Michel Vaillant

Latest publications

Injection of cocaine is associated with a recent HIV outbreak in people who inject drugs in Luxembourg.

  • HIV Clinical and Translational Research
  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
  • Clinical and Epidemiological Investigation Center
May 16, 2019
2019 May. PLoS One.14(5):e0215570.
By:
  • Arendt V
  • Guillorit L
  • Origer A
  • Sauvageot N
  • Vaillant M
  • Fischer A
  • Goedertz H
  • Francois JH
  • Alexiev I
  • Staub T
  • Seguin-Devaux C.

Relationship between weight status and anti-malarial drug efficacy and safety in children in Mali.

  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
February 18, 2019
2019 Feb. Malaria J.18(1):40.
By:
  • Djimde M
  • Samouda H
  • Jacobs J
  • Niangaly H
  • Tekete M
  • Sombie SB
  • Mgina EJ
  • Fofana B
  • Sagara I
  • Doumbo OK
  • Vaillant M
  • Djimde AA.

Effect of predicted low suspend pump treatment on improving glycaemic control and quality of sleep in children with type 1 diabetes and their caregivers: the QUEST randomized crossover study.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
December 04, 2018
2018 Dec. Trials.19(1):665.
By:
  • Schierloh U
  • Aguayo GA
  • Fichelle M
  • De Melo Dias C
  • Celebic A
  • Vaillant M
  • Barnard K
  • Cohen O
  • de Beaufort C.

The Luxembourg Parkinson's Study: A comprehensive approach for stratification and early diagnosis.

  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
  • Clinical and Epidemiological Investigation Center
October 29, 2018
2018 Oct. Front Aging Neurosci.10:326.
By:
  • Hipp G
  • Vaillant M
  • Diederich NJ
  • Roomp K
  • Satagopam VP
  • Banda P
  • Sandt E
  • Mommaerts K
  • Schmitz SK
  • Longhino L
  • Schweicher A
  • Hanff AM
  • Nicolai B
  • Kolber P
  • Reiter D
  • Pavelka L
  • Binck S
  • Pauly C
  • Geffers L
  • Betsou F
  • Gantenbein M
  • Klucken J
  • Gasser T
  • Hu MT
  • Balling R
  • Kruger R.

Single dose moxidectin versus ivermectin for Onchocerca volvulus infection in Ghana, Liberia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a randomised, controlled, double-blind phase 3 trial.

  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
October 06, 2018
2018 Oct. Lancet.392(10154):1207-1216. Epub 2018 Jan 18.
By:
  • Opoku NO
  • Bakajika DK
  • Kanza EM
  • Howard H
  • Mambandu GL
  • Nyathirombo A
  • Nigo MM
  • Kasonia K
  • Masembe SL
  • Mumbere M
  • Kataliko K
  • Larbelee JP
  • Kpawor M
  • Bolay KM
  • Bolay F
  • Asare S
  • Attah SK
  • Olipoh G
  • Vaillant M
  • Halleux CM
  • Kuesel AC
  • Sampson A.

Efficacy and safety of co-administered ivermectin plus albendazole for treating soil-transmitted helminths: A systematic review, meta-analysis and individual patient data analysis.

  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
April 27, 2018
2018 Apr. PLoS Negl Trop Dis.12(4):e0006458.
By:
  • Palmeirim MS
  • Hurlimann E
  • Knopp S
  • Speich B
  • Belizario V
  • Joseph SA
  • Vaillant M
  • Olliaro P
  • Keiser J.

Treatment of adult chronic indeterminate Chagas disease with benznidazole and three E1224 dosing regimens: a proof-of-concept, randomised, placebo-controlled trial.

  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
April 01, 2018
2018 Apr. Lancet Infect Dis.18(4):419-430. Epub 2018 Jan 16.
By:
  • Torrico F
  • Gascon J
  • Ortiz L
  • Alonso-Vega C
  • Pinazo M-J
  • Schijman A
  • Almeida IC
  • Alves F
  • Strub-Wourgaft N
  • Ribeiro I
  • Santina G
  • Blum B
  • Correia E
  • Garcia-Bournisen F
  • Vaillant M
  • Morales JR
  • Pinto Rocha JJ
  • Rojas Delgadillo G
  • Magne Anzoleaga HR
  • Mendoza N
  • Quechover RC
  • Caballero MYE
  • Lozano Beltran DF
  • Zalabar AM
  • Rojas Panozo L
  • Palacios Lopez A
  • Torrico Terceros D
  • Fernandez Galvez VA
  • Cardozo L
  • Cuellar G
  • Vasco Arenas RN
  • Gonzales I
  • Hoyos Delfin CF
  • Garcia L
  • Parrado R
  • de la Barra A
  • Montano N
  • Villarroel S
  • Duffy T
  • Bisio M
  • Ramirez JC
  • Duncanson F
  • Everson M
  • Daniels A
  • Asada M
  • Cox E
  • Wesche D
  • Diderichsen PM
  • Marques AF
  • Izquierdo L
  • Sender SS
  • Reverter JC
  • Morales M
  • Jimenez W.

Comparative analysis of the association between 35 frailty scores and cardiovascular events, cancer, and total mortality in an elderly general population in England: An observational study.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
  • Sports Medicine Research Laboratory
March 27, 2018
2018 Mar. PLoS Med.15(3):e1002543.
By:
  • Aguayo GA
  • Vaillant MT
  • Donneau AF
  • Schritz A
  • Stranges S
  • Malisoux L
  • Chioti A
  • Guillaume M
  • Muller M
  • Witte DR.

A multicentre, randomised, non-inferiority clinical trial comparing a nifurtimox-eflornithine combination to standard eflornithine monotherapy for late stage Trypanosoma brucei gambiense human African trypanosomiasis in Uganda.

  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
February 22, 2018
2018 Feb. Parasit Vectors.11(1):105.
By:
  • Kansiime F
  • Adibaku S
  • Wamboga C
  • Idi F
  • Kato CD
  • Yamuah L
  • Vaillant M
  • Kioy D
  • Olliaro P
  • Matovu E.

Agreement between 35 published frailty scores in the general population.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
  • Sports Medicine Research Laboratory
August 15, 2017
2017 Aug. Am J Epidemiol.186(4):420-434.
By:
  • Aguayo GA
  • Donneau AF
  • Vaillant MT
  • Schritz A
  • Franco OH
  • Stranges S
  • Malisoux L
  • Guillaume M
  • Witte DR.

Subtraction of subcutaneous fat to improve the prediction of visceral adiposity: exploring a new anthropometric track in overweight and obese youth.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
  • In vivo imaging facility
  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
August 01, 2017
2017 Aug. Pediatr Diabetes.18(5):399-404. Epub 2016 Jul 12.
By:
  • Samouda H
  • De Beaufort C
  • Stranges S
  • Van Nieuwenhuyse JP
  • Dooms G
  • Keunen O
  • Leite S
  • Vaillant M
  • Lair ML
  • Dadoun F.

Effect of promotional initiatives on visits to a dedicated website for physical activity and non-communicable disease in Luxembourg: an event study.

  • Sports Medicine Research Laboratory
  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
May 02, 2017
2017 May. Front Public Health.5:114.
By:
  • Lion A
  • Thornton JS
  • Vaillant M
  • Pertuy J
  • Besenius E
  • Hardy C
  • Delagardelle C
  • Seil R
  • Urhausen A
  • Theisen D.

Response to letter of the editor by Tomoyuki Kawada regarding the article "Contributory factors to caregiver burden in Parkinson disease" by Grun et al.

  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
November 01, 2016
2016 Nov. J Am Med Dir Assoc.17(11):1060-1061.
By:
  • Grun D
  • Vaillant M
  • Pieri V
  • Diederich NJ.

Contributory factors to caregiver burden in parkinson disease.

  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
July 01, 2016
2016 Jul. J Am Med Dir Assoc.17(7):626-32. Epub 2016 Apr 30.
By:
  • Grun D
  • Pieri V
  • Vaillant M
  • Diederich NJ.

The schistosomiasis clinical trials landscape: A systematic review of antischistosomal treatment efficacy studies and a case for sharing Individual Participant-level Data (IPD).

  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
June 27, 2016
2016 Jun. PLoS Negl Trop Dis.10(6):e0004784.
By:
  • Jule AM
  • Vaillant M
  • Lang TA
  • Guerin PJ
  • Olliaro PL.

Cardiometabolic risk: leg fat is protective during childhood.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
  • In vivo imaging facility
  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
June 01, 2016
2016 Jun. Pediatr Diabetes.17(4):300-8. Epub 2015 Jun 17.
By:
  • Samouda H
  • De Beaufort C
  • Stranges S
  • Hirsch M
  • Van Nieuwenhuyse JP
  • Dooms G
  • Gilson G
  • Keunen O
  • Leite S
  • Vaillant M
  • Lair ML
  • Dadoun F.

Adding anthropometric measures of regional adiposity to BMI improves prediction of cardiometabolic, inflammatory and adipokines profiles in youths: a cross-sectional study.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
October 24, 2015
2015 Oct. BMC Pediatr.15(1):168.
By:
  • Samouda H
  • de Beaufort C
  • Stranges S
  • Guinhouya BC
  • Gilson G
  • Hirsch M
  • Jacobs J
  • Leite S
  • Vaillant M
  • Dadoun F.

Prevalence of dementia and cognitive complaints in the context of high cognitive reserve: A population-based study.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
  • Epidemiology and Public Health Research Unit
  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
September 21, 2015
2015 Sep. PLoS One.10(9):e0138818.
By:
  • Perquin M
  • Diederich N
  • Pastore J
  • Lair ML
  • Stranges S
  • Vaillant M
  • MemoVie Group (Couffignal S as member).

Clinical determinants of early parasitological response to ACTs in African patients with uncomplicated falciparum malaria: a literature review and meta-analysis of individual patient data.

  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
September 07, 2015
2015 Sep. BMC Med.13(1):212.
By:
  • WWARN Artemisinin based Combination Therapy (ACT) Africa Baseline Study Group (Vaillant M. as author contributor).

Toward measuring schistosoma response to praziquantel treatment with appropriate descriptors of egg excretion.

  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
June 18, 2015
2015 Jun. PLoS Negl Trop Dis.9(6):e0003821.
By:
  • Olliaro PL
  • Vaillant M
  • Diawara A
  • Coulibaly JT
  • Garba A
  • Keiser J
  • King CH
  • Knopp S
  • Landoure A
  • N'Goran EK
  • Raso G
  • Scherrer AU
  • Sousa-Figueiredo JC
  • Stete K
  • Zhou XN
  • Utzinger J.