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COVID-19 : Help advance pediatric research

During this period of crisis linked to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, research takes on its full meaning. It is in the urgency of this pandemic that the Foundation of Stars is launching its first "in-house" campaign by setting up a fundraiser dedicated specifically to research on COVID-19 and infectious diseases.

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In these times of crisis, we must act now. Accelerating funding for projects in pediatrics on the COVID-19 virus is essential. Researchers currently need to collect data and study the effects on children, newborns and pregnant women.

In these exceptional circumstances, the mobilization of all is necessary to quickly help our pediatric researchers. Your support will allow our researchers to shed light on this virus and find solutions so that this situation does not happen again. To take part in this fundraiser and give according to your means for research against the COVID-19 virus:


Innovative scientific projects are multiplying to deal with the problems triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Following approval by our scientific committee, discover our researchers and their projets, who need your precious support.

Our research projects:

"Perinatal consequences of COVID-19: Impact on the health of mothers and newborns"

Our researchers: Dr. Arnaud Gagneur, pediatrician in neonatology at the University of Sherbrooke Mother-Child Research Center and project co-director with Dr. I. Boucoiran, project co-director, in collaboration with Dr. J-C. Pasquier, Dr. F. Kakkar and M. Beltempo from the Pediatric Research Centers of McGill, Quebec and Sainte-Justine, the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital and the Jewish General Hospital.

To find out more : please consult the project description.

Follow our campaign

To follow the progress of the campaign and stay informed about of the various projects of our researchers, visit our Facebook page.

Thank you for your support which will allow us to help and act now!