D Richard

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Brown fat biology and thermogenesis
    Denis Richard
    Quebec Heart And Lung Institute Research Center and Laval University Interdisciplinary Group In Obesity Research, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    Front Biosci (Landmark Ed) 16:1233-60. 2011
  2. pmc The laval questionnaire: a new instrument to measure quality of life in morbid obesity
    Fanny Therrien
    Centre de Recherche, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec affilié à l Université Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:66. 2011
  3. pmc The effects of acylation stimulating protein supplementation VS antibody neutralization on energy expenditure in wildtype mice
    Sabina Paglialunga
    Centre de Recherche de l Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, G1V 4G5, Canada
    BMC Physiol 10:4. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Determinants of brown adipocyte development and thermogenesis
    D Richard
    Centre de Recherche de l Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, et Groupe interdisciplinaire de Recherche sur l Obésité de l Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:S59-66. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Influence of topiramate in the regulation of energy balance
    D Richard
    Centre de Recherche de l Hôpital Laval et Centre de Recherche sur le Métabolisme Energétique de l Université Laval, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Nutrition 16:961-6. 2000
  6. doi request reprint Palatable high-energy diet decreases the expression of cannabinoid type 1 receptor messenger RNA in specific brain regions in the rat
    E Timofeeva
    Centre de Recherche de l Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, l Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Neuroendocrinol 21:982-92. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of the biliopancreatic diversion on energy balance in the rat
    E Nadreau
    Laval Hospital Research Center, 2725, Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:419-29. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Distribution of the uncoupling protein 2 mRNA in the mouse brain
    D Richard
    Departement de Physiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Comp Neurol 397:549-60. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Energy expenditure: a critical determinant of energy balance with key hypothalamic controls
    D Richard
    Laval Hospital Research Center and Merck Frosst CIHR Research Chair in Obesity Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Minerva Endocrinol 32:173-83. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Brain distribution of UCP2 mRNA: in situ hybridization histochemistry studies
    D Richard
    Centre de Recherche sur le Métabolisme Energétique et Département de Physiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:S53-5. 1999

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Publications50

  1. ncbi request reprint Brown fat biology and thermogenesis
    Denis Richard
    Quebec Heart And Lung Institute Research Center and Laval University Interdisciplinary Group In Obesity Research, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    Front Biosci (Landmark Ed) 16:1233-60. 2011
    ..This review aims at the unique biology of BAT with the emphasis put on the recent discoveries regarding the brown adipocyte development and function...
  2. pmc The laval questionnaire: a new instrument to measure quality of life in morbid obesity
    Fanny Therrien
    Centre de Recherche, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec affilié à l Université Laval, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, Quebec G1V 4G5, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:66. 2011
    ..Our objective was to validate a new self-administered questionnaire specific to morbid obesity to be used in clinical trials. The study was carried out at the bariatric surgery clinic of Laval Hospital, Quebec City, Canada...
  3. pmc The effects of acylation stimulating protein supplementation VS antibody neutralization on energy expenditure in wildtype mice
    Sabina Paglialunga
    Centre de Recherche de l Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, G1V 4G5, Canada
    BMC Physiol 10:4. 2010
    ..Continuous administration for 4 weeks via osmotic mini-pump of Anti-ASP or rASP was evaluated in wildtype mice on a high-fat diet (HFD) to examine their effects on body weight, food intake and energy expenditure...
  4. doi request reprint Determinants of brown adipocyte development and thermogenesis
    D Richard
    Centre de Recherche de l Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, et Groupe interdisciplinaire de Recherche sur l Obésité de l Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:S59-66. 2010
    ..This short review summarizes recent progress made in the biology of the brown fat cell and focuses on the determinants of the brown adipocyte development and activity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Influence of topiramate in the regulation of energy balance
    D Richard
    Centre de Recherche de l Hôpital Laval et Centre de Recherche sur le Métabolisme Energétique de l Université Laval, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Nutrition 16:961-6. 2000
    ..The mechanisms whereby an AED such as TPM controls food intake and energy expenditure remains to be delineated. Copyright1999 ASCRS and ESCRS..
  6. doi request reprint Palatable high-energy diet decreases the expression of cannabinoid type 1 receptor messenger RNA in specific brain regions in the rat
    E Timofeeva
    Centre de Recherche de l Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, l Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Neuroendocrinol 21:982-92. 2009
    ..Altogether, the present results demonstrate that long-term PHED leads to an increase in the hypothalamic expression of SOCS-3 mRNA and a decrease in expression of CB1R mRNA in the Cg cortex and specific hypothalamic regions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of the biliopancreatic diversion on energy balance in the rat
    E Nadreau
    Laval Hospital Research Center, 2725, Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:419-29. 2006
    ..This study was carried out to determine the effects of the biliopancreatic diversion (BPD), a bariatric surgery applied to the treatment of morbidly obese humans, on energy balance in rats...
  8. ncbi request reprint Distribution of the uncoupling protein 2 mRNA in the mouse brain
    D Richard
    Departement de Physiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Comp Neurol 397:549-60. 1998
    ..In addition, by promoting oxygen consumption in the brain, UCP2 could control the production of reactive oxygen species and thereby influence the process of neural degeneration...
  9. ncbi request reprint Energy expenditure: a critical determinant of energy balance with key hypothalamic controls
    D Richard
    Laval Hospital Research Center and Merck Frosst CIHR Research Chair in Obesity Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Minerva Endocrinol 32:173-83. 2007
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  10. ncbi request reprint Brain distribution of UCP2 mRNA: in situ hybridization histochemistry studies
    D Richard
    Centre de Recherche sur le Métabolisme Energétique et Département de Physiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:S53-5. 1999
    ..In addition, by elevating oxygen consumption in the brain, UCP2 could in specific regions control the production of reactive oxygen species and thereby influence the process of neural degeneration...
  11. ncbi request reprint Expression of corticotropin-releasing factor and its receptors in the brain of lean and obese Zucker rats
    D Richard
    Departement de Physiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Endocrinology 137:4786-95. 1996
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  12. ncbi request reprint The effects of topiramate and sex hormones on energy balance of male and female rats
    D Richard
    Centre de Recherche de l Hôpital Laval et Centre de Recherche sur le Métabolisme Energétique de l Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:344-53. 2002
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  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of leptin and corticosterone on the expression of corticotropin-releasing hormone, agouti-related protein, and proopiomelanocortin in the brain of ob/ob mouse
    K Arvaniti
    Centre de Recherche de l Hôpital Laval et Centre de Recherche sur le Métabolisme Energétique, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Neuroendocrinology 73:227-36. 2001
    ..Finally, the present results suggest that the effects of leptin on the expression of CRH, POMC and AGRP are not curbed by glucocorticoids...
  14. ncbi request reprint Regulation of corticotropin-releasing factor and its types 1 and 2 receptors by leptin in rats subjected to treadmill running-induced stress
    Qingling Huang
    Laval Hospital Research Center and Merck Frosst IRSC Obesity Research Chair, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    J Endocrinol 191:179-88. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of the CRF1 receptor antagonist SSR125543 on energy balance and food deprivation-induced neuronal activation in obese Zucker rats
    Christian Doyon
    Chaire de recherche Merck Frosst IRSC sur l obésité and Centre de recherche de l Hôpital Laval, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    J Endocrinol 193:11-9. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint The corticotropin-releasing hormone system in the regulation of energy balance in obesity
    D Richard
    Centre de recherche sur le métabolisme énergétique, and Départment d anatomie et de physiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:S36-9. 2000
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  17. ncbi request reprint Estrogen receptor alpha-mediated adiposity-lowering and hypocholesterolemic actions of the selective estrogen receptor modulator acolbifene
    C Lemieux
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Laval Hospital Research Center, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1236-44. 2005
    ..ACOL binds ERs alpha and beta, both of which have been involved in the metabolic actions of estrogen. This study aimed at determining the identity of the ER involved in the beneficial metabolic actions of ACOL...
  18. doi request reprint Additive effects of olanzapine and melanin-concentrating hormone agonism on energy balance
    Benjamin Guesdon
    Centre de recherche de l Institut de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec Hôpital Laval et Centre de recherche sur le métabolisme énergétique de l Université Laval, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Behav Brain Res 207:14-20. 2010
    ..AAPDs and MCH agonism exert additive effects on energy balance and selective effects on the brain expression of energy balance-related genes...
  19. doi request reprint Effects of intracerebroventricular and intra-accumbens melanin-concentrating hormone agonism on food intake and energy expenditure
    Benjamin Guesdon
    Centre de Recherche de l Hôpital Laval et Centre de Recherche sur le Métabolisme Energétique de l Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 296:R469-75. 2009
    ..The present results further delineate the influence of MCH on energy expenditure and substrate oxidation while confirming the key role of the NAcSH in the effects of the MCH system on food intake...
  20. ncbi request reprint PPAR-gamma activation mediates adipose depot-specific effects on gene expression and lipoprotein lipase activity: mechanisms for modulation of postprandial lipemia and differential adipose accretion
    Mathieu Laplante
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology, Laval Hospital Research Center, School of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Diabetes 52:291-9. 2003
    ..These depot-specific effects may be mediated by differential regulation of key metabolic genes, including LPL, 11beta-HSD-1, and UCP-1...
  21. ncbi request reprint Metabolic fitness in active reduced-obese individuals
    A Tremblay
    Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Obes Res 7:556-63. 1999
    ..To verify whether a physical activity-low-fat diet follow-up could normalize the metabolic risk profile of reduced-obese men and women having undergone considerable weight loss through energy restriction and drug therapy...
  22. doi request reprint Effects of ramipril and rosiglitazone on cardiovascular and renal outcomes in people with impaired glucose tolerance or impaired fasting glucose: results of the Diabetes REduction Assessment with ramipril and rosiglitazone Medication (DREAM) trial
    G R Dagenais
    Laval University Heart and Lung Institute, 2725 Chemin Ste Foy, Quebec, Quebec City, Canada
    Diabetes Care 31:1007-14. 2008
    ..We determined the effects of ramipril and rosiglitazone on combined and individual CVD and renal outcomes in people with IGT and/or IFG in the Diabetes REduction Assessment With ramipril and rosiglitazone Medication (DREAM) trial...
  23. ncbi request reprint Uncoupling protein 2 in the brain: distribution and function
    D Richard
    Centre de Recherche de l Hôpital Laval et Centre de Recherche sur le Métabolisme Energétique de l Université Laval, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada G1K 7P4
    Biochem Soc Trans 29:812-7. 2001
    ..The role of UCP2 in neuroprotection warrants further investigation...
  24. doi request reprint Peanut protein reduces body protein mass and alters skeletal muscle contractile properties and lipid metabolism in rats
    Helene Jacques
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Institute of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, Laval University, Quebec, Canada G1V 0A6
    Br J Nutr 103:1331-9. 2010
    ..Adding a complete protein such as C might partially counteract these adverse effects...
  25. doi request reprint The brain endocannabinoid system in the regulation of energy balance
    Denis Richard
    Laval Hospital Research Center, Quebec, Canada, G1V 4G5
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 23:17-32. 2009
    ..This article aims at reviewing the potential mechanisms whereby the brain endocannabinoid system influences the regulation energy balance...
  26. ncbi request reprint The corticotropin-releasing factor family of peptides and CRF receptors: their roles in the regulation of energy balance
    Denis Richard
    D B Brown Chair on Obesity Research and Laval Hospital Research Center, Laval University, Quebec Qué, Canada G1K 7P4
    Eur J Pharmacol 440:189-97. 2002
    ..Although there are still important unresolved issues in the field of CRF research, the progress made recently warrants investigations aimed at evaluating the CRF system as a potential target for anti-obesity drugs...
  27. ncbi request reprint Circuitries involved in the control of energy homeostasis and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity
    Denis Richard
    D B Brown Obesity Research Chair, Centre de Recherche, l Hôpital Laval, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie Québec, Quebec, Canada
    Treat Endocrinol 3:269-77. 2004
    ..A link is made between the pathways regulating energy balance and those modulating the activity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of treadmill running on brain activation and the corticotropin-releasing hormone system
    Elena Timofeeva
    Centre de recherche de l Hôpital Laval et Centre de recherche sur le métabolisme énergétique de l Université, Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Neuroendocrinology 77:388-405. 2003
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  29. ncbi request reprint A survey of genes differentially expressed in subcutaneous and visceral adipose tissue in men
    Marie Claude Vohl
    Lipid Research Center, 2705 Laurier Blvd TR 93, Quebec City, PQ, Canada G1V 4G2
    Obes Res 12:1217-22. 2004
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  30. doi request reprint Effect of secretin on preadipocyte, differentiating and mature adipocyte functions
    P Miegueu
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:366-74. 2013
    ..Several gastrointestinal peptides are now recognized to have target functions beyond the intestinal wall, including effects on adipocytes. Secretin (SEC), one of the first identified, has not been evaluated in this context...
  31. ncbi request reprint The food-hoarding threshold is not raised by acute intraventricular NPY in male rats
    M Cabanac
    Departement de Physiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Physiol Behav 61:131-5. 1997
    ..Mean food intake during the hoarding sessions was also unchanged. These results suggest that intracerebral NPY at 4 micrograms did not acutely alter the set-point for body weight regulation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of leptin on melanin-concentrating hormone expression in the brain of lean and obese Lep(ob)/Lep(ob) mice
    Q Huang
    Centre de recherche sur le métabolisme énergétique CREME et Département d anatomie et de physiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Neuroendocrinology 69:145-53. 1999
    ..It may also indicate that MCH mediates the metabolic actions of leptin indirectly or else that leptin influences actions of MCH other than those related to the regulation of energy balance...
  33. ncbi request reprint Gene expression variability in subcutaneous and omental adipose tissue of obese men
    Yonghua Zhang
    Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology Research Center, Laval University Medical Research Center, Quebec, Canada
    Gene Expr 14:35-46. 2007
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  34. pmc Elevated sensitivity to diet-induced obesity and insulin resistance in mice lacking 4E-BP1 and 4E-BP2
    Olivier Le Bacquer
    Department of Biochemistry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Invest 117:387-96. 2007
    ..These data clearly demonstrate the role of 4E-BPs as a metabolic brake in the development of obesity and reinforce the idea that deregulated mTOR signaling is associated with the development of the metabolic syndrome...
  35. ncbi request reprint The role of gene regulation in obesity and its complications: introduction
    D Richard
    DB Brown Research Chair on Obesity, Laval Hospital Research Center, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:S1-2. 2005
  36. ncbi request reprint Disruption of the uncoupling protein-2 gene in mice reveals a role in immunity and reactive oxygen species production
    D Arsenijevic
    Centre de Recherche de Hôpital Laval et Centre de Recherche sur le Métabolisme Energétique, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Nat Genet 26:435-9. 2000
    ..001 ), which was absent in the presence of a quencher of reactive oxygen species (ROS). Our results indicate a role for Ucp2 in the limitation of ROS and macrophage-mediated immunity...
  37. ncbi request reprint The corticotropin-releasing factor system as a potential target for antiobesity drugs
    Christian Doyon
    Département d anatomie et de physiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Drug News Perspect 17:505-17. 2004
    ..Based on recent progress, we conclude that the CRF(2) receptor could be a potential target for the development of an antiobesity drug...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of rimonabant (SR141716) on fasting-induced hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and neuronal activation in lean and obese Zucker rats
    Christian Doyon
    Direction de la recherche, Hopital Laval, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec, Quebec, Canada, G1V 4G5
    Diabetes 55:3403-10. 2006
    ..This, however, does not prevent CB(1) antagonism from exerting beneficial effects on energy and glucose metabolism...
  39. doi request reprint Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma-mediated positive energy balance in the rat is associated with reduced sympathetic drive to adipose tissues and thyroid status
    William T Festuccia
    Laval Hospital Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Laval Hospital d Youville Y3110, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    Endocrinology 149:2121-30. 2008
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  40. ncbi request reprint Complications of obesity: the inflammatory link. Introduction
    D Richard
    DB Brown Research Chair on Obesity, Research Center of Laval Hospital and Center for Research on Energy Metabolism, Department of Anatomy and Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:S2-3. 2003
  41. ncbi request reprint Is visceral obesity a physiological adaptation to stress?
    V Drapeau
    Division of Kinesiology, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Panminerva Med 45:189-95. 2003
    ..In this context, visceral obesity treatment should focus on stress management and weight loss strategies in order to stop this vicious circle...
  42. ncbi request reprint Fenfluramine-induced activation of the immediate-early gene c-fos in the striatum: possible interaction between serotonin and dopamine
    C Rouillard
    Department of Pharmacology, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Brain Res Mol Brain Res 37:105-15. 1996
    ..Moreover, the mechanism by which fenfluramine induces c-fos expression in the striatum differs from other brain regions...
  43. ncbi request reprint Interaction of CRH and energy balance in the modulation of brain stimulation reward
    Stephanie Fulton
    Center for Studies in Behavioural Neurobiology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Behav Neurosci 116:651-9. 2002
    ..These findings provide further evidence that sensitivity to food restriction is an important factor in determining the influence of hormones and neuropeptides on brain reward circuitry...
  44. ncbi request reprint Neuronal activation and corticotropin-releasing hormone expression in the brain of obese (fa/fa) and lean (fa/?) Zucker rats in response to refeeding
    Elena Timofeeva
    Centre de Recherche de l Hôpital Laval et Centre de Recherche sur le Métabolisme Energétique de l Université Laval, Quebec, Canada, G1K 7P4
    Eur J Neurosci 15:1013-29. 2002
    ..The most apparent of these differences was seen in the lateral hypothalamus in which refeeding failed to up-regulate CRH expression in obese rats...
  45. ncbi request reprint Contribution of the vagus nerve and lamina terminalis to brain activation induced by refeeding
    Elena Timofeeva
    Centre de Recherche de l Hôpital Laval et Centre de Recherche sur le Métabolisme Energétique de l Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Neurosci 22:1489-501. 2005
    ..The results of the present study suggest that the postprandial activation of the brain requires the integrity of both the vagal- and lamina terminalis-associated pathways...
  46. pmc Responses of adipose and muscle lipoprotein lipase to chronic infection and subsequent acute lipopolysaccharide challenge
    Frederic Picard
    Centre de recherche de l Hôpital Laval and Centre de recherche sur le métabolisme énergétique, Département d anatomie et physiologie, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada G1K 7P4
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 9:771-6. 2002
    ..gondii infection favors TG partitioning towards adipose tissue; and (iii) skeletal muscle LPL is a key determinant of the acute response of triglyceridemia to LPS...
  47. doi request reprint Outdoor temperature, age, sex, body mass index, and diabetic status determine the prevalence, mass, and glucose-uptake activity of 18F-FDG-detected BAT in humans
    Veronique Ouellet
    Centre de Recherche de l Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:192-9. 2011
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  48. doi request reprint Brain activation following peripheral administration of the GLP-1 receptor agonist exendin-4
    Elena Dana Baraboi
    Merck Frosst Canadian Institutes of Health Research Chair in Obesity and Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 301:R1011-24. 2011
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  49. doi request reprint Involvement of the opioid system in the orexigenic and hedonic effects of melanin-concentrating hormone
    Carlos Andres Lopez
    Centre de Recherche de l Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 301:R1105-11. 2011
    ..Overall, the present study provides evidence to link the MCH and opioid systems in the food intake behavior...
  50. doi request reprint Cortisol response to the Trier Social Stress Test in obese and reduced obese individuals
    Fanny Therrien
    Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Biol Psychol 84:325-9. 2010
    ..These finding suggest that weight status in men influences cortisol reactivity to a psychological stress and the different responses seen among genders could be linked to the different fat distributions that characterize men and women...