Endocrine Genetics Laboratory

McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Québec
What the facility does

Molecular genetics and diagnostics of diabetes

Ribonucleic acid (RNA) translation as a quantitative trait

Area(s) of Expertise

- Genome-wide association studies (GWAS)

- Discovery of a congenital diabetes gene

- Investigating novel monogenic and oligogenic causes of diabetes

- Exploring translational quantitative trait loci (QTLs)

- Developing non-enzymatic, third-generation glucose sensor

Research Services

Sequencing by Illumina MiSeq (T-cell receptor [TCR]) sequencing is the focus

Diabetes autoantibody testing

Sectors of Application
  • Health care and social services
  • Life sciences, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment

Name of equipment in use

Description of function

Illumina MiSeq

Next-generation sequencing (NGS) of amplicons

Eli Lilly

Mai Da Gene Tech LTD, Zhoushan, Zhejiang Province, People’s Republic of China

Title

URL

Constantin Polychronakos, MD, FRCPC

Pediatric Endocrinologist and Director, Division of Endocrinology

https://www.thechildren.com/departments-and-staff/staff/constantin-polychronakos-md-frcpc-pediatric-endocrinologist-and-director