Current research projects

  • Deciphering the NTS1 Receptor signaling pathways leading to analgesia, hypothermia and hypotensive effects

  • Structure-activity relationships of new Apelin-13 analogs: influence of unnatural amino acids on binding and signaling

  • Design, synthesis, and characterization of novel NTS1 ligands

  • Design and characterization of new BRET-based biosensors

Research grants/funding

  • Québec Nature and Technology Research Fund: Team Research Project Grant ($162,000, for 3 years) – Awarded 2017 – Ongoing

  • Sherbrooke Neurosciences Centre: Pilot Study grant ($7,500, for 1 year) – Awarded 2016 – Completed