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Anthony Flamier


Ph. D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology, 24 credits - University of Connecticut, 2015

Current position

PhD student in molecular biology, Dr. Bernier’s lab – Hopital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, Montreal
Modelling of sporadic Alzheimer’s disease using pluripotent stem cells


  1. Barabino, A., Plamondon, V., Abdouh, M., Chatoo, W., Flamier, A., Hanna, R., Zhou, S., Motoyama, N., Hebert, M., Lavoie, J. and Bernier, G. (2016). Loss of Bmi1 causes anomalies in retinal development and degeneration of cone photoreceptors. Development 143(9): 1571-1584.
  2. Abdouh, M., Hanna, R., El Hajjar, J., Flamier, A. and Bernier, G. (2016). The Polycomb Repressive Complex 1 Protein BMI1 Is Required for Constitutive Heterochromatin Formation and Silencing in Mammalian Somatic Cells. J Biol Chem 291(1): 182-197.
  3. Zhou, S., Flamier, A., Abdouh, M., Tetreault, N., Barabino, A., Wadhwa, S. and Bernier, G. (2015). Differentiation of human embryonic stem cells into cone photoreceptors through simultaneous inhibition of BMP, TGFbeta and Wnt signaling. Development 142(19): 3294-3306.
  4. Krueger, W. H., Tanasijevic, B., Barber, V., Flamier, A., Gu, X., Manautou, J. and Rasmussen, T. P. (2013). Cholesterol-secreting and statin-responsive hepatocytes from human ES and iPS cells to model hepatic involvement in cardiovascular health. PLoS One 8(7): e67296.
Protocols by Anthony Flamier
  1. Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells into Cone Photoreceptors