Dr. Bruno Gagnon is a physician specialized in palliative care and an associate professor at the Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine at the Laval University School of Medicine, and a clinician at the palliative care unit at Hôtel-Dieu de Québec. Also, he is a researcher with the Réseau Québécois de recherche en Soins PALliatifs et de fin de vie (RQSPAL) and the Équipe de Recherche Michel-Sarrazin en Oncologie psychosociale et Soins palliatifs (ERMOS).

His researches focus on healthcare, delirium, and cognitive loss in patients with advanced cancer, classification of pain related to cancer, the role of methadone and other NMDA receptor antagonist in the treatment of neuropathic pain, end of life care, administrative data, anorexia-cachexia, and clinical trials in palliative care.

Hôpital de l'Enfant-Jésus
1401, 18e rue
Québec, QC
Canada G1J 1Z4
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Dudley RW, Parolin M, Gagnon B, Saluja R, Yap R, Montpetit K, Ruck J, Poulin C, Cantin MA, Benaroch TE, Farmer JP

Long-term functional benefits of selective dorsal rhizotomy for spastic cerebral palsy

Journal Article

J Neurosurg Pediatr, 12 (2), 2013.

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Gagnon P, Allard P, Gagnon B, Merette C, Tardif F

Delirium prevention in terminal cancer: assessment of a multicomponent intervention

Journal Article

Psychooncology, 21 (2), 2012.

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Bush SH, Gagnon B, Lawlor PG


Book Chapter

Oneschuk D, Hagen N, MacDonald N (Ed.): Palliative medicine : a case-based manual, pp. 338-350, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2012, ISBN: 9780199694143.

Azoulay L, Dell'Aniello S, Gagnon B, Pollak M, Suissa S

Metformin and the incidence of prostate cancer in patients with type 2 diabetes

Journal Article

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 20 (2), 2011.

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Al Hinai Q, Mok K, Zeitouni A, Gagnon B, Ajlan AR, Rivera J, Tewfik M, Sirhan D

Comparison between manual and semiautomated volumetric measurements of pituitary adenomas

Journal Article

Skull Base, 21 (6), 2011.

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Galanakis C, Mayo NE, Gagnon B

Assessing the role of hydration in delirium at the end of life

Journal Article

Curr Opin Support Palliat Care, 5 (2), 2011.

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Iordache I, Gagnon B, Low NC

Atypical migraine manifesting as mania

Journal Article

J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci, 23 (2), 2011.

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Hagen NA, Lapointe B, Ong-Lam M, Dubuc B, Walde D, Gagnon B, Love R, Goel R, Hawley P, Ngoc AH, du Souich P

A multicentre open-label safety and efficacy study of tetrodotoxin for cancer pain

Journal Article

Curr Oncol, 18 (3), 2011.

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Elie D, Gagnon P, Gagnon B, Giguere A

[Using psychostimulants in end-of-life patients with hypoactive delirium and cognitive disorders: A literature review]

Journal Article

Can J Psychiatry, 55 (6), 2010.

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Soulet D, Gagnon B, Rivest S, Audette M, Poulin R

A fluorescent probe of polyamine transport accumulates into intracellular acidic vesicles via a two-step mechanism

Journal Article

J Biol Chem, 279 (47), 2004.

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Active projects

  • Age-related patterns in the experience of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, from 2019-10-01 to 2024-09-30
  • Pan-Canadian Palliative Care Research Collaborative, from 2021-06-30 to 2026-03-31

Recently finished projects

  • Institut universitaire de première ligne en santé et services sociaux., from 2014-04-01 to 2023-03-31
  • Volet québécois d’un registre national de soins palliatifs pour les patients atteints de la COVID-19, from 2020-10-01 to 2023-03-31
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