International Innovation: Disseminating Science, Research and Technology


Provost S, Fourdain S, Vannasing P, Tremblay J, Roger K, García-Puente Y, Doussau A, Vinay MC, Von Siebenthal Z, Paquette N, Poirier N, Gallagher A. Relationship between 4-month functional brain network topology and 24-month neurodevelopmental outcome in children with congenital heart disease. (2023). European Journal of Paediatric Neurology. 47:47-59. 

Simard MN, Lepage C, Gaudet I, Paquette N, Doussau A, Poirier N, Beauchamp M, Côté S, Pinchefsky E, Brossard-Racine M, Mâsse B et Gallagher A. A parent-child yoga intervention for reducing attention deficits in children with congenital heart disease: The Yoga for Little Hearts Feasibility Study Protocol. (2023). BMJ Open. 13:10

Fourdain S, Provost S, Tremblay J, Vannasing P, Doussau A, Caron-Desrocher L, Gaudet I, Roger K, Hüsser A, Dehaes M, Martínez-Montes E, Poirier N, Gallagher A. (2023). Functional brain connectivity after cardiac corrective surgery for critical congenital heart disease: a near-infrared spectroscopy study. Child Neuropsychology. 30: 1-21.

Gallagher A, Wallois F, Obrig H. (2023). fNIRS in pediatric clinical research: different pathophysiologies and promising clinical applications. Neurophotonics. 10(2): 023517.

Lepage, C., Gaudet, I., Doussau, A., Vinay, M.-C., Gagnon, K., von Siebenthal, Z., Poirier, N., Paquette, N., Simard, M.-N. et Gallagher, A. (2023) The Role of Parenting Stress in Anxiety and Sleep Outcomes in Children with Congenital Heart Disease. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 10:1055526.


Hüsser A, Caron-Desrochers L, Tremblay J, Vannasing P, Martínez-Montes E, Gallagher A. (2022). Parallel Factor Analysis (PARAFAC) for multidimensional decomposition of fNIRS data – A validation study. Neurophotonics. 9(4): 045004

Gaudet, I., Paquette, N., Doussau. A., Poirier, N., Simard, M.-N., Beauchamp, M. H., Gallagher, A. (2022) Social cognition and competence in preschoolers with congenital heart disease. Neuropsychology, 36(6).

Roger, K., Vannasing, P., Tremblay, J., Bringas Vega, M. L., Bryce, C. P., Rabinowitz, A. G., Valdés-Sosa, P. A., Galler, J. R. et Gallagher, A. (2022). Impact of Early Childhood Malnutrition on Adult Brain Function: An Evoked-Related Potentials Study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 388.


Tremblay, J., Martínez-Montes, E., Hüsser, A., Caron-Desrochers, L., Lepage, C., Pouliot, P., Vannasing, P., Gallagher, A., 2022. LIONirs: flexible Matlab toolbox for fNIRS data analysis. J Neurosci Methods 370, 109487.


Fourdain S, Simard MN, Dagenais L, Materassi M, Doussau A, Dehaes M, Goulet J, Gagnon K, Prud’homme J, Vobecky S, Poirier N, Carmant L, Gallagher A. (2021). Gross motor development of children with congenital heart disease receiving early surveillance and individualized intervention. Developmental Neurorehabilitation. 12. doi: 10.1080/17518423.2020.1711541.

Gaudet, I., Paquette, N., Bernard, C., Dousseau, A., Harvey, J., Beaulieu-Genest, L., Pinchefsky, E., Trudeau, N., Poirier, N., Simard, M-N. & Gallagher, A. (2021). Neurodevelopmental Outcome of Children With Congenital Heart Disease: A Cohort Study From Infancy to Preschool Age. The Journal of Pediatrics.


Fourdain, S., Caron-Desrochers, L., Simard, M.-N., Provost, S., Doussau, A., Gagnon, K., Dagenais, L., Presutto, É., Prud’homme, J., Boudreault-Trudeau, A., Constantin, I. M., Desnous, B., Poirier, N., & Gallagher, A. (2020). Impacts of an Interdisciplinary Developmental Follow-Up Program on Neurodevelopment in Congenital Heart Disease: The CINC Study. Frontiers in Pediatrics8, 539451.

Hüsser, A., Fourdain, S., & Gallagher, A. Neuropsychological Assessment. In A. Gallagher, C. Bulteau, D. Cohen, & J. Michaud (Eds.), Handbook of Clinical Neurology, Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Disabilities. Elseiver.


Gaudet, I., Hüsser, A., Vannasing, P., & Gallagher, A. Functional brain connectivity of language functions in children revealed by EEG and MEG: A systematic review. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

Fourdain, S., Simard, M-N., Dagenais, L., … Gallagher, A. (2020). Gross motor development of children with congenital heart disease receiving early surveillance and individualized intervention. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 12, 1-7.

Gaudet, I., & Gallagher, A. Definition and Classification Systems for Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. In A. Gallagher, C. Bulteau, D. Cohen, & J. Michaud (Eds.), Handbook of Clinical Neurology – Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Disabilities. Elseiver.


Hüsser, A., Caron-Desrochers, L., Tremblay, J., Vannasing, P., Martínez-Montes, E., & Gallagher, A. (2019). Parallel Factor Analysis (PARAFAC) for multidimensional decomposition of fNIRS data – A validation study. bioRxiv, 806778.

Fourdain S, St-Denis A, Harvey J, Carmant L, ­Gallagher A, Trudeau N. (2019). Language development in children with congenital heart disease aged 12 to 24 months. European Journal of Pediatric Neurology, 23(3), 491-499.  †Co-senior author

Roger, K., Vannasing, P., Tremblay, J., Bringas Vega, M.L., Bryce, C.P., Rabinowitz, G.A., Valdés-Sosa, P.A., Galler, J.R., & Gallagher, A. (2019). Impact of early childhood nutrition on the adult brain function: An ERP study. bioRxiv, 782698.


Kassab A, Le Lan J, Vannasing P, Safi D, Dehbozorgi M, Pouliot P, Gallagher A, Lesage F, Sawan M, Nguyen DK. (2018). Multichannel Wearable NIRS-EEG System for Long-Term Clinical Monitoring. Human Brain Mapping, 39, 7–23.

Caron-Desrochers, L., Gallagher, A. (2018). Cerebral lateralization. Encyclopédie Universalis: Domaine de la Psychologie.

Tremblay, J., Martínez-Montes, E., Vannasing, P., Nguyen, D. K., Sawan, M., Lepore, F., & Gallagher, A. (2018). Comparison of source localization techniques in diffuse optical tomography for fNIRS application using a realistic head model. Biomedical Optics Express, 9(7), 2994-3016.


Gallagher, A., Dagenais, L., Doussau, A., Décarie, J.-C., Materassi, M., Gagnon, K., … Carmant, L. (2017). Significant motor improvement in an infant with congenital heart disease and a rolandic stroke: The impact of early intervention. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 8423(June), 1–4.

Major, P., Lortie, A., Dehaes, M., Lodygensky, G. A., Gallagher, A., Carmant, L., & Birca, A. (2017). Periictal activity in cooled asphyxiated neonates with seizures. Seizure: European Journal of Epilepsy, 43, 13-16.


Gallagher, A., Tremblay, J., & Vannasing, P. (2016). Language mapping in children using resting-state functional connectivity: Comparison with a task-based approach. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 21(12), 125006.

Fourdain, S., Vanasse, C. M., Poirier, N., Carmant, L., & Gallagher, A. (2016). Cardiopathies congénitales : Physiopathologie, facteurs de risque et profils neuropsychologiques. Revue québécoise de psychologie, 37(2), 3-20.

Safi, D., Béland, R., Nguyen, D. K., Pouliot, P., Mohamed, I. S., Vannasing, P., … Gallagher, A. (2016). Recruitment of the left precentral gyrus in reading epilepsy: A multimodal neuroimaging study. Epilepsy and Behavior Case Reports, 5, 19–22.

Vannasing, P., Cornaggia, I., Vanasse, C., Tremblay, J., Diadori, P., Perreault, S., … Gallagher, A. (2016). Potential brain language reorganization in a boy with refractory epilepsy: An fNIRS-EEG and fMRI comparison. Epilepsy and Behavior Case Reports, 5, 34–37.

Kassab, A., Tremblay, J., Poppe, A., Létourneau-Guillon, L., Gallagher, A., & Nguyen, D. K. (2016). Cerebral hemodynamic changes during limb-shaking tia: A near-infrared spectroscopy study. Neurology, 86(12), 1166–1168.

Pirmoradi, M., Jemel, B., Gallagher, A., Tremblay, J., D’Hondt, F., Nguyen, D. K., Béland, R., & Lassonde, M. (2016). Verbal memory and verbal fluency tasks used for language localization and lateralization during magnetoencephalography. Epilepsy Research, 119, 1–9.

Birca, A., Lortie, A., Birca, V., Decarie, J. C., Veilleux, A., Gallagher, A., Dehaes, M., Lodygensky, G. A., & Carmant, L. (2016). Rewarming affects EEG background in term newborns with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy undergoing therapeutic hypothermia.
Clinical Neurophysiology, 127(4), 2087–2094.

Vannasing, P., González-Frankenberger, B., Florea, O., Tremblay, J., Paquette, N., Safi, D., … Gallagher, A. (2016). Distinct hemispheric specializations for native and non-native languages in one-day-old newborns identified by fNIRS. Neuropsychologia, 84, 63–69.


Paquette, N., Vannasing, P., Tremblay, J., Lefebvre, F., Roy, M. S., McKerral, M., … Gallagher, A. (2015). Early electrophysiological markers of atypical language processing in prematurely born infants. Neuropsychologia, 79, 21–32.

Paquette, N., Vannasing, P., Tremblay, J., Lefebvre, F., Roy ,M-S., McKerral, M., Lepore, F., Lassonde, M., & Gallagher, A. (2015). Earlyelectrophysiological markers of atypical language processing in prematurely born infants. Neuropsychologia, 79, 21–32.

Dionne-Dostie, E., Paquette, N., Lassonde, M., & Gallagher, A. (2015). Multisensory integration and child neurodevelopment. Brain Sciences, 5(1), 32–57.

Paquette, N., Lassonde, M., Vannasing, P., Tremblay, J., Gonzalez-Frankenberger, B., Florea, O., … Gallagher, A. (2015). Developmental patterns of expressive language hemispheric lateralization in children, adolescents and adults using functional near-infrared spectroscopy. Neuropsychologia, 68, 117–125.

Sayeur, M. S., Vannasing, P., Tremblay, E., Lepore, F., McKerral, M., Lassonde, M., & Gallagher, A. (2015). Visual Development and Neuropsychological Profile in Preterm Children from 6 Months to School Age. Journal of Child Neurology, 30(9), 1159-1173.

Sayeur, M. S., Vannasing, P., Lefrançois, M., Tremblay, E., Lepore, F., Lassonde, M., … Gallagher, A. (2015). Early childhood development of visual texture segregation in full-term and preterm children. Vision Research, 112, 1–10.

Schmidt, C. S. M., Lassonde, M., Gagnon, L., Sauerwein, C. H., Carmant, L., Major, P., … Gallagher, A. (2015). Neuropsychological functioning in children with temporal lobe epilepsy and hippocampal atrophy without mesial temporal sclerosis: A distinct clinical entity? Epilepsy and Behavior, 44, 17–22.


Tremblay, E., Vannasing, P., Roy, M.-S., Lefebvre, F., Kombate, D., Lassonde, M., … Gallagher, A. (2014). Delayed early primary visual pathway development in premature infants: High density electrophysiological evidence. PLoS ONE, 9(9), e107992.

Gallagher, A., Béland, R., Vannasing, P., Bringas, M. L., Sosa, P. V., Trujillo-Barreto, N. J., … Lassonde, M. (2014). Dissociation of the N400 component between linguistic and non-linguistic processing: A source analysis study. World Journal of Neuroscience, 4(1), 25–39.


Paquette, N., Vannasing, P., Lefrançois, M., Lefebvre, F., Roy, M-S., McKerral, M., Lepore, F., Lassonde, M., & Gallagher A. (2013). Neuropsychological correlates of auditory and language development: A mismatch negativity study, developpemental neuropsychology, 38(6), 386–401.

Gallagher, A. (2013). The utility of near infrared spectroscopy in pediatric epilepsy. Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy2(1), 87-92.

Gallagher, A., Jambaqué, I., & Lassonde, M. (2013). Cognitive outcome of surgery in children with epilepsy. Handbook of Clinical Neurology, 111, 797–802.