Dr. Martin D’Amours has been practicing endocrinology at the CHU of Quebec since 2009. He is a Clinical Professor at Laval University and the head of the endocrine system course for medical students.
He completed a pre-doctoral medical training (PhD) in experimental medicine on endothelial dysfunction in chronic renal failure at l’Hôtel-Dieu de Québec. He subsequently completed his medical training at Laval University, followed by a sub-specialization in endocrinology at the Université de Montréal.
Dr. D’Amours is a Clinical Research Associate at the CHUL Research Centre where he is involved in several clinical studies within the diabetes research unit. His main interests are the endocrinology of pregnancy, the pathophysiology of cardiovascular risk factors, endothelial dysfunction and new therapeutic approaches to diabetes.
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Effect of liraglutide on food consumption, appetite sensations and eating behaviours in overweight people with type 1 diabetesJournal Article
Diabetes Obes Metab, 22 (8), 2020.
Beyond glycaemic control: A cross-over, double-blinded, 24-week intervention with liraglutide in type 1 diabetesJournal Article
Diabetes Obes Metab, 20 (1), 2018.
Increased ET-1 and reduced ET(B) receptor expression in uremic hypertensive ratsJournal Article
Clin Exp Hypertens, 32 (1), 2010.
Supplementation with a low dose of L-arginine reduces blood pressure and endothelin-1 production in hypertensive uraemic ratsJournal Article
Nephrol Dial Transplant, 16 (4), 2001.
Blood pressure-independent effect of angiotensin AT1 receptor blockade on renal endothelin-1 production in hypertensive uremic ratsJournal Article
J Hypertens, 19 (8), 2001.
Renal and vascular effects of chronic nitric oxide synthase inhibition: involvement of endothelin 1 and angiotensin IIJournal Article
Can J Physiol Pharmacol, 77 (1), 1999.
Increased immunoreactive endothelin-1 levels in blood vessels and glomeruli of rats with reduced renal massJournal Article
Kidney Blood Press Res, 20 (6), 1997.
Recently finished projects
- Projet de recherche en endocrinologie pour les patients diabétiques, Subvention, Fondation du CHU de Québec, from 2019-06-07 to 2020-03-31