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JACQUES GENEST


Professor Department of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine

Contact information:

Telephone: (514) 934-1934, ext. 34642
e-mail address: jacques.genest@muhc.mcgill.ca
website:

 

Projects for Thesis Supervision:

1. Genetics of high density lipoproteins.

2. Biogenesis of high density lipoproteins.
 

Recent Publications:

The HOPE-2 Investigators, Lonn E, Yusuif S, Arnold JMO, Sheridan P, McQueen MJ, Pogue J, Probstfield J, Fodor G, Held C, Micks M, Genest J Jr.
Homocysteine lowering with folic acid and B vitamins in vascular disease: The Heart Outcomes Prevention Evaluation (HOPE-2) Trial.  New Engl J Med.  March 2006.

Dastani Z, Dangoisse C, Boucher B, DesBiens K, Dufour R, Hegele R, Pajukanta P, Engert J, Krimbou L, Genest J, Marcil M.
A novel mutation of apolipoprotein Al (APO AlE136X) causes a low HDL-C in French Canadians. Atheroscler. 185: 127-136, 2006.

Krimbou L, Hassan HH, Blain S, Rashid S, Denis M, Marcil M, Genest J.
Biogenesis and speciation of nascent apo!l-containing particles in various cell lines. J Lipid Res. 46: 1668-1677, 2005.