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Selected publications:

Lamantia V, Sniderman A, Faraj M. Nutritional management of hyperapoB. Accepted May 2016 Nutrition Research Reviews

Cyr Y, Wassef H, Bissonnette S, Lamantia V, Davignon J, Faraj M. WAT apoC-I secretion: role in delayed chylomicron clearance in vivo and ex vivo in WAT in obese subjects. Journal of Lipid Research. 2016 Jun;57(6):1074-85.

Bissonnette S, Saint-Pierre N, Lamantia V, Cyr Y, Wassef H, Faraj M. Plasma IL-1Ra: linking hyperaboB to risk for type 2 diabetes independent of obesity in humans. Nutrition & Diabetes 2015 Sep 28;5e180

Wassef H, Bissonnette S, Saint-Pierre N, Lamantia V, Cyr Y, Faraj M. The apoB-to-PCSK9 ratio: A new index for metabolic risk in humans. Journal of Clinical Lipidology 2015 Sep-Oct;9(5):664-75

Wassef H, Davignon J, Prud’homme D, Rabasa-Lhoret R, Faraj M. Changes in total and central fat mass after a hypocaloric diet associate with changes of apoC-I in postmenopausal obese women. Journal of Clinical Lipidology 2014 Sep-Oct;8(5):510-9

Skeldon AM, Faraj M, Saleh M. Caspases and inflammasomes in metabolic inflammation. Immunology and Cell Biology. 2014 Apr;92(4):304-13. Review.

Awan Z, Dubuc G, Faraj M, Dufour R, Seidah N, Davignon J, Rabasa-Lhoret R, Baass A. 2014 The Effect of insulin on circulating PCSK9 in postmenopausal obese women. Clinical Biochemistry 47(12):1033-9.

Bissonnette S, Salem H, Saint-Pierre N, Tardif A, Wassef H, Baass A, Dufour R, Faraj M. 2013. Low density lipoproteins delay clearance of triglyceride-rich lipoproteins by human subcutaneous adipose tissue. Journal of Lipid Research 54(5):1466-76

Wassef H, Salem H, Bissonnette S, Baass A, Dufour R, Davignon J, Faraj M. 2012. White adipose tissue-apoCI secretion; Relation to delayed plasma clearance of dietary fat in humans. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology nov.;32(11):2785-93

Faraj M, Lavoie ME, Messier L, Bastard JP, Prud’Homme D. Reduction in serum apoB is associated with reduced inflammation and insulin resistance in post-menopausal women: A MONET study. Atherosclerosis août;211(2):682-8

Sniderman AD and Faraj M. 2007. ApoB, ApoA-I, Insulin Resistance and the Metabolic Syndrome. Current Opinion in Lipidology 18(6):633-7.

Meugnier E, Faraj M, Rome S, Beauregard G, Michaut A, Besson J, Pelloux V, Chiasson JL, Barsh GS, Laville M, Clement K, Vidal H and Rabasa-Lhoret R. 2007 Acute hyperglycemia induces a global down-regulation of gene expression in adipose tissue and in skeletal muscle of healthy subjects. Diabetes 56(4):992-9.

Faraj M, Beauregard G, Loizon E, Moldes M, Clément K, Tahiri Y, Cianflone K, Vidal H, Rabasa-Lhoret R. 2006. Insulin Regulation of Gene Expression and Concentrations of white Adipose Tissue-Derived Factors in Healthy Men: Relation to Adiponutrin. Journal of Endocrinology 191:427-435.

Faraj M, Messier L, Bastard JP, Tardif A, Godbout A, Prud’homme D and Rabasa-Lhoret R. 2006 Apolipoprotein B: a predictor of inflammatory status in post-menopausal overweight and obese women. Diabetologia 49(7):1637-46.

Faraj M, and Cianflone K 2004. Differential regulation of fatty acid trapping in mouse adipose tissue and muscle by ASP. American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology and Metabolism. 287(1):E150-159.

Faraj M, Lu HL, and Cianflone K 2004. Diabetes, lipids, and adipocyte secretagogues. Biochemistry and Cell Biology. 82(1):170-190. Review.

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