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The mission of our laboratory is to understand the pathogenesis of beta-cell failure in type 2 diabetes through complementary approaches from whole animal physiology to cell and molecular biology.

We also thrive to offer an outstanding training environment for students and post-doc.

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Latest news from Poitout Lab

December 2016 -- As part of Diabetes Awareness Month, view Dr. Vincent Poitout's interview on LCN.

October 2016 -- Dr. Poitout's laboratory is looking for a graduate student (MSc or PhD). For more information please read the description.

October 2016 -- Valérie Bergeron article " The P21-activated kinase PAK4 is implicated in fatty-acid potentiation of insulin secretion downstream of free fatty acid receptor 1" is [Epub ahead of print] in Islets, 2016, DOI: 10.1080/19382014.2016.1243191. View abstract in PubMed.

October 2016 -- View Dr. Vincent Poitout and Kevin Vivot talk about RGS16 as a novel regulator of beta cell function in Molecular Metabolism.

September 2016 -- Congratulations to Kevin Vivot who participated in the Montreal Marathon with a time of 3:14. He finished 140th of 4545 participants.

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