MUHC Vaccine Study Centre

The MUHC Vaccine Study Centre (VSC) conducts vaccine and epidemiological research. Located in Pierrefonds, Quebec, the VSC has conducted over 200 studies with over 8,000 participants enrolled to date.

About the MUHC Vaccine Study Centre

Founded in 1991, the MUHC Vaccine Study Centre (VSC) is affiliated with the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the Research Institute of the MUHC (RI-MUHC). The experienced personnel at the VSC conduct vaccine and epidemiological research in collaboration with participants and sponsors. The VSC staff are physicians, nurses and highly trained research personnel, experienced in clinical research and meticulous in their work. They provide a caring, respectful and bilingual environment for study participants.

Our team

Ongoing clinical studies, active recruitment



Interested in more information about our studies? Please contact us.

Ongoing clinical studies, closed to recruitment

Interested in more information about our studies? Please contact us.


April 2022: 6,7 millions de dollars pour étudier les impacts de la COVID-19 sur les enfants (nouvelles CUSM mentionnant Dr Jesse Papenburg)

March 2022: WHO rejects Quebec's Medicago vaccine over tobacco ties (CTV, featuring Dr. Michael Libman)

January 2022: Omicron and vaccines: Experts break down the science behind COVID-19 jabs (Global news, featuring Dr Jesse Papenburg)

December 2021: Montreal sees high COVID-19 infections among young kids as admissions increase at Children's Hospital (CTV, featuring Dr Earl Rubin)

December 2021: Worried the children’s vaccine was developed too quickly? Nervous about long-term side effects? (Science Up First website, Interview featuring Dr Jesse Papenburg)

October 2021: Vaccinating children will be key for kids and society at large, experts say (CTV, featuring Dr Jesse Papenburg)

Contact the MUHC Vaccine Study Centre

For more information about the MUHC Vaccine Study Centre and to learn more about participating in studies at the VSC:

Phone: 514-624-7855

Email: coordinators.vsc [at]

Visit: 14770 Pierrefonds Blvd., unit 204, Pierrefonds, Quebec H9H 4Y6

Useful links

The MUHC Vaccine Study Centre is proud to collaborate with other vaccine research centres and networks across Canada.