Marie-Claude Rousseau, PhD

Research Interests
  • Chronic disease epidemiology
  • Asthma and allergic diseases
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Cancer
  • Early life immune factors (vaccines, infections)
  • Lifestyle
  • Environmental exposures
  • Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccination
List of research projects

INRS website


  • Full Professor (tenured), Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, INRS – Centre Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie, Université du Québec
  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University
  • Adjunct Professor, Social and Preventive Medicine, Université de Montréal
  • Affiliated researcher, Risks to Health Axis, CHUM Research Centre


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Université de Montréal ’03-’04 (Environmental Epidemiology and Population Health)
  • Ph.D. McGill University ’03 (Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
  • M.Sc. McGill University ’98 (Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
  • B.Sc. Université du Québec à Montréal ’91 (Biochemistry)

Significant contributions

Selected committees:
  • Manager BCG vaccination registry at INRS – Centre Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie
  • President Institutional Committee for Animal Safety at INRS – Centre Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie
  • Vice-president Institutional Research Ethics Committee at INRS – Centre Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie


List of all publications