Sebastien La Vieille, MD, MSc

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Senior scientific advisor

Scientific and medical assessments

Current research and/or projects

Food allergy, Food intolerances

Celiac disease, Gluten-related disorders

Risk Assessment : Caffeine and Caffeinated Energy Drinks

Education and awards

EDUCATION (France):

Medicine Doctor’s degree (MD) and qualification in Public Health awarded by the National Medical Board (DES), Reims University (April 1998)

Master of Science (MSc) in “Epidemiology and Evaluation of health policies”, Nancy I University (October 1997)

Medical studies: 3rd Medical Study Period (3ème cycle): preparation for Public Health specialty (1994-1998) at Reims University. First and 2nd Medical Study Periods (1986-1993) at Paris V University and "Internat en Médecine" (Class 1993).

AWARDS:

Assistant Deputy Minister’s Excellence Award 2015: Health Products and Food Branch (HPFB) Assistant Deputy Minister Award for Excellence for innovation and creativity: Health Canada Infant Feeding Joint Working Group. Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, May 26, 2015

Assistant Deputy Minister’s Excellence Award 2010: Special Mention to Sébastien LA VIEILLE for his contribution to Food Allergen Labelling Regulation. Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, June 28, 2011.

International experience and/or work

Member of the Scientific Panel on Dietetics Products, Nutrition and Allergies of the European Food Safety Authority - EFSA (2012-2015): Contribution to multiple EFSA scientific opinions on allergenicity of novel foods (see EFSA journal publications 2012-2015)

Member of Food Allergy Working Group of the European Food Safety Authority – EFSA (2012-2015): Contribution to the drafting of the Scientific Opinion on the Evaluation of allergenic foods and food ingredients for labelling purposes (2014).

Key publications

  1. CLARKE AE, ELLIOTT S, ST-PIERRE Y, SOLLER L, LA VIEILLE S, BEN-SHOSHAN M. (2019). «Comparing food allergy prevalence in vulnerable and non-vulnerable Canadians». JACI in Practice. Aaccepted in March 2020.
  2. CLARKE AE, ELLIOTT S, ST-PIERRE Y, SOLLER L, LA VIEILLE S, BEN-SHOSHAN M. (2019). «Temporal Trends in Prevalence of Food Allergy in Canada». JACI in Practice. In Press.
  3. GABRIELLI S, CLARKE A, MORRIS J, EISMAN H, GRAVEL J, ENARSON P, CHAN E, O’KEEFE A, PORTER R, LIM R, YANISHEVSKI Y,GERDTS J, ADATIA A, LA VIEILLE S, ZHANG X, BEN-SHOSHAN M. (2019). « Evaluation of pre-hospital management in a Canadian emergency department anaphylaxis cohort ». Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology in Practice; 2019; 7: 2232-8.
  4. LA VIEILLE S, LEFEBVRE DE, KHALID AF, DECAN MR, GODEFROY S. (2019). « Dietary restrictions for people with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency: an evidence-based review ». Nutrition Reviews; 2019 Feb 1; 77(2): 96-106.
  5. SOLLER L, LA VIEILLE S, CHAN ES. (2018). « First reported case in Canada of anaphylaxis to Lupine in a child with peanut allergy ». Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology; 2018 Oct; 14 (1):64.
  6. GABRIELLI S, CLARKE A, EISMAN H, MORRIS J, JOSEPH L, LA VIEILLE S, SMALL P, LIM R, ENARSON P, ZELCER M, CHAN E, MILL C, BEN-SHOSHAN M. (2017). « Disparities in rate, triggers and management in pediatric and adult cases of suspected drug-induced anaphylaxis in Canada ». Immunity, Inflammation and Disease; 2018 Mar; 6(1):3-12.
  7. DE SCHRYVER S, CLARKE A, LA VIEILLE S, EISMAN H, MORRIS J,  LIM R , GRAVEL J, BEN-SHOSHAN M. (2017). « Food-induced anaphylaxis to a known food allergen in children often occurs despite adult supervision ». Pediatric Allergy and Immunology; 2017 Nov; 28(7):715-717.
  8. LEE AYM, ENARSON P, CLARKE AE, LA VIEILLE S, EISMAN H, CHAN ES, MILL C, JOSEPH L, BEN-SHOSHAN M. (2017). « Anaphylaxis across two Canadian pediatric centers: Evaluating management disparities ». Journal of Asthma and Allergy. January 2017; 10: 1-7.
  9. O’KEEFE A, CLARKE A, ST-PIERRE Y, MILL J, MILL C, ASAI Y, EISMAN H, LA VIEILLE S, ALIZADEHFAR R, JOSEPH L, MORRIS J, GRAVEL J, BEN-SHOSHAN M. (2017). « The risk of recurrent anaphylaxis ». Journal of Pediatrics. January 2017; 180: 217-221.
  10. HOCHSTADTER E, CLARKE AE, DE SCHRYVER S, LA VIEILLE S, ALIZADEHFAR R, JOSEPH L, EISMAN H, BEN-SHOSHAN M. (2016) « Increasing visits for anaphylaxis and the benefits of early epinephrine administration: A 4-year study at a pediatric emergency department in Montreal, Canada ». Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2016 June; 137(6): 1888-1890.
  11. DE SCHRYVER S, HALBRICH M, CLARKE A, LA VIEILLE S, EISMAN H, ALIZADEHFAR R, JOSEPH L, MORRIS J, BEN-SHOSHAN M. (2016) « Tryptase levels in children presenting with anaphylaxis: Temporal trends and associated factors ». Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2016 April; 137(4): 1138-42.
  12. LA VIEILLE S, PULIDO O, ABBOTT M, KOERNER T, GODEFROY S. (2015) « Celiac disease and gluten-free oats: a Canadian position based on a literature review ». Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2016 January, Vol. 29; Issue 8
  13. KIMCHI N, CLARKE AE, MOISAN J, LACHAINE C, LA VIEILLE S, ASAI Y, JOSEPH L, MILL C, BEN-SHOSHAN M. (2015) « Anaphylaxis cases presenting to primary care paramedics in Quebec ». Immunity, Inflammation and Disease, Dec 2015, 3(4):406-410.
  14. BEN-SHOSHAN M, SOLLER L, HARRINGTON DW, KNOLL M, LA VIEILLE S, FRAPAGANE J, JOSEPH L, ST-PIERRE Y, WILSON K, ELLIOTT SJ, CLARKE, AE. (2015) « Eczema in early childhood, socio-demographic factors and life style habits are associated with food allergy: a nested case-control study ». International Archives of Allergy and Immunology, April 2015, 166(3), pp 199-207.
  15. SOLLER L, BEN-SHOSHAN M, HARRINGTON DW, KNOLL M, FRAPAGANE J, JOSEPH L, ST PIERRE Y, LA VIEILLE S, WILSON K, ELLIOTT SJ, CLARKE AE. (2015). « Adjusting for nonresponse bias corrects overestimates of food allergy prevalence » Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, 3(2), 1 March 2015, pp 291-293.e2
  16. SOLLER L, BEN-SHOSHAN M, HARRINGTON DW, KNOLL M, FRAPAGANE J, JOSEPH L, ST PIERRE Y, LA VIEILLE S, WILSON K, ELLIOTT SJ, CLARKE AE. (2015). « Prevalence and Predictors of Food Allergy in Canada: A Focus on Vulnerable Populations ». Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, 3(1), 1 January 2015, pp 42-49
  17. SOLLER L, SHERKAOUI S, BEN-SHOSHAN M, HARRINGTON DW, KNOLL M, FRAPAGANE J, JOSEPH L, ST-PIERRE Y, LA VIEILLE S, WILSON K, ELLIOTT SJ, CLARKE, AE. (2014) « Likelihood of being prescribed an epinephrine auto injector in allergic Canadians with lower educational levels ». Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 2014; 113(3):326-329.
  18. LA VIEILLE S, DUBOIS S, HAYWARD S, KOERNER TB. (2014) « Estimated levels of gluten incidentally present in a Canadian gluten-free diet ». Nutrients, 2014; 6(2): 881-896
  19. ASAI Y, YANISHEVSKI Y, CLARKE A, LA VIEILLE S, SCOTT DELANEY J, ALIZADEHFAR R, JOSEPH L, MORRIS J, BEN-SHOSHAN M. (2014) « Rate, triggers, severity and management of anaphylaxis in adults treated in a Canadian emergency department ». International Archives of allergy and Immunology, 2014; 164(3):246-252
  20. KOERNER TB, CLEROUX C, POIRIER C, CANTIN I, LA VIEILLE S, HAYWARD S, DUBOIS S. (2013) « Gluten contamination of naturally gluten-free flours and starches used by Canadians with celiac disease ». Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A, 2013, 30 (12): 2017-21
  21. BEN-SHOSHAN M, LA VIEILLE S, EISMAN H, ALIZADEHFAR R, MILL C, PERKINS E, JOSEPH L, MORRIS J, CLARKE AE. (2013) « Anaphylaxis treated in a Canadian pediatric hospital: Incidence, clinical characteristics, triggers and management ». Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 132 (3), 739-741
  22. PULIDO O, ZARKADAS M, DUBOIS S, MacISAAC K, CANTIN I, LA VIEILLE S, GODEFROY S, RASHID M. (2013) « Clinical features and symptom recovery on a gluten-free diet in a Canadian adult celiac population ». Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology. August 2013, Vol. 27; Issue 8: 449-453
  23. ZARKADAS M, DUBOIS S, MacISAAC K, CANTIN I, RASHID M, ROBERTS K, LA VIEILLE S, GODEFROY S, PULIDO O. (2013) « Living with celiac disease and a gluten-free diet : a Canadian perspective ». Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Feb. 2013, 26(1), 10-23
  24. RIMBAUD L, HÉRAUD F, LA VIEILLE S, LEBLANC JC, CRÉPET A. (2013) « Quantitative risk assessment relating to the inadvertent presence of peanut allergens in various food products ». International Food Risk Analysis Journal, June 2013, 3(3): 1-11
  25. KNOLL M, SOLLER L, BEN-SHOSHAN M, HARRINGTON DW, FRAGAPANE J, JOSEPH L, LA VIEILLE S, ST-PIERRE Y, WILSON K, ELLIOTT SJ, CLARKE AE. (2012) « The use of incentives in vulnerable populations for a telephone survey: A randomized controlled trial ». BMC Research Notes 5, art. no.572
  26. SOLLER L, BEN-SHOSHAN M, HARRINGTON DW, FRAGAPANE J, JOSEPH L, ST-PIERRE Y, GODEFROY SB, LA VIEILLE S, ELLIOTT SJ, CLARKE AE. (2012) « Overall prevalence of self-reported food allergy in Canada ». Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Oct. 2012, 130(4), 986-88
  27. BEN-SHOSHAN M, SHETH SS, HARRINGTON DW, SOLLER L, FRAPAGANE J, JOSEPH L, St. PIERRE Y,  LA VIEILLE S, ELLIOTT SJ, WASERMAN S, ALIZADEHFAR R, HARADA L, ALLEN M, ALLEN MH, CLARKE, AE. (2012) « Effect of precautionary statements on the purchasing practices of Canadians directly and indirectly affected by food allergies ». Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, May 2012, 129 (5), 1401-1404
  28. SOLLER L, FRAGAPANE J, BEN-SHOSHAN M, HARRINGTON DW, ALIZADEHFAR R, JOSEPH L, ST-PIERRE Y, GODEFROY SB, LA VIEILLE S, ELLIOTT SJ, CLARKE AE. (2011) « Possession of epinephrine auto-injectors by Canadians with food allergies ». Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 128 (2), 426-428.

  29. RIMBAUD L, HERAUD F, LA VIEILLE S, LEBLANC JC, CREPET A. (2010) « Quantitative risk assessment related to adventitious allergen in food: a probabilistic model applied to peanut in chocolate ». Risk Analysis, Jan 2010; 30(1), 7-19.

  30. LE STUNFF C, LA VIEILLE S, VOLATIER JL. (2006). « Bonnes pratiques de fabrication vis à vis des allergènes dans l’industrie agroalimentaire française ». , ,.

  31. CAILHOL J, LAILLER R, BOUVET P, LA VIEILLE S, GAUCHARD F, SANDERS P, BRISABOIS S. (2006). « Trends in antimicrobial resistance phenotypes in non-typhoid Salmonellae from human and poultry origins in France ». Epidemiology and infection, 2006 Feb; 134(1): 171-8.

  32. LA VIEILLE S, VILAIN AC, MARTIN A. (2004). « Prévention des allergies alimentaires en France : mise en place d’un réseau d’allergo-sécurité des aliments, coordonné par l ‘Afssa ». European Annals of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2004; 36(3), 94-95.

  33. KRYS S, LA VIEILLE S. (2002). « Intoxications alimentaires par les Phycotoxines marines ».

  34. LA VIEILLE S, DUBUISSON C, MARTIN A. (2002). « Allergies et aliments d’origine animale ». Revue Française des Laboratoires, 2002 ; 348, 39-43.

  35. DUFOUR B, LA VIEILLE S. (2002). « Surveillance épidémiologique des principales maladies infectieuses d’origine alimentaire ». , 2002 ; 37(1), 25-29.

  36. LA VIEILLE S, DUFOUR B. (2002). « Surveillance des alertes sanitaires dans le cadre de la sécurité des aliments : fonctionnement et évaluation d’un réseau de centralisation des alertes deux ans après sa mise en place ». Cahiers de Nutrition et de Diététique, 2002 ; 37(2), 118-123.

  37. DUFOUR B, LA VIEILLE S. (2000). « Epidemiological surveillance of infectious diseases in France ». Veterinary Research, 2000; 31, 169-185.

  38. GERVAISE A, FERNANDEZ H, CAPELLA-ALLOUC S, TAYLOR S, LA VIEILLE S, HAMOU J, GOMEL V. (1999). « Thermal balloon ablation and endometrial resection for the treatment of dysfunctional uterine bleedings. A prospective controlled series ». Human Reproduction, 1999; 14(11), 2743-7.

Research facility

251 Sir Frederick Banting Driveway
Ottawa, ON K1A 0K9
Canada

Affiliations

Health Canada (May 2009 - now)

  • Senior scientific advisor, Bureau of Chemical Safety and Director’s General Office, Food Directorate, Health Canada (May 2012 - now).

  • Head - Food allergy and food intolerance assessment Unit (March 2010 - May 2012)

  • Visiting scientist Food safety Food Directorate, Health Canada (May 2009 - Feb 2010)

Laval University (September 2016 - now) :

  • Professeur associé (adjunct professor), Département sciences des aliments/Food science department, Faculté des sciences de l'agriculture et de l'alimentation, Université Laval, Québec city, QC, Canada

Language

English
French