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Marc Dumas

Professor, Department of Human Genetics

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Dr. Marc-Emmanuel Dumas is Adjunct Professor at McGill and Chair in Systems Medicine at Imperial College London. He develops novel research avenues in the field of metabolomics in systems medicine, targeting mostly metabolic and cardiorespiratory diseases but also chronic inflammation, brain health and cancer.  He studies the undermining biology leading to metabolic variations observed in these various contexts using genomics, metagenomics and cellular networks. Dr. Dumas has discovered that many microbial metabolites are bioactive and he focusses on identifying causality chains involving these metabolites as well as host targets they engage with.

Recent Publications

  • Wickenhagen, A, Sugrue, E, Lytras, S, Kuchi, S, Noerenberg, M, Turnbull, ML et al.. A prenylated dsRNA sensor protects against severe COVID-19. Science. 2021; :eabj3624. doi: 10.1126/science.abj3624. PubMed PMID:34581622 .
  • Nuzzo, A, Guedj, K, Curac, S, Hercend, C, Bendavid, C, Gault, N et al.. Accuracy of citrulline, I-FABP and D-lactate in the diagnosis of acute mesenteric ischemia. Sci Rep. 2021;11 (1):18929. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-98012-w. PubMed PMID:34556697 PubMed Central PMC8460675.
  • Drake, TM, Riad, AM, Fairfield, CJ, Egan, C, Knight, SR, Pius, R et al.. Characterisation of in-hospital complications associated with COVID-19 using the ISARIC WHO Clinical Characterisation Protocol UK: a prospective, multicentre cohort study. Lancet. 2021;398 (10296):223-237. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00799-6. PubMed PMID:34274064 PubMed Central PMC8285118.
  • Bermudez-Martin, P, Becker, JAJ, Caramello, N, Fernandez, SP, Costa-Campos, R, Canaguier, J et al.. The microbial metabolite p-Cresol induces autistic-like behaviors in mice by remodeling the gut microbiota. Microbiome. 2021;9 (1):157. doi: 10.1186/s40168-021-01103-z. PubMed PMID:34238386 PubMed Central PMC8268286.
  • Brial, F, Chilloux, J, Nielsen, T, Vieira-Silva, S, Falony, G, Andrikopoulos, P et al.. Human and preclinical studies of the host-gut microbiome co-metabolite hippurate as a marker and mediator of metabolic health. Gut. 2021;70 (11):2105-2114. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2020-323314. PubMed PMID:33975870 .
  • Mayneris-Perxachs, J, Cardellini, M, Hoyles, L, Latorre, J, Davato, F, Moreno-Navarrete, JM et al.. Iron status influences non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obesity through the gut microbiome. Microbiome. 2021;9 (1):104. doi: 10.1186/s40168-021-01052-7. PubMed PMID:33962692 PubMed Central PMC8106161.
  • Letertre, MPM, Myridakis, A, Whiley, L, Camuzeaux, S, Lewis, MR, Chappell, KE et al.. A targeted ultra performance liquid chromatography - Tandem mass spectrometric assay for tyrosine and metabolites in urine and plasma: Application to the effects of antibiotics on mice. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2021;1164 :122511. doi: 10.1016/j.jchromb.2020.122511. PubMed PMID:33460909 .
  • Molinaro, A, Bel Lassen, P, Henricsson, M, Wu, H, Adriouch, S, Belda, E et al.. Author Correction: Imidazole propionate is increased in diabetes and associated with dietary patterns and altered microbial ecology. Nat Commun. 2020;11 (1):6448. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-20412-9. PubMed PMID:33349634 PubMed Central PMC7752903.
  • Molinaro, A, Bel Lassen, P, Henricsson, M, Wu, H, Adriouch, S, Belda, E et al.. Imidazole propionate is increased in diabetes and associated with dietary patterns and altered microbial ecology. Nat Commun. 2020;11 (1):5881. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-19589-w. PubMed PMID:33208748 PubMed Central PMC7676231.
  • Vieira-Silva, S, Falony, G, Belda, E, Nielsen, T, Aron-Wisnewsky, J, Chakaroun, R et al.. Statin therapy is associated with lower prevalence of gut microbiota dysbiosis. Nature. 2020;581 (7808):310-315. doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-2269-x. PubMed PMID:32433607 .
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