Lavoie, Julie L.

PhD, M. Sc., B. Sc.

Principal scientist

CHUM Research Centre

Research theme

Headmistress and professor
Department of Kinesiology, Université de Montréal

514 890-8000, ext. 23612

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Renin-angiotensin system, pre-eclampsia, hypertension, obesity, transgenic animals, rodent surgery, telemetry, molecular biology, exercise, physical training.

Research interests

Studies on preeclampsia, a disease which induces hypertension and proteinuria during pregnancy; the effect of exercise training on this pathology in mouse models. We will also evaluate the role of the renin-angiotensin system in the effects of preeclampsia and exercise training on pregnancy.

Obesity-related hypertension: the impact of the local renin-angiotensin system (RAS) in adipose tissue.  Determination of the role of the renin receptor in obesity and its associated complications such as type 2 diabetes.


Publications indexed on PubMed