Lab Information

Dr. Jesse Papenburg

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation
Department of Pediatrics (McGill)

Research Profile

 Fundamental: 10%
 Clinical: 20%
 Epidemiology: 60%
 Evaluation: 10%
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Influenza • respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) • children • epidemiology • diagnosis

Research Interests

My research focuses on the epidemiology and diagnosis of severe viral lower respiratory tract infections requiring hospitalisation in children in Quebec and Canada.

Team Members

Name Position
Mehta, Kayur MSc Student
Almadani, Ahmed Medical Resident/Fellows
Heled Akiva, Maya Medical Resident/Fellows
Schober, Tilmann Medical Resident/Fellows

Latest Publications

  1. Papenburg, J., Yansouni, C. P., Caya, C. & Cheng, M. P. (2021). Serodiagnostics for SARS-CoV-2. Annals of internal medicine, vol. 174, p. 287-288.
  2. Benea, C., Rendon, L., Papenburg, J., Frenette, C., Imacoudene, A., McDonald, E. G., Nguyen, Q. D., Rajda, E., Tran, E., Vameghestahbanati, M., Benedetti, A., Behr, M. A. & Smith, B. M. (2020). Evaluation of a home-based 7-day infection control strategy for healthcare workers following high-risk exposure to severe acute respiratory coronavirus virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2): A cohort study. Infection control and hospital epidemiology, p. 1-4.
  3. MacPherson, A., Hutchinson, N., Schneider, O., Oliviero, E., Feldhake, E., Ouimet, C., Sheng, J., Awan, F., Wang, C., Papenburg, J., Basta, N. E. & Kimmelman, J. (2021). Probability of Success and Timelines for the Development of Vaccines for Emerging and Reemerged Viral Infectious Diseases. Annals of internal medicine, vol. 174, p. 326-334.
  4. Alsharrah, D., Alhaddad, F., Alyaseen, M., Aljamaan, S., Almutairi, N., Ayed, M., Papenburg, J. & Alghounaim, M. (2021). Clinical characteristics of pediatric SARS-CoV-2 infection and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Kuwait. Journal of medical virology, vol. 93, p. 3246-3250.
  5. Kane, P. B., Moyer, H., MacPherson, A., Papenburg, J., Ward, B. J., Broomell, S. B. & Kimmelman, J. (2020). Expert Forecasts of COVID-19 Vaccine Development Timelines. Journal of general internal medicine, vol. 35, p. 3753-3755.
  6. Gilca, R., Billard, M.-N., Zafack, J., Papenburg, J., Boucher, F. D., Charest, H., Rochette, M. & De Serres, G. (2020). Effectiveness of palivizumab immunoprophylaxis to prevent respiratory syncytial virus hospitalizations in healthy full-term <6-month-old infants from the circumpolar region of Nunavik, Quebec, Canada. Preventive medicine reports, vol. 20, p. 101180.
  7. Alghounaim, M., Almazeedi, S., Al Youha, S., Papenburg, J., Alowaish, O., AbdulHussain, G., Al-Shemali, R., Albuloushi, A., Alzabin, S., Al-Wogayan, K., Al-Mutawa, Y. & Al-Sabah, S. (2020). Low-Cost Polyester-Tipped Three-Dimensionally Printed Nasopharyngeal Swab for the Detection of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Related Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Journal of clinical microbiology, vol. 58.
  8. Noël, K. C., Papenburg, J., Lacroix, J., Quach, C., O'Donnell, S., Gonzales, M., Willson, D. F., Gilfoyle, E., McNally, J. D., Reynolds, S., Kazzaz, Y., Kawaguchi, A., Sato, M., Kongkiattikul, L., Leteurtre, S., Dubos, F., Karaca, Y., Chiusolo, F., Piva, J., Dendukuri, N., Fontela, P. S. & Canadian Critical Care Trials Group (CCCTG) and the Pediatric Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network (2020). International Survey on Determinants of Antibiotic Duration and Discontinuation in Pediatric Critically Ill Patients. Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies, vol. 21, p. e696-e706.
  9. Langedijk, A. C., Lebbink, R. J., Naaktgeboren, C., Evers, A., Viveen, M. C., Greenough, A., Heikkinen, T., Stein, R. T., Richmond, P., Martinón-Torres, F., Nunes, M., Hosoya, M., Keller, C., Bauck, M., Cohen, R., Papenburg, J., Pernica, J., Hennus, M. P., Jin, H., Tabor, D. E., Tovchigrechko, A., Ruzin, A., Abram, M. E., Wilkins, D., Wildenbeest, J. G., Kragten-Tabatabaie, L., Coenjaerts, F. E. J., Esser, M. T. & Bont, L. J. (2020). Global molecular diversity of RSV - the "INFORM RSV" study. BMC infectious diseases, vol. 20, p. 450.
  10. Papenburg, J., Defoy, I., Massé, E., Caouette, G. & Lebel, M. H. (2021). Impact of the Withdrawal of Palivizumab Immunoprophylaxis on the Incidence of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Hospitalizations Among Infants Born at 33 to 35 Weeks' Gestational Age in the Province of Quebec, Canada: The RSV-Quebec Study. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, vol. 10, p. 237-244.
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