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PROULX , François  MD
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CHU Sainte-Justine
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3175 Chemin de la Côte Sainte-Catherine
Montréal  (QC), Canada
H3T 1C5
514 345-4931 #5562
514 345-4822
Career Summary, Research Topics and Interests


  • Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Montreal.

Research Interests

  • Development of an animal model of hemolytic uremic syndrome caused by shigatoxin;

  • Caracterization of the inflammatory response (circulatory neutrophils) in pediatric hemolytic uremic syndrome;

  • Study of a TNF polymorphism in hemolytic uremic syndrome.

Most Important Publications Selected by the Researcher
Ramos MV, Fernandez GC, Patey N, Schierloh P, Exeni R, Grimoldi I, Vallejo G, Elias-Costa C, Del Carmen Sasiain M, Trachtman H, Combadière C, Proulx F, Palermo M,
Involvement of the fractalkine pathway in the pathogenesis of childhood hemolytic uremic syndrome
Blood 2007  2438-2445.
Proulx F, Sockett P,
Prospective surveillance of Canadian children with the haemolytic uraemic syndrome
Pediatr Nephrol 2005  786-90.
Decaluwé H, Harrison L, Mariscalco MM, Gendrel D, Bohuon C, Tesh VL, Proulx F,
Procalcitonin in children with Escherichia coli O157:H7 associated hemolytic uremic syndrome
Pediatr Res 2005  579-583.
Leteurtre S, Martinot A, Duhamel A, Proulx F, Grandbastien B, Cotting J, Gottesman R, Joffe A, Pfenninger J, Hubert P, Lacroix J, Leclerc F,
Validation of the paediatric logistic organ dysfunction (PELOD) score: prospective, observational, multicentre study
Lancet 2003  192-197.
Proulx F, Toledano B, Phan V, Clermont MJ, Mariscalco MM, Seidman EG,
Circulating granulocyte colony-Stimulating factor, C-X-C, and C-C chemokines in children with Escherichia coli O157:H7 associated hemolytic uremic syndrome
Pediatr Res 2002  928-934.
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