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Dr. Michael Libman

Investigator
Centre for Innovative Medicine
Department of Medicine (McGill)

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 E05.1602

Keywords

Tropical diseases • parasitology • travel medicine • epidemiology

Research Interests

My research focuses on tropical and travel related illness. My primary focus is on the epidemiology of imported infections. Much of my work is through the GeoSentinel network, a multi-centre collaboration among clinics seeing post travel illness, under the oversight of the International Society for Travel Medicien and the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.I am also involved in the study of diseases found in our native and northern communities. Our lab studies new methods for the diagnosis of parasitic infections.


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  1. Hamer, D. H., Rizwan, A., Freedman, D. O., Kozarsky, P. & Libman, M. (2020). GeoSentinel: past, present and future†. Journal of travel medicine, vol. 27.
  2. Ward, B. J., Makarkov, A., Séguin, A., Pillet, S., Trépanier, S., Dhaliwall, J., Libman, M. D., Vesikari, T. & Landry, N. (2020). Efficacy, immunogenicity, and safety of a plant-derived, quadrivalent, virus-like particle influenza vaccine in adults (18-64 years) and older adults (≥65 years): two multicentre, randomised phase 3 trials. Lancet (London, England), vol. 396, p. 1491-1503.
  3. Hagmann, S. H. F., Angelo, K. M., Huits, R., Plewes, K., Eperon, G., Grobusch, M. P., McCarthy, A., Libman, M., Caumes, E., Leung, D. T., Asgeirsson, H., Jensenius, M., Schwartz, E., Sánchez-Montalvá, A., Kelly, P., Pandey, P., Leder, K., Bourque, D. L., Yoshimura, Y., Mockenhaupt, F. P., van Genderen, P. J. J., Odolini, S., Schlagenhauf, P., Connor, B. A. & Hamer, D. H. (2020). Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics of International Travelers with Enteric Fever and Antibiotic Resistance Profiles of Their Isolates: a GeoSentinel Analysis. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, vol. 64.
  4. Yansouni, C. P., Seifu, D., Libman, M., Alemayehu, T., Gizaw, S., Johansen, Ø. H., Abebe, W., Amogne, W. & Semret, M. (2020). A Feasible Laboratory-Strengthening Intervention Yielding a Sustainable Clinical Bacteriology Sector to Support Antimicrobial Stewardship in a Large Referral Hospital in Ethiopia. Frontiers in public health, vol. 8, p. 258.
  5. Cheng, M. P., Yansouni, C. P., Basta, N. E., Desjardins, M., Kanjilal, S., Paquette, K., Caya, C., Semret, M., Quach, C., Libman, M., Mazzola, L., Sacks, J. A., Dittrich, S. & Papenburg, J. (2020). Serodiagnostics for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Related Coronavirus 2 : A Narrative Review. Annals of internal medicine, vol. 173, p. 450-460.
  6. Goldin, H., Kohen, S., Taxy, J., Libman, M., Cibull, T. & Billick, K. (2020). Leishmania tropica infection of the ear treated with photodynamic therapy. JAAD case reports, vol. 6, p. 514-517.
  7. Lingscheid, T., Kurth, F., Stegemann, M. S., Clerinx, J., Calleri, G., Rothe, C., Angheben, A., Gobbi, F., Bisoffi, Z., Hamer, D. H., Libman, M., Hatz, C. & Zoller, T. (2020). Outpatient treatment of imported uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria: results from a survey among TropNet and GeoSentinel experts for tropical medicine. Journal of travel medicine, vol. 27.
  8. Gebretekle, G. B., Haile Mariam, D., Abebe Taye, W., Mulu Fentie, A., Amogne Degu, W., Alemayehu, T., Beyene, T., Libman, M., Gedif Fenta, T., Yansouni, C. P. & Semret, M. (2020). Half of Prescribed Antibiotics Are Not Needed: A Pharmacist-Led Antimicrobial Stewardship Intervention and Clinical Outcomes in a Referral Hospital in Ethiopia. Frontiers in public health, vol. 8, p. 109.
  9. Cheng, M. P., Papenburg, J., Desjardins, M., Kanjilal, S., Quach, C., Libman, M., Dittrich, S. & Yansouni, C. P. (2020). Diagnostic Testing for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Related Coronavirus 2: A Narrative Review. Annals of internal medicine, vol. 172, p. 726-734.
  10. Gautret, P., Leder, K., Field, V., Kain, K. C., Hamer, D. H. & Libman, M. (2020). GeoSentinel surveillance of travel-associated infections: What lies in the future?. Travel medicine and infectious disease, vol. 36, p. 101600.
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