Professors of the Department of pharmacology-physiology

Martin Audet

Adjunct professor

Department of pharmacology-physiology

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Research interests
Structural Pharmacology of The GPCRs.
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Florian Bentzinger

Assistant professor

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Niche regulation of muscle stem cells in health an disease.
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Guylain Boulay

Full professor

Head of the graduate programs in pharmacology.
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Activation mechanism of the capacitive non-capacitive calcium input.
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Ahmed Chraïbi

Associate professor

Head of the graduate programs in physiology.
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Molecular mechanisms of regulation of epithelial sodium channel sensitive to amiloride (ENaC)..
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Jean-Bernard Denault

Full professor

Head of the bachelor of pharmacology program
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Mechanisms of activation, regulation and activity of caspases.
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Pédro D'Orléans-Juste

Full professor

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Mechanisms of control of the release of endothelial factors.
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Robert Dumaine

Full professor

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Research interestsCardiac electrophysiology. Molecular biology of sodium channels.
Study of electrophysiological characteristics and adrenergic modulation of heritable mutations of ion channels involved in cardiac diseases such as long QT syndrome, Short QT and the Brugada.
Expression and distribution of ion channel genes sodium and potassium (KCNQI, KCNEI) in the ventricles of the heart, the atria and the conduction pathways, and their potential contribution to arrhythmias.
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Emanuel Escher

Adjunct professor

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Molecular and cardiovascular pharmacology, peptide chemistry, biosensors, isolation, analysis and signaling proteins structure.
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Alain Frigon

Associate professor

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Neurophysiology of the spinal cord: control of gait and posture.
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Louis Gendron

Full professor

Head of the department
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Roles, regulation and action mecanisms of the delta opioid receptor in pain control.
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Fernand Jr. Gobeil

Full professor

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Molecular pharmacology, development and therapeutic applications of kinins.
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Rona Graham

Associate professor

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Role of caspases in neurodegenerative deseases.
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Michel Grandbois

Full professor

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Atomic force microscopy to study the properties of collagen-based tissue.
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Denis Gris 

Associate professor

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Role of neuroinflammation in the progression of neurodegenerative diseases.
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Klaus Klarskov

Associate professor

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Post-transient protein changes in oxidative stress.
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Christine Lavoie

Full professor

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Study of the functional interactions between processes signaling and intracellular trafficking.
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Richard Leduc

Full professor

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Serine proteases and their roles in influenza, arthritis and hemochromatosis.
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Éric Marsault

Full professor

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Validation of the therapeutic potential of new biological targets using synthetic molecules.
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Dimitri Ryczko

Assistant professor

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Role of brainstem and spinal cells in motor control.
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Philippe Sarret

Full professor

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Involvement of G protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) in pain.
Study of analgesic effects of GPCRs neurotensin, chemokines and apelin in pre-clinical models of pain (arthritis, cancer, neuropathy).
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Karine Tremblay 

Assistant professor

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Pharmacogenetics as a model for community-based translational research.
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