null Louise Pilote, MD, MPH, PhD

Senior Scientist, RI-MUHC , 5252 de Maisonneuve

Cardiovascular Health Across the Lifespan Program

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University

Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, MUHC



pharmacoepidemiology • comparative effectivenesse • sex differences in cardiovascular diseases • outcomes research • cardiovascular epidemiology

Research Focus

My research focuses on women and vascular diseases through the lifespan. I apply health services, outcomes, clinical trials and comparative effectiveness methods to answer questions about sex differences in the safety and effectiveness of drugs and procedures.

Selected Publications

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  • Khan N, Daskalopoulou SS, Karp I, Eisenberg M, Pelletier R, Avgil Tsadok M, Dasgupta K, Norris C, Pilote L for the GENESIS PRAXY Team. Sex Differences in Premature Acute Coronary Syndrome Symptom. JAMA Intern Med 2013 Nov 11;173(20):1863-71 PMID: 24043208.

  • Pilote L. Chest Pain in Acute Myocardial Infarction: Are Men From Mars and Women From Venus? JAMA Intern Med 2014 Feb 1;174(2): 249. PMID: 24276614.

  • Shah M, Avgil Tsadok M, Jackevicius CA, Essebag V, Eisenberg MJ, Rahme E, Humphries KH, Tu JV, Behlouli H, Guo H, Pilote L. Warfarin Use and the Risk for Stroke and Bleeding in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Dialysis. Circulation 2014 Mar 18;129(11):1196-20. PMID: 24452752.

  • Pelletier R, Humphries K, Bacon S, Lavoie K, Rabi D, Karp I, Shimony A, Avgil Tsadok M, Pilote L. for the GENESIS-PRAXY Investigators. Sex-related differences in access to care of patients with premature acute coronary syndrome. CMAJ 2014 Apr 15;186(7):497-504. PMID: 24638026.