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June 2nd, 2022
Congratulations Olivier for being awarded BOTH a Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) Master’s Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and a Master's Training Award from the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé (FRQS)! Off to an amazing start!
April 29, 2022
Congrats Olivier for being awarded an Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and offered a scholarship from Diabète Québec!
March 25, 2022
Congrats Nader for winning the Université Laval’s final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition! Nader is now heading to the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS) Eastern Canada and the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools (NAGS) finals.
February 11, 2022
We would like to thank the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for funding our Project Grant!
January 5, 2022
We are pleased to welcome Èlia Navarro Masip from the Nutrigenomics group of the Universitat Rovira I Virgili for a 6-month internship. A special thank to the Sentinel North Internship Scholarship Program for International Students for supporting Èlia!
We would also like to welcome Olivier back for another internship!
December 1st, 2021
Congrats Moein and Olivier for your scholarships from the Fonds d'enseignement et de recherche!
November 30, 2021
First collaborative grant for the Michael and Caron labs! Thanks to the Fonds d'enseignement et de recherche for the support!
November 29, 2021
Congratulations Nader, Moein and Charles for your presentation awards!!
November 29, 2021
Today was the Research Day of the Faculty of Pharmacy. Congratulations to Sarra for a terrific oral presentation and to Nader, Anisia, Bernie, Axelle, Moein, Charles and Laura for wonderful poster presentations!
October 21, 2021
Dr. Caron was presenting today at the McMaster Centre for Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes Research. Thanks Drs. Steinberg and Morrison for the invitation!
October 18, 2021
Happy to welcome Olivier Lavoie for an internship in our lab. Olivier is currently doing his BSc in Biomedical Sciences.
October 14&15, 2021
Excellent oral presentations from Anisia and Laura (supervisor: Dr. Laplante), and poster presentations from Nader and Axelle (supervisor: Dr. Michael) at the IUCPQ Research Days!
June 12, 2021
We just published a review in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism where we discuss evidence and thoughts on obesity as a disorder of neurotransmission.
August 30, 2021
Congrats Sarra for your Citizens of the World Excellence scholarship!
August 30, 2021
Our lab welcomes two new MSc students and 1 PhD student! Bernie Efole is back to make her internship project move to another level and Sarra Béji will be working on the IBNEC project in co-direction with Dr. Andréanne Michaud. Moein Minbashi will be supervised by Dr. Natalie Michael and Dr. Caron (co-supervisor).
June 10, 2021
Happy to have participated to the CMDO Webinar Series "100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin - a journey from 1921 to today!". Thanks to the host, Dr. André Marette, co-speakers Drs. Mathieu Laplante, Mathieu Ferron and Fernando Anhe and all attendees for an amazing discussion on insulin, a hormone with multiple tissue targets!
May 24, 2021
We are pleased to welcome Laurianne Caron to the lab! Laurianne is currently doing her BSc in Biomedical Sciences.
May 3, 2021
We are so happy to welcome Axelle Khouma to the lab! Axelle obtained her MSc in Neurosciences from the Université de Lyon (France). She will be supervised by Dr. Natalie Michael and Dr. Caron (co-supervisor).
We are also excited to welcome back Alexandra Dubé for her final internship in the Biomedical Sciences program!
April 29, 2021
Anisia was representing the Faculty of Pharmacy at the final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT). Congrats for the great presentation!
March 3, 2021
Thanks to the Montreal Diabetes Research Center and Diabète Québec for supporting a Pilote Grant aimed at developing a new model to study neurometabolism!
March 2, 2021
Dr. Caron shared the (virtual) stage with Dr. Lori Zelster to discuss The Chilling Side of Hunger at the Gastronauts seminar. Gastronauts is a focused group of researchers passionate about gut-brain matters. Learn more about this fantastic group created by Dr. Diego Bohórquez.
March 1, 2021
We are very proud to announce that our grant was ranked 1st by the Research Network on cardiometabolic health, diabetes and obesity (CMDO)! Thanks for the support!
January 28, 2021
We are excited to announce that Dr. Caron and Dr. Andréanne Michaud will co-lead a project funded by Sentinel North! The IBNEC (Interactions Between Nordic Environment and Chronobiotics) project aimed at defining how the Nordic environment impacts on neurometabolic and cardiometabolic health. It involves 19 researchers from 5 countries.
January 11, 2021
We are pleased to welcome Bernie for an internship in our lab. Bernie is currently doing her BSc in Medical Biology (UQTR).
We are also pleased to welcome Kelly back for her final internship in the Biomedical Sciences program!
December 16, 2020
Dr. Caron is awarded the Canada Research Chair in NeuroMetabolic Pharmacology. Congratulations to the 12 other recipients from Université Laval!
December 2, 2020
Dr. Caron is giving a Keynote lecture for the inaugural New Frontiers in Basic Science symposium of the Endocrine Society. Please join us to discuss new developments in technology and endocrine research!
November 30, 2020
Anisia receives the 1st prize for her abstract at the Journée de la Recherche de la Faculté de Pharmacie! Congrats Anisia!
October 15, 2020
Dr. Caron is giving a seminar at the Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases Research Division of the IRCM. Thanks Dr. Mathieu Ferron for the invitation!
September 1, 2020
We are pleased to welcome Alexandra Dubé for an internship in our lab. Alexandra is currently doing her BSc in Biomedical Sciences.
August 30, 2020
Congrats Anisia for your MITACS-UL Research Training Grant (Fonds d'enseignement et de recherche)! Off to an amazing start!
August 30, 2020
We are pleased to welcome Anisia Silva and Nader Srour to the lab! We will make sure they receive a good training with us while completing their PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Nader will be co-supervised by Dr. Natalie Michael, a terrific electrophysiologist.
August 30, 2020
We hope you will all enjoy our new website! Stay tuned for the Lab News section as this is where we will keep you informed of our latest accomplishments!