Sébastien Perreault , M.D. , M.Sc. , FRCPC
    Sébastien Perreault
    Research Axis
    Immune Diseases and Cancer
    Research Theme
    Cancers: mechanisms, new therapeutic approaches and disease outcomes
    CHUSJ - Centre de Recherche

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    • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal, 2014
    • Clinical Researcher, CHU Sainte-Justine, 2015

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    • Fellowship in neuro-oncology, Stanford University, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, California, USA, 2011/07 - 2013/06
    • Residency in Child Neurology, CHU Sainte-Justine, 2006/07 - 2011/06
    • Medicine, Université de Montréal, 2000/07 - 2006/05
    • Master in Neurological Sciences, Université de Montréal, 2003/07 - 2005/06

    Career Summary

    Dr. Sébastien Perreault recently joined the Child Neurology service at CHU Sainte-Justine. After his residency,he completed a fellowship in pediatric neuro-oncology at Stanford University in California. He developped an expertise in treatment and long term follow-up of patients with brain tumor and neurological complications of chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

    He currently leads a phase II study for plexiform neurofibroma with imatinib mesylate. He also conduct research projects to improve patients care with neurofibromatosis type I and visual evaluation for optic pathway glioma. 

    Research topics

    • Neurofibromatosis type 1
    • Neuro-oncology
    • Child Neurology
    • Optic pathway glioma
    • Plexiform Neurofibroma

    Awards and Distinctions

    • Prix Guy Geoffroy, Excellence in teaching award, CHU Sainte-Justine, 2013/7 - 2014/6
    • Beverly and Bernard Fellowship, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (Stanford), 2011/7 - 2013/7
    • Prix Claude Roy, Excellence in research during residency, CHU Sainte Justine, 2006/7 - 2011/6
    • Dean’s List, Pediatric Neurology, Université de Montréal, 2006/7 - 2011/6              
    • Dean’s List, Medicine, Université de Montréal, 2001/7 - 2006/6


    • Chemotherapy for PNET and medulloblastoma. Annual neuro-oncology conference. CHUM, Montreal, November 21 2015
    • MRI surrogates for molecular subgroups of medulloblastoma. SicKids Hospital, Toronto April 17 2014

    Selected Publications

    1. Perreault S, Lober RM, Davis C, Stave C, Partap S, Fisher PG. Sports and childhood brain tumors: Can I play? Neuro-Oncology Practice 2014;116(3):617-23.
    2. Perreault S, Ramaswamy V, Achrol, Chao K, Ting Liu T, Shih D, Remke M, Schubert S, Bouffet E, Fisher PG, Partap S, Vogel H, Taylor MD, Cho YJ, Yeom KW. MRI surrogates for molecular subgroups of medulloblastoma. Am J Neuroradiol 2014;35(7):1263-1269..
    3. Perreault S, Lober RM, Zhang G, Hershon L, Decarie J-C, Yeom K, Vogel H, Carret A-S, Fisher PG, Partap S. Surveillance imaging in children with malignant CNS tumors: low yield of spine MRI. J Neurooncol, 2014 Feb;116(3):617-23.
    4. Perreault S, Lober RM, Cheshier S, Edwards MSB, Partap S, Yeom KW. Time-dependent Structural Changes of the Dentate Nuclei and Dentatothalamic Tract in Children Treated for Posterior Fossa Tumor. Am J Neuroradiol 2014;35(4):803-7
    5. Perreault S, Lober RM, Zhang G, Hershon L, Decarie J-C, Yeom K, Vogel H, Carret A-S, Fisher PG, Partap S. Different relapse patterns in embryonal CNS tumors. J Neurooncol. 2013 Nov;115(2):209-15.
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