Contact Information

Manon Levesque Departmental Secretary of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
451 Smyth road,
Room 4155
Ottawa, Ontario
K1H 8M5

Telephone: 613-562-5422
Fax: 613-562-5442
Email: mlevesq2@uottawa.ca

Sheila Schnupp
Office and Residency Program Administrator (Anatomical)
Telephone: 613-562-5800 ext. 8342
Fax: 613-562-5442
Email: sschnupp@uottawa.ca

John P. Veinot, M.D., F.R.C.P.C (Canada)
Chairman, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Tel: 613-562-5422
Fax: 613-562-5442
Email: sschnupp@uottawa.ca

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Gerard H. Jansen M.D., FRCPC Neuropathology

Gerard H. Jansen

Associate Professor in Neuropathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Ottawa

Director Neuropathology Laboratory Services
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Ottawa

Medical Specialist Prion Diagnostics and Principal Investigator
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance System, Prion Diseases Program, Public Health Agency of Canada

Telephone: 613-798-5555 ext. 79080
Fax: 613-737-8461
Email: gjansen@ottawahospital.on.ca

Areas of Interest and Expertise

  • Neuropathology
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Recent Publications

  • Zerr I, Kallenberg K, Summers DM, Romero C, Taratuto A, Heinemann U, Breithaupt M, Varges D, Meissner B, Ladogana A, Schuur M, Haik S, Collins SJ, Jansen GH, Stokin GB, Pimentel J, Hewer E, Collie D, Smith P, Roberts H, Brandel JP, van Duijn C, Pocchiari M, Begue C, Cras P, Will RG, Sanchez-Juan P: Updated clinical diagnostic criteria for sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Brain 2009; 132: 2659-2668.
  • Meissner B, Kallenberg K, Sanchez-Juan P, Collie D, Summers DM, Almonti S, Collins SJ, Smith P, Cras P, Jansen GH, Brandel JP, Coulthart MB, Roberts H, Van Everbroeck B, Galanaud D, Mellina V, Will RG, Zerr I: MRI lesion profiles in sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Neurology. 2009; 72:1994-2001.
  • Shamji MF, Benoit BG, Perry A, Jansen GH: Giant cell ependymoma of the thoracic spine: pathology case report. Neurosurgery 2009; 64: E 566-567.
  • Almutairi BM, Nguyen TB, Jansen GH, Asseri AH: Invasive Aspergillosis of the Brain: Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation. RadioGraphics 2009; 29:375-379.
  • Wijnberg ID, Ruitenbeek W, Jansen GH, Westermann CM, van der Kolk JH: Myopathy in a Haflinger horse: an initiating search for a fatty acid oxidation deficiency. Equine Veterinary Education 2008; 20: 532-538.
  • Shamji MF, Benoit BG, Perry A, Jansen GH: Giant Cell Ependymoma of the Thoracic Spine: Case Report and Literature Review. Neurosurgery Accepted for publication
  • Gorgels TGMF, van der Pluijm I, Brandt RMC, Garinis GA, van Steeg H, van den Aardweg G, Jansen GH, Ruijter JM, Bergen AAB, van Norren D, Hoeijmakers JHJ, van der Horst GTJ: Retinal degeneration and ionizing radiation hypersensitivity in a mouse model for Cockayne syndrome. Mol Cell Biol 2007; 27, 1433-1441.
  • Chen J, Kuhlmann T, Jansen GH, Collins DL, Atkins HL, Freedman MS, O’Connor PW, Arnold DL: Voxel-based analysis of the evolution of magnetization transfer ratio to quantify remyelination and demyelination with histopathological validation in a multiple sclerosis lesion. Neuroimage 2007 Epub ahead of print May 7.
  • Bratosiewicz-Wasik J, Liberski PP, Golanska E, Jansen GH, Wasik TJ: Regulatory sequences of the PRNP gene influence susceptibility to sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Neurosci Lett 2007; 411: 163-167.
  • Pedro-Cuesta J, Glatzel M, Almazan J, Stoeck K, Mellina V, Puopolo M, Pocchiari M, Zerr I, Kretzschmar HA, Brandel J-P, Delasnerie-Laupretre N, Alperovitch A, van Duijn C, Sanchez-Juan P, Collins S, Lewis V, Jansen GH, Coulthart MB, Gelpi E, Budka H, Mitrova E: Human transmissible spongiform encephalopathies in eleven countries: diagnostic pattern across time, 1993-2002. BMC Public Health 2006, Epub November 10, 2006.
  • Notenboom RGE, Jansen GH, van Rijen PC, van Veelen CWM, van Nieuwenhuizen O, De Graan PNE: Up-regulation of hippocampal metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 in temporal lobe epilepsy patients. Brain 2006; 129: 96-107.
  • Wijnberg ID, Franssen H, Jansen GH, van den Ingh TS, van der Harst MR, van der Kolk JH: The role of quantitative electromyography in horses suspected of acute and chronic grass sickness. Equine Vet J 2006; 38: 230-237.
  • Collins S, Sanchez-Juan P, Masters C, Klug G, van Duijn C, Poleggi A, Pocchiari M, Almonti S, Cuadrado-Corrales N, de Pedro-Cuesta J, Budka H, Gelpi E, Glatzel M, Tolnay M, Hewer E, Zerr I, Heinemann U, Kretszchmar H, Jansen GH, Olsen E, Mitrova E, Alpérovitch A, Brandel J-P, Mackenzie J, Murray K, Will RG: Determinants of diagnostic investigation sensitivities across the clinical spectrum of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Brain 2006; 129: 2278-2287.

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