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Djamel Lebeche

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Medicine, Cardiology
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Wei Y, Peng S, Wu M, Sachidanandam R, Tu Z, Zhang S, Falce C, Sobie EA, Lebeche D, Zhao Y. Multifaceted roles of miR-1s in repressing the fetal gene program in the heart. Cell research 2014 Mar; 24(3).

Chemaly ER, Kang S, Zhang S, McCollum L, Chen J, Bénard L, Purushothaman KR, Hajjar RJ, Lebeche D. Differential patterns of replacement and reactive fibrosis in pressure and volume overload are related to the propensity for ischaemia and involve resistin. The Journal of physiology 2013 Nov; 591(Pt 21).

Karakikes I, Chaanine AH, Kang S, Mukete BN, Jeong D, Zhang S, Hajjar RJ, Lebeche D. Therapeutic cardiac-targeted delivery of miR-1 reverses pressure overload-induced cardiac hypertrophy and attenuates pathological remodeling. Journal of the American Heart Association 2013 Apr; 2(2).

LaRocca TJ, Fabris F, Chen J, Benhayon D, Zhang S, McCollum L, Schecter AD, Cheung JY, Sobie EA, Hajjar RJ, Lebeche D. Na+/Ca2+ exchanger-1 protects against systolic failure in the Akitains2 model of diabetic cardiomyopathy via a CXCR4/NF-κB pathway. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology 2012 Aug; 303(3).

Balderman JA, Lee HY, Mahoney CE, Handy DE, White K, Annis S, Lebeche D, Hajjar RJ, Loscalzo J, Leopold JA. Bone morphogenetic protein-2 decreases microRNA-30b and microRNA-30c to promote vascular smooth muscle cell calcification. Journal of the American Heart Association 2012 Dec; 1(6).

Chemaly ER, Hadri L, Zhang S, Kim M, Kohlbrenner E, Sheng J, Liang L, Chen J, K-Raman P, Hajjar RJ, Lebeche D. Long-term in vivo resistin overexpression induces myocardial dysfunction and remodeling in rats. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology 2011 Aug; 51(2).

Kang S, Chemaly ER, Hajjar RJ, Lebeche D. Resistin promotes cardiac hypertrophy via the AMP-activated protein kinase/mammalian target of rapamycin (AMPK/mTOR) and c-Jun N-terminal kinase/insulin receptor substrate 1 (JNK/IRS1) pathways. The Journal of biological chemistry 2011 May; 286(21).

Dhandapany PS, Fabris F, Tonk R, Illaste A, Karakikes I, Sorourian M, Sheng J, Hajjar RJ, Tartaglia M, Sobie EA, Lebeche D, Gelb BD. Cyclosporine attenuates cardiomyocyte hypertrophy induced by RAF1 mutants in Noonan and LEOPARD syndromes. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology 2011 Jul; 51(1).

Dobrin JS, Lebeche D. Diabetic cardiomyopathy: signaling defects and therapeutic approaches. Expert review of cardiovascular therapy 2010 Mar; 8(3).

Jin H, Hadri L, Palomeque J, Morel C, Karakikes I, Kaprielian R, Hajjar R, Lebeche D. KChIP2 attenuates cardiac hypertrophy through regulation of Ito and intracellular calcium signaling. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology 2010 Jun; 48(6).

Karakikes I, Kim M, Hadri L, Sakata S, Sun Y, Zhang W, Chemaly ER, Hajjar RJ, Lebeche D. Gene remodeling in type 2 diabetic cardiomyopathy and its phenotypic rescue with SERCA2a. PloS one 2009; 4(7).

Lebeche D, Davidoff AJ, Hajjar RJ. Interplay between impaired calcium regulation and insulin signaling abnormalities in diabetic cardiomyopathy. Nature clinical practice. Cardiovascular medicine 2008 Nov; 5(11).

Kim M, Oh JK, Sakata S, Liang I, Park W, Hajjar RJ, Lebeche D. Role of resistin in cardiac contractility and hypertrophy. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology 2008 Aug; 45(2).

Kang S, Lebeche D. Myocardial calcium signaling in physiology and disease. Journal of Receptor, Ligand and Channel Research 2013; 6: 1-13.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Lebeche during 2015 and/or 2016. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Scientific Advisory Board:

  • Celladon Corporation

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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