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Nicole Le Saux
Investigator, CHEO Research Institute
Physician, Division of Infectious Disease, CHEO
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine,
University of Ottawa
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Dr. Le Saux is a Clinical Investigator at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa. She is an infectious diseases physician at CHEO where she is currently Medical Director of the Antimicrobial stewardship program. Dr. Le Saux serves on many committees, including Chair of the Canadian Pediatric Society Infectious Diseases and immunization subcommittee. She has published extensively in the areas of vaccines and clinical guidelines for infectious diseases.
Research Team:
  • Chantal Bergeron
  • Jennifer Bowes
  • Judy Dennis

Dr. Le Saux’s current research areas are efficacy of vaccines, and surveillance for vaccine-preventable diseases. Vaccines of interest include rotavirus, influenza, and pneumococcal vaccine. As an active member of IMPACT, Dr. Le Saux is also involved in other targets such as the epidemiology of meningococcal disease, and vaccine preventable diseases. Other areas of research include antimicrobial use and antimicrobial stewardship in hospitals.

Sample Publications:
Le Saux N, Gemmill I. Reining in the "100-day cough": unfinished business. CMAJ 2016; 188(16):1135-1136.
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