Nos publications

Selected publications are listed below. Our research has been funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, and the Fonds de la Recherche en Santé du Québec.

  • Timofeeva E, Caron A, Richard D (2017)
    Energy homeostasis: paraventricular nucleus system. In book: Reference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology, Chapter: Hypothalamic Arcuate and Paraventricular Nuclei, Publisher: Elsevier, Editors: John Stein. dio: 10.1016/B978-0-12-809324-5.02753-X
  • Kania A, Czerw A, Grabowiecka A, de Ávila C, Blasiak T, Rajfur Z, Lewandowski MH, Hess G, Timofeeva E, Gundlach AL, Blasiak A (2017)
    Modulation of oxytocin and vasopressin neuron activity in rat PVN by relaxin-3/RXFP3 signalling.
    J Physiol (London), in press. doi: 10.1113/JP273787
  • Haidar M, Guèvremont G, Zhang C, Bathgate RAD, Timofeeva E, Smith CM, Gundlach AL (2017)
    Relaxin-3 inputs target hippocampal interneurons and deletion of hilar relaxin-3 receptors in "floxed-RXFP3" mice impairs spatial memory. Hippocampus, in press. doi: 10.1002/hipo.22709
  • Calvez J, de Avila C, Timofeeva E (2017)
    Sex-specific effects of relaxin-3 on food intake and body weight gain. Br J Pharmacol, 174: 1049-1060. doi: 10.1111/bph.13530. Link
  • Calvez J, de Avila C, Guèvremont G, Timofeeva E (2016)
    Sex-specific effects of chronic administration of relaxin-3 on food intake, body weight and hypothalamo-pituitary-gonadal axis in rats. J Neuroendocrinol, 28(12). doi: 10.1111/jne.12439
  • Calvez J, de Avila C, Guèvremont G, Timofeeva E (2016)
    Stress differentially regulates brain expression of corticotropin-releasing factor in binge-like eating prone and resistant female rats. Appetite, 107:585-595. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2016.09.010. Link
  • Mitra A, Guèvremont G, Timofeeva E (2016)
    Stress and sucrose intake modulate neuronal activity in the anterior hypothalamic area in rats. PloS One, 11(5): e0156563. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156563. Link
  • Calvez J, Timofeeva E (2016)
    Behavioral and hormonal responses to stress in binge-like eating prone female rats.
    Physiol Behav, 157: 28-38. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2016.01.029. Link
  • Calvez J, de Avila C, Matte LO, Guèvremont G, Gundlach AL, Timofeeva E (2016)
    Role of relaxin-3/RXFP3 system in stress-induced binge-like eating in female rats. Neuropharmacology, 102: 207-215. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2015.11.014 Link
  • Clavez J, Lenglos C, de Avila C, Guèvremont G, Timofeeva E (2015)
    Differential effects of central administration of relaxin-3 on food intake and hypothalamic neuropeptides in male and female rats. Genes Brain Behav, 14(7): 550-563. doi: 10.1111/gbb.12236. Link
  • Mitra A, Lenglos C, Timofeeva E (2015)
    Inhibition in the lateral septum increases sucrose intake and decreases anorectic effects of stress. Eur J Neurosci, 41 (4): 420-433. doi: 10.1111/ejn.12798. Link
  • Lenglos C, Calvez J, Timofeeva E (2014)
    Sex-specific effects of relaxin-3 on food intake and brain expression of corticotropin-releasing factor in rats. Endocrinology, 156 (2): 523-533. Link
  • Lenglos C, Calvez J, Timofeeva E (2014)
    The role of relaxin-3 and its receptor RXFP3 in defense of elevated body weight in diet-induced obesity. Receptor Clin Invest, 1: e222 (1-15). Link
  • Mitra A, Lenglos C, Timofeeva E (2014)
    Activation of GABAA and GABAB receptors in the lateral septum increases sucrose intake by differential stimulation of sucrose licking activity. Behav Brain Res, 273: 82-88. Link
  • Calvez J, Timofeeva E (2014)
    Neuronal substrate of eating disorders. Brain Disord Ther, 3: 121 (1-15). Link
  • Giordano C, Marchiò M, Timofeeva E, Biagini G (2014)
    Neuroactive peptides as putative mediators of antiepileptic ketogenic diets. Front Neurol,
    5: 1-14. Link
  • Lenglos C, Mitra A, Guèvremont G, Timofeeva E (2014)
    Regulation of expression of relaxin-3 and its receptor RXFP3 in the brain of diet-induced obese rats. Neuropeptides, 48: 119-132. Link
  • Lenglos C, Mitra A, Guèvremont G, Timofeeva E (2013)
    Sex difference in regulation of body weight, HPA axis activity and relaxin-3 expression in rats. Genes Brain and Behav, 12 (4): 370-387. Link
  • Timofeeva E and Mitra A (2013)
    Chapter 5: The effects of sucrose on neuronal activity. In: Sucrose, Properties, Biosynthesis and Health Implication. Ed: Magazu S. Hauppauge NY: Nova Science Publishers, pp. 75-113. Link
  • Poulin AM, Lenglos C, Mitra A, and Timofeeva E (2012)
    Hypothalamic expression of urocortin 3 and the type 2 corticotropin-releasing factor receptor is regulated according to feeding state in lean but not obese Zucker rats. Neuropharmacology, 63(1): 147-153. Link
  • Baraboi ED, Timofeeva E, St-Pierre D, and Richard D (2011)
    Brain activation following peripheral administration of the GLP-1 receptor agonist exendin-4. Am J Physiol, 301(4): R1011-R1024. Link
  • Mitra A, Lenglos C, Martin J, Mbende N, Gagné A, and Timofeeva E (2011)
    Sucrose modifies c-fos mRNA expression in the brain of rats maintained on feeding schedules. Neuroscience, 192: 459-474. Link
  • Roy C, Roy MC, Gauvreau D, Poulin AM, Tom FQ, Timofeeva E, Richard D, and Cianflone K (2011)
    Acute injection of ASP in the third ventricle inhibits food intake and locomotor activity in rats. Am J Physiol, 301 (1): E232-241. Link
  • Timofeeva E (2010)
    Yin and yang in regulation of alcohol and sucrose intake by CRF1 and CRF2 receptors. Can J Addiction Med, 1 (3): 4-11. PDF Format, 2,55 Mb
  • Martin J and Timofeeva E (2010)
    Intermittent access to sucrose increases sucrose licking activity and attenuates stress-induced activation of the lateral septum. Am J Physiol, 298: R1383-R1398. PDF Format, 4,98 Mb

Publications 1996 - 2009+

  • Timofeeva E, Baraboi ED, Poulin AM, and Richard D (2009)
    Palatable high-energy diet decreases the expression of cannabinoid type 1 receptor (CB1R) mRNA in specific brain regions in rat. J Neuroendocrinology, 21: 982-992. Link
  • Richard D, Guesdon B, and Timofeeva E (2009)
    The brain endocannabinoid system in the regulation of energy balance. Best Practice & Research Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 23: 17-32. Link
  • Poulin AM and Timofeeva E (2008)
    The dynamics of neuronal activation during food anticipation and feeding in the brain of food-entrained rats. Brain Research, 1227: 128-141. Link
  • Furuta T, Timofeeva E, Nakamura K, Okamoto-Furuta K, Togo M, Kaneko T, and Deschênes M (2008)
    Inhibitory gating of vibrissal inputs in the brainstem. J Neurosci, 28: 1789-1797. Link
  • Huang Q, Timofeeva E, and Richard D (2006)
    Corticotropin-releasing factor and its receptors in the brain of rats with insulin and corticosterone deficits. J Mol Endocrin, 37: 213-226. PDF Format, 1,16 Mb
  • Huang Q, Timofeeva E, and Richard D (2006)
    Regulation of corticotrophin-releasing factor and its type-1 and typr-2 alpha receptors by leptin in rats subjected to treadmill running-induced stress. J Endocrin, 191: 179-188. PDF Format, 617 Kb
  • Timofeeva E, Baraboi ED, and Richard D (2005)
    Contribution of the vagus nerve and lamina terminalis to brain activation induced by refeeding. Eur J Neurosci 22: 1489-1501. Link
  • Timofeeva E, Dufresne C, Sik A, Zhang ZW, and Deschênes M (2005)
    Cholinergic modulation of vibrissal receptive fields in trigeminal nuclei. J Neurosci 25: 9135-9143. Link
  • Deschênes M, Timofeeva E, Lavalleé P, and Dufresne C (2005)
    The vibrissal system as a model of thalamic operations. Prog Brain Res 149: 31-40. Link
  • Duclos M, Timofeeva E, Michel C, and Richard D (2005)
    Corticosterone-dependent metabolic and neuroendocrine abnormalities in obese Zucker rats in relation to feeding. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 288: E254-E266. PDF Format, 1,72 Mb
  • Timofeeva E, Lavallee P, Arsenault D, and Deschênes M (2004)
    Synthesis of multiwhisker-receptive fields in subcortical stations of the vibrissa system. J Neurophysiol 91: 1510-1515. Link
  • Timofeeva E, Merette C, Emond C, Lavalleé P, and Deschênes M (2003)
    A map of angular tuning preference in thalamic barreloids. J Neurosci 23: 10717-10723. Link
  • Deschênes M, Timofeeva E, and Lavalleé P (2003)
    The relay of high-frequency sensory signals in the whisker-to-barreloid pathway. J Neurosci 23: 6778-6787. Link
  • Timofeeva E, Huang Q, and Richard D (2003)
    Effects of treadmill running on brain activation and the corticotropin-releasing hormone system. Neuroendocrinology 77: 388-405. Link
  • Timofeeva E, Picard F, Duclos M, Deshaies Y, and Richard D (2002)
    Neuronal activation and corticotropin-releasing hormone expression in the brain of obese (fa/fa) and lean (fa/?) Zucker rats in response to refeeding. Eur J Neurosci 15: 1013-1029. Link
  • Richard D, Lin Q, and Timofeeva E (2002)
    The corticotropin-releasing factor family of peptides and CRF receptors: their roles in the regulation of energy balance. Eur J Pharmacol 440: 189-197. Link
  • Timofeeva E and Richard D (2001)
    Activation of the central nervous system in obese Zucker rats during food deprivation. J Comp Neurol 441: 71-89. Link
  • Richard D, Huang Q, and Timofeeva E (2000)
    The corticotropin-releasing hormone system in the regulation of energy balance in obesity. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24 Suppl 2: S36-S39. Link
  • Picard F, Richard D, Timofeeva E, and Deshaies Y (2000)
    Abnormal insulin and beta-adrenergic modulation of lipoprotein lipase during refeeding after prolonged fasting in the Zucker rat. Diabetologia 43: 866-874. Link
  • Timofeeva E, Deshaies Y, Picard F, and Richard D (1999)
    Corticotropin-releasing hormone-binding protein in brain and pituitary of food-deprived obese (fa/fa) Zucker rats. Am J Physiol 277: R1749-R1759. PDF Format, 807 Kb
  • Timofeeva E and Richard D (1997)
    Functional activation of CRH neurons and expression of the genes encoding CRH and its receptors in food-deprived lean (Fa/?) and obese (fa/fa) Zucker rats. Neuroendocrinology 66: 327-340. Link
  • Richard D, Rivest R, Naimi N, Timofeeva E, and Rivest S (1996)
    Expression of corticotropin-releasing factor and its receptors in the brain of lean and obese Zucker rats. Endocrinology 137: 4786-4795. Link