Manuscript accepted in the European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Stereoselective synthesis of β-(5-arylthiazolyl) α-amino acids and use in neurotensin analogues. Hapău D, Rémond E, Fanelli R, Vivancos M, René A, Côté J, Besserer-Offroy É, Longpré JM, Martinez J, Zaharia V, Sarret P, Cavelier F. Eur J Org Chem. 2016 Jan 18. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201501495  

Research and Innovation prize from Université de Sherbrooke awarded to Prof. Sarret and colleagues

The Research and Innovation prizes of Université de Sherbrooke aim to highlight a scientific discovery or a significant creative production published in the year.  The Université has chosen this year to honor professor Sarret and his colleagues for their work resulting in the development of new pain-relieving drugs.    The current drugs, such as morphine, have undesirable […]

Manuscript accepted in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

Synthesis, in vitro and in vivo characterization of (L)-(trimethylsilyl)alanine containing neurotensin analogues. *Fanelli R, *Besserer-Offroy É, René A, Côté J, Tétrault P, Collerette-Tremblay J, Longpré JM, Leduc R, Martinez J, Sarret P, Cavelier F. J Med Chem. 2015 Sep 8. PMID: 26348111

Accepted abstract for poster presentation at Neuroscience 2015

My abstract entitled “β-arrestin-2-biased apelin receptor agonists as novel potent analgesics” was just accepted for a poster presentation at the Annual meeting of the Society for Neurosciences. I’ll present my work on Tuesday October 20th, 2015 (8:00 AM – 12:00 PM); McCormick Place – Hall A

Dean’s honour list

I received Dean’s honour list for my outstanding work all along 2014. This award is reserved for the top 10% of graduate students at the Faculty of medicine.  

New publication in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

C-terminal Modifications of apelin-13 significantly change ligand binding, receptor signaling and hypotensive action. Murza A, Besserer-Offroy É, Côté J, Bérubé P, Longpré JM, Dumaine R, Lesur O, Auger-Messier M, Leduc R, Sarret P, Marsault E. J Med Chem. 2015 Mar 12;58(5):2431-40. doi: 10.1021/jm501916k. Epub 2015 Feb 24. PMID: 25668242