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The CLIP: Developing health technology products that meet patient needs
The CLIP: Developing health technology products that meet patient needs

All eyes on the Clinical Innovation Platform!

Ideally located at the Montreal General Hospital of the MUHC, the Clinical Innovation Platform (CLIP) opens its doors to health tech startups in fall 2020.

Collaborative workspaces, modern labs and training will help propel start-ups and commercialize their innovations.

Generating buzz in the medtech industry, the CLIP provides access to mentorship from industry experts, pre-clinical/clinical trial services, rapid prototyping and more.

Better guidelines for patients with gastrointestinal bleeding

Dr. Alan Barkun
Dr. Alan Barkun

Dr. Alan Barkun, with Dr. Marc Bardou (Dijon-Bourgogne University Hospital, France), led a group of international experts to develop new guidelines published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Better management of patients with nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding could reduce pressures in the ER.


Christopher Pedneault, Carl Laverdière, Adam H. Hart, Mathieu Boily, Mark L. Burman, Paul André Martineau. Evaluating the Accuracy of Tibial Tunnel Placement After Anatomic Single-Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. American Journal of Sports Medicine 47(13):3187-3194, 2019.

Lawrence F. Lee, Borja de Lacy, Marcos Gómez Ruiz, Alexander Sender Liberman, Matthew R. Albert, John R.T. Monson, Antonio María Lacy, Seonhahn Kim, Sam B. Atallah. A multicenter matched comparison of transanal and robotic total mesorectal excision for mid and low-rectal adenocarcinoma. Annals of Surgery 270(6):1110-1116, 2019.

Alan N.G. Barkun, Majid Abdulrahman Almadi, Ernst Johan Kuipers, Loren A. Laine, Joseph Jao Yiu Sung, Frances Tse, Grigorios I. Leontiadis, Neena S. Abraham, Xavier Calvet, Francis K.L. Chan, James Demetrios Douketis, Robert Allan Enns, Ian Mark Gralnek, Vipul Jairath, Dennis M. Jensen, James Yun Wong Lau, Gregory Y.H. Lip, Romaric Loffroy, Fauze Maluf-Filho, Andrew Charles Meltzer, Nageshwar D. Reddy, John Robinson Saltzman, John Kenneth Marshall, Marc Bardou. Management of nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding: Guideline recommendations from the international consensus group. Annals of Internal Medicine 171(11):805-822, 2019.

Franco M. Carli, Guillaume Bousquet-Dion, Rashami Awasthi, Noha Elsherbini, Sender Liberman, Marylise Boutros, Barry L. Stein, Patrick Charlebois, Gabriela A. Ghitulescu, Nancy A. Morin, R. Thomas Jagoe, Celena Scheede-Bergdahl, Enrico Maria Minnella, Julio F. Fiore Jr. Effect of Multimodal Prehabilitation vs Postoperative Rehabilitation on 30-Day Postoperative Complications for Frail Patients Undergoing Resection of Colorectal Cancer: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Surgery 155(3):233-242, 2020.

Nicholas Mikolajewicz, Svetlana V. Komarova. Role of udp-sugar receptor P2Y14 in murine osteoblasts. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 21(8): 2747, 2020.

Julio F. Fiore Jr., Ghadeer Olleik, Charbel El-Kefraoui, Bernardo Verdolin, Araz Kouyoumdjian, Allison Alldrit, Ana G. Figueiredo, Sofía Valanci-Aroesty, Javier A. Marquez-GdeV, Matthew Schulz, Dan Moldoveanu, Philip Nguyen-Powanda, Gordon Best, Alexander Banks, Tara Landry, Nicolò Pecorelli, Gabriele Baldini, Liane S. Feldman. Preventing opioid prescription after major surgery: a scoping review of opioid-free analgesia. British Journal of Anaesthesia 123(5):627-636, 2019.

Zishuai Zhang, Mohammad Amin Sadeghi, Rhodri Jervis, Siyu Ye, Jeff T. Gostick, Jake Barralet, Geraldine Merle. Tailoring Carbon Nanotube Microsphere Architectures with Controlled Porosity. Advanced Functional Materials 29(42):1903983, 2019.

Marie Ève Robinson, Pamela Trejo, Telma Palomo, Francis H. Glorieux, Frank Rauch. Osteogenesis Imperfecta: Skeletal Outcomes After Bisphosphonate Discontinuation at Final Height. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 34(12):2198-2204, 2019.