Latest news from Poitout Lab
August 2016 -- Kevin Vivot article " The regulator of G-protein signaling RGS16 promotes insulin secretion and β-cell proliferation in rodent and human islets" is in press in Molecular Metabolism, 2016, doi: 10.1016/j.molmet.2016.08.010. View abstract.
August 2016 -- Laetitia Koppe article " Urea impairs β cell glycolysis and insulin secretion in chronic kidney disease" is [Epub ahead of print] in J Clin Invest, 2016, pii: 86181. doi: 10.1172/JCI86181. View abstract in PubMed.
April 2016 -- On Sunday April 24th, the Poitout lab members took part in the 2016 Banque Scotia Charity Challenge to raise funds for the research done at the CRCHUM. Congratulations to all participants!
March 2016 -- Julien Ghislain and Ghislaine Fontés article " Dual-Reporter β-Cell-Specific Male Transgenic Rats for the Analysis of β-Cell Functional Mass and Enrichment by Flow Cytometry" is published in Endocrinology, 2016, 157(3): 1299-306. View abstract in PubMed.
February 2016 -- Congratulations to Hasna Maachi for her prize of the best poster at the 10th Annual MDRC Retreat in Montréal, Qc.
February 2016 -- Congratulations to Dr. Kevin Vivot for his prize of the Elite poster at the 2016 SQLNM, CMDO, COLosSUS annual Congress, in Magog, Qc.
February 2016 -- Stéphanie Auguste's article " Central agonism of GPR120 acutely inhibits food intake and food reward and chronically suppresses anxiety-like behaviour in mice" is published in International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology [epub ahead of print]. View abstract in PubMed.
September 2015 -- Dr. Vincent Poitout was appointed Director of Research at the Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) and Scientific Director of the CHUM Research Center (CRCHUM) . View the article on the CRCHUM Web site.
September 2015 -- Dr. Ghislaine Fontés's article " The ΔF508 Mutation in the Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator is Associated with Progressive Insulin Resistance and Decreased Functional Beta-Cell Mass in Mice" is published in Diabetes [epub ahead of print]. View abstract in PubMed.