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2018-2019 Funded Projects

The VHRN is proud to present this year funded projects.

The role of Nogo-A in the pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy(first demand)
Vincent Pernet, Université Laval (Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec)
In collaboration with: Francine Behar-Cohen, Inserm UMRS, team 17, France

Generation of a humanized immunodeficient mouse model with both human immune system and hepatic stellate cells to study the degree of immune cell infiltration in metastatic uveal melanoma lesions (first demand)
Solange Landreville, Université Laval
In collaboration with: Erik Goormaghtigh, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgique

Characterization of the modifier gene for age-at-onset of glaucoma at chromosome 20q13 (renewal)
Vincent Raymond, Université Laval
In collaboration with: Michael A. Walter, Université d’Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Extracellular vesicles secreted by uveal melanoma cells: pathogenic role and clinical value (first demand)
Solange Landreville, Université Laval
In collaboration with: Alain Brisson, UMR-CBMN CNRS, Université de Bordeaux, France