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FRENCH MEETING – LE RÉSEAU CMDO AU 88E CONGRÈS DE L’ACFAS (COLLOQUE 108) – SANTÉ CARDIOMÉTABOLIQUE : MODIFICATIONS STRUCTURELLES ET FONCTIONNELLES DU MYOCARDE

December 20th, 2019

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The CMDO Network will have its Conference at the 88th ACFAS Congress (Colloquium 108) on May 4 in Sherbrooke. Title of conference: Cardiometabolic health: Structural and functional changes in the myocardium Our speakers: Professor Stéphane Hatem, cardiologist and director of the Institute of cardiometabolism and nutrition in France. Professor Hatem is interested in heart rhythm […]

THE DANISH DIABETES ACADEMY WINTER SCHOOL: OUR EXPERIENCE

November 20th, 2019

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This past November 2019, we represented Canada as one of 50 postdoctoral trainees at the Danish Diabetes Academy (DDA) Winter School held in Malaga, Spain. Scientific lectures covered topics such as organ axes and crosstalk, adipose biology, exercise and diabetes, and sex dimensions in research while other aspects of the program included presentations on career […]

MAY FARAJ: WOMAN OF SCIENCE AND HEART (May Faraj, UdeM and IRCM)

November 11th, 2019

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The clinical and basic research of May Faraj explores novel mechanisms leading to the development of cardiometabolic diseases in humans, such as type 2 diabetes and atherosclerosis. In particular, her team examines the role of atherogenic lipoproteins, chronic inflammation and dysfunctional white adipose tissue in this process. Moreover, their clinical trials examine the role of […]

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The Research Network on cardiometabolic health, diabetes and obesity aims to develop research excellence in these areas, to transmit knowledge and to develop the knowledge to promote the quality of life of Quebecers and Quebecers.