Ferguson
Niall FergusonMD
Associate Professor
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 340-3096

Location

Toronto General Hospital 585 University Ave., 11 PMB 120
Toronto
ON, M5G 2N2

Research Interests

Mechanical ventilation: epidemiology; weaning and liberation; extubation and tracheostomy, Acute respiratory distress syndrome: definitions; ventilatory management; trial design, Novel ventilatory support: High-frequency oscillatory ventilation; Extra-corporeal life support

Accepting

None

Appointments

Primary: Medicine Cross appointment: Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation

Head - Critical Care Medicine at University Health Network
Associate Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Physiology
Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation
Senior Scientist, Toronto General Research Institute

Research/Teaching

Research Synopsis:

Keywords: Critical Care, Mechanical Ventilation, acute lung injury, systemic review, patient outcomes research, ICU acquired weakness, ICU rehabilitation.

PRESENT TRAINEES

Ewan Goligher

 

PRESENT COLLABORATIONS

Within the Department of Physiology:
Brian Kavanagh

 

Committee member/Officer of national or international scientific organization:

SCHOLARLY AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES – National
Toronto Critical Care Medicine Symposium / Critical Care Canada Forum
Executive Committee 2005-present
Chair, Scientific Programme Committee 2006-present
Canadian Critical Care Trials Group 2003-present

SCHOLARLY AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES – International
Editorial Board Memberships
American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine 2009-present
Intensive Care Medicine 2006-present
Critical Care 2006-present
Medicina Intensiva 2004-present

Reviewer for Scientific Journals
The Lancet 2010-present
Annals of Internal Medicine 2008-present
Respiratory Care 2007-present
British Medical Journal 2006-present
Anesthesiology 2006-present
Chest 2006-present
JAMA 2005-present
Intensive Care Medicine 2004-present
Medicina Intensiva 2004-present
Journal of Critical Care 2004-present
Critical Care 2003-present
American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine 2003-present
Critical Care Medicine 2003-present

Other International Activities
Alveolar Recruitment Trial (ART) – International RCT; Dr. A Biasi, PI
Member, Data Safety & Monitoring Board 2012-present

Lung Injury Prevention Study with Aspirin (LIPS-A) – USCIITG RCT
Member, Data Safety & Monitoring Board 2011-present

 

Publications and Awards

Recent Publications

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26115299

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