Panojot Bifsha , M.Sc. , Ph.D.
    Panojot Bifsha
    Research Axis
    Immune Diseases and Cancer
    CHUSJ - Centre de Recherche

    514 345-4931 # 4583

    514 345-4731

    Research Project Title

    Study of the pathophysiology of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome

    University Program

    Microbiology and immunology


    • PhD, Experimental Medicine, McGill University
    • MSc, Biochemistry, University of Montreal
    • BSc, Biochemistry, McGill University

    Research Interests

    • Stem cells
    • Proteinuria
    • Podocytes

    Awards and Distinctions

    • 2009: Invited Judge for Canadian Stem Cell Network Annual General Meeting
    • 2007, 2008: Student Travel-Training Awards from Canadian Stem Cell Network
    • 2007-2010: FRQS doctoral scholarship
    • 2003: Canadian MPS Society pre-doctoral scholarship
    • 1998: Governor General’s Medal for Academic Excellence

    Selected Publications

    • Bifsha P, Yang J, Fisher RA, Drouin J. Rgs6 is Required for Adult Maintenance of Dopaminergic Neurons in the Ventral Substantia Nigra. PLoS Genet. 2014 Dec 11;10(12):e1004863. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004863.
    • Kelvin C Luk, Vladimir Rymar, Pepijn van den Munckhof, Panojot Bifsha, Jacques Drouin, Abbas F Sadikot, The transcription factor Pitx3 is expressed selectively in midbrain dopaminergic neurons susceptible to neurodegenerative stress, Journal of Neurochemistry, 2013 Jan 19. doi: 10.1111/jnc.12160 (2011 IF: 4.061)
    • P. Bifsha, K. Landry, M. Ashmarina, V. Seyrantepe, C. Quiniou, S. Chemtob, Y. Xu, R. Gravel, R. Sladek, A. Pshezhetsky, Altered patterns of gene expression in the cells from patients with lysosomal storage disorders suggest impairment of the ubiquitin pathway, Cell Death and Differentiation, 14(3):511-23, 2007 (2011 IF: 8.849)
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