Researcher

    Benjamin Ellezam , M.D. , Ph.D.

    benjamin.ellezam.med@ssss.gouv.qc.ca
    Benjamin Ellezam
    Research Axis
    Immune Diseases and Cancer Axis
    Address
    CHUSJ

    Phone
    514-345-4649

    Title

    • Associate Clinical Professor (2020)
      Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology
    • Associate Clinical Professor (2020)
      Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neuroscience

    Education

    • 07/2010_06/2012 Houston TX
      Neuropathology Fellowship // Texas Children’s Hospital / MD Anderson Cancer Center / Methodist Hospital
    • 07/2006_06/2010 Montréal QC
      Anatomic Pathology Residency // Université de Montréal
    • 08/2002_06/2006 Montréal QC
      MD // Université de Montréal    
    • 09/1997_05/2002 Montréal QC
      PhD Neurosciences // Université de Montréal
    • 09/1994_05/1997 Montréal QC
      BSc Biochemistry // McGill University

    Research Topics

    • Biobanking
    • Pediatric neuro-oncology
    • Neuromuscular pathology
    • Auto-immune myositis
    • Electron microscopy
    • Retinoblastoma

    Publications

    • Canadian Consensus for Biomarker Testing and Treatment of TRK Fusion Cancer in Pediatric Patients (2021) Perreault S, Chami R, Deyell RJ, El Demellawy D, Ellezam B, [...], Narendran A, Sorensen PHB, Wasserman JD, Yip S. Curr Oncol 28(1):346-366
    • Novel Recessive TNNT1 Congenital Core-Rod Myopathy in French Canadians (2020) Pellerin D, Aykanat A, Ellezam B, […], Chrestian N. Ann Neurol.87:568
    • Histone H3.3G34-Mutant Interneuron Progenitors Co-opt PDGFRA for Gliomagenesis (2020) Chen CCL, Deshmukh S, Jessa S, [...],  Ellezam B, [..],  Salomoni P, Kleinman CL, Jabado N. Cell. 183(6):1617
    • Multisystem Proteinopathy Associated with a VCP G156S Mutation in a French Canadian Family (2020)Pellerin D, Ellezam B, Korathanakhun P, Renaud M, Dicaire MJ, Pilote L, Levy JP, Karamchandani J, Ducharme S, Massie R, Brais B. Can J Neurol Sci. 47(3):412
    • Stalled developmental programs at the root of pediatric brain tumors (2019) Jessa S, Blanchet-Cohen A, Krug B, […], Ellezam B, […], Taylor MD, Jabado N, Kleinman CL. Nat Genet. 51:1702
    • A C19MC-LIN28A-MYCN Oncogenic Circuit Driven by Hijacked Super-enhancers Is a Distinct Therapeutic Vulnerability in ETMRs: A Lethal Brain Tumor (2019) Sin-Chan P, Mumal I, Suwal T, […], Ellezam B, […], Mack SC, Rich JN, Huang A. Cancer Cell. 36:51
    • Brainstem angiocentric gliomas with MYB-QKI rearrangements (2017) D’Aronco L, […], Jabado N, Bandopadhayay P, Ligon KL, Ellezam B. Acta Neuropathol 134:667
    • Spatial and temporal homogeneity of driver mutations in diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (2016) Nikbakht H, Panditharatna E, Mikael LG, […], Ellezam B, […], Jabado N, Majewski J, Nazarian J. Nat Commun. 7:11185
    • Regulation of astrocyte activation by glycolipids drives chronic CNS inflammation (2014) Mayo L, Trauger SA, Blain M, Nadeau M, Patel B, Alvarez JI, Mascanfroni ID, Yeste A, Kivisäkk P, Kallas K, Ellezam B, Bakshi R, Prat A, Antel JP, Weiner HL, Quintana FJ. Nat Med. 20(10):1147-56
 

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