HIV infection. Specific project topics include: the impact of early antiretroviral treatment on viral reservoirs in children; antiretroviral toxicities in children living with or perinatally exposed to HIV; immunogenicity of routine vaccinations in children living with HIV; and transition of adolescents living with HIV from pediatric to adult care. In addition, Dr. Brophy studies the epidemiology of pediatric/perinatal HIV and its prevention in Canada, as well as incidence and prevention of zoonotic and travel-related infections in children.

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Biography:

Dr. Jason Brophy is a Clinician Investigator at the CHEO Research Institute and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. He is a specialist in the field of pediatric infectious diseases. Dr. Brophy's main research interest is in pediatric/perinatal HIV, and he has several CIHR-funded multi-centre studies ongoing across Canada, as well as in high HIV prevalence countries. He is the current chair of the Canadian Pediatric AIDS Research Group, and a CIHR-Canadian HIV Trials Network Investigator. He is also a Pediatric HIV Clinical Advisor with the Clinton Health Access Initiative in Vietnam.

Sample Publications:
AIDS 2012 Jan 4. [Epub ahead of print] 21-year review of vertical HIV transmission in Canada (1990 to 2010). Forbes JC, Alimenti AM, Singer J, Brophy JC, Bitnun A, Samson LM, Money DM, Lee TC, Lapointe ND, Read SE; the Canadian Pediatric AIDS Research Group (CPARG).
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