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 Funding
Jan. 2018

Jan. 2019

Awarded

Role: Collaborator

Elucidation of the functional role of APJ/KOR heterodimers in the modulation of pain

Pilot Study Project Grant

Funded by: Sherbrooke Neuroscience Centre

$ 12,500 (CA$) / 1 year

Apr. 2017

Apr. 2020

Awarded

Role: Collaborator

NTS1 modulation by allosteric lipopeptides

Team Research Grant

Funded by: Fond de Recherche du Québec - Nature et Technologie

$ 162,000 (CA$) / 3 years

Jan. 2016

Jan. 2017

Completed

Role: Collaborator

Understanding the NTS1 receptor signaling with new lipopeptide allosteric modulators

Pilot Study Project Grant

Funded by: Sherbrooke Neuroscience Centre

$ 7,500 (CA$) / 1 year