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Research platform on obesity, metabolism and diabetes – PROMD, IRCM (Human)

Name of entity

Research platform on obesity, metabolism and diabetes

Entity type

Platform: Physical Activity / Anthropometry / Intervention

Keywords

Diabetes, cystic fibrosis, artificial pancreas, exercise, body composition, nutrition.

Area of expertise

The research platform on obesity, metabolism and diabetes (PROMD) participates in the pursuit of knowledge in the fields of obesity and diabetes. This platform offers state-of-the-art technologies and professional resources to facilitate researchers’ projects. PROMD hopes to maximize its installations by offering its expertise and technological equipment to various academic and corporate groups (food and pharmaceutical industry, high-level athletes, etc.).

Services offered

  • Body composition
  • Cardiorespiratory fitness test
  • Anthropometric measurements
  • Physical activity monitoring
  • Continuous glucose readings
  • Blood samples
  • Hormonal and inflammation dosages
  • Indirect calorimetry
  • Complex physiological tests (euglycemic-hyperinsulinemic clamp, hyperglycemic clamp, etc.)
  • Mass spectrometry (doubly labeled water)

Directeur

Rémi Rabasa-Lhoret, MD, PhD
promd@ircm.qc.ca
514-987-5666
https://www.ircm.qc.ca/LARECHERCHE/axes/Maladies/metabolique/Pages/promd.aspx?PFLG=1033&lan=1033

Address

Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal
110 ouest, Av. des Pins,
Montréal, Québec
H2W 1R7