Dr. Iwona Rudkowska is an Assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology at Laval University, and a researcher at the Endocrinology and Nephrology Unit of CHU de Québec Research Center. She completed her university studies in nutrition at McGill University before pursuing postdoctoral training in nutritional genomics at Laval University. Her unique training as a dietitian and researcher, has led her to become a respected young scientist in nutrigenomics, fatty acids, and metabolic health.

Using genomics for the development of personalized nutrition interventions for the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is an important public health issue. Several nutritional approaches have already been put in place for the prevention and management of diabetes; nevertheless, a large interindividual variability was observed in response to these interventions. It is therefore essential to understand the genetic architecture of the disease in order to be able to predict the response of an individual to a nutritional therapy. Using the profiles generated by experimental methods such as genetics, transcriptomics and metabolomics, the primary goal of her research is to identify molecular markers of an individual at risk of developing diabetes. This knowledge will allow the development of nutritional interventions adapted to each individual, and thus more effective in the prevention and the management of diabetes.

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Morin-Bernier J, de Toro-Martín J, Barbe V, San-Cristobal R, Lemieux S, Rudkowska I, Couture P, Barbier O, Vohl MC

Corrigendum: Revisiting multi-omics-based predictors of the plasma triglyceride response to an omega-3 fatty acid supplementation

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Front Nutr, 11 , 2024.

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Demonty I, Nguyen L, MacFarlane AJ, Rudkowska I, Zoka R, Hopperton KE

Proportions of trans fatty acids in erythrocytes of Canadian adults before the prohibition of partially hydrogenated oils in foods: results from the Canadian Health Measures Survey 2012-2015

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Am J Clin Nutr, 2024.

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Mohammadi F, Dikpati A, Bertrand N, Rudkowska I

Encapsulation of conjugated linoleic acid and ruminant trans fatty acids to study the prevention of metabolic syndrome-a review

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Nutr Rev, 82 (2), 2024.

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Arghavani H, O'Connor S, Fortier C, Rudkowska I

Lack of change in blood pressure and arterial stiffness after high dairy intake in hyperinsulinemic subjects: a cross-over randomized controlled trial

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Appl Physiol Nutr Metab, 49 (3), 2024.

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Mahdavi A, Leclercq M, Droit A, Rudkowska I, Lebel M

Predictive model for vitamin C levels in hyperinsulinemic individuals based on age, sex, waist circumference, low-density lipoprotein, and immune-associated serum proteins

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J Nutr Biochem, 125 , 2024.

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Morin-Bernier J, de Toro-Martín J, Barbe V, San-Cristobal R, Lemieux S, Rudkowska I, Couture P, Barbier O, Vohl MC

Revisiting multi-omics-based predictors of the plasma triglyceride response to an omega-3 fatty acid supplementation

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Front Nutr, 11 , 2024.

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Gauthier E, de Toro-Martín J, Vallée-Marcotte B, Lemieux S, Rudkowska I, Couture P, Vohl MC

Update of a Genetic Risk Score Predictive of the Plasma Triglyceride Response to an Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation in the FAS Study

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Nutrients, 15 (5), 2023.

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Mahdavi A, Trottier J, Barbier O, Lebel M, Rudkowska I

Dairy Intake Modifies the Level of the Bile Acid Precursor and Its Correlation with Serum Proteins Associated with Cholesterol Clearance in Subjects with Hyperinsulinemia

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Nutrients, 15 (22), 2023.

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Mohammadi F, Bertrand N, Rudkowska I

C57bl/6 Mice Show Equivalent Taste Preferences toward Ruminant and Industrial Trans Fatty Acids

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Nutrients, 15 (3), 2023.

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Khorraminezhad L, Rudkowska I

Modulation of gene expression profile following consumption of high-dairy products in subjects with hyperinsulinemia

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Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis, 33 (1), 2023.

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Active projects

  • Dairy bioactive nutrients synergistic effects against inflammation: nutrigenomics and metabolomics approaches., from 2016-04-01 to 2025-03-31
  • Effects of Short-Chain Fatty Acids following Dairy Intake on Glucose Homeostasis, from 2024-04-23 to 2025-03-31

Recently finished projects

  • Prix Jeune chercheur·euse Jean-Davignon 2022 du Réseau CMDO. Iwona Rudkowska, from 2021-10-01 to 2023-03-31
  • Utilisation de profils génomiques pour le développement d'interventions nutritionnelles personnalisées pour le diabète et les facteurs de risques associés, from 2019-07-01 to 2024-01-15
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