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    Christian Vaisse, MD, PhD

    TitleProfessor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentDiabetes Center
    Address513 Parnassus Ave
    San Francisco CA 94143
    Phone415-514-0530

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      1. Evans DS, Calton MA, Kim MJ, Kwok PY, Miljkovic I, Harris T, Koster A, Liu Y, Tranah GJ, Ahituv N, Hsueh WC, Vaisse C. Genetic Association Study of Adiposity and Melanocortin-4 Receptor (MC4R) Common Variants: Replication and Functional Characterization of Non-Coding Regions. PLoS One. 2014; 9(5):e96805.
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      2. Heymsfield SB, Avena NM, Baier L, Brantley P, Bray GA, Burnett LC, Butler MG, Driscoll DJ, Egli D, Elmquist J, Forster JL, Goldstone AP, Gourash LM, Greenway FL, Han JC, Kane JG, Leibel RL, Loos RJ, Scheimann AO, Roth CL, Seeley RJ, Sheffield V, Tauber M, Vaisse C, Wang L, Waterland RA, Wevrick R, Yanovski JA, Zinn AR. Hyperphagia: Current concepts and future directions proceedings of the 2nd international conference on hyperphagia. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Feb; 22 Suppl 1:S1-S17.
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      3. Kim MJ, Oksenberg N, Hoffmann TJ, Vaisse C, Ahituv N. Functional characterization of SIM1-associated enhancers. Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Apr 1; 23(7):1700-8.
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      4. Aslan IR, Ranadive SA, Valle I, Kollipara S, Noble JA, Vaisse C. The melanocortin system and insulin resistance in humans: insights from a patient with complete POMC deficiency and type 1 diabetes mellitus. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Jan; 38(1):148-51.
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      5. Ersoy BA, Pardo L, Zhang S, Thompson DA, Millhauser G, Govaerts C, Vaisse C. Mechanism of N-terminal modulation of activity at the melanocortin-4 receptor GPCR. Nat Chem Biol. 2012 Aug; 8(8):725-30.
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      6. Aslan IR, Campos GM, Calton MA, Evans DS, Merriman RB, Vaisse C. Weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in obese patients heterozygous for MC4R mutations. Obes Surg. 2011 Jul; 21(7):930-4.
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      7. Swarbrick MM, Evans DS, Valle MI, Favre H, Wu SH, Njajou OT, Li R, Zmuda JM, Miljkovic I, Harris TB, Kwok PY, Vaisse C, Hsueh WC. Replication and extension of association between common genetic variants in SIM1 and human adiposity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Dec; 19(12):2394-403.
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      8. Ionova-Martin SS, Wade JM, Tang S, Shahnazari M, Ager JW, Lane NE, Yao W, Alliston T, Vaisse C, Ritchie RO. Changes in cortical bone response to high-fat diet from adolescence to adulthood in mice. Osteoporos Int. 2011 Aug; 22(8):2283-93.
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      9. Aslan IR, Ranadive SA, Ersoy BA, Rogers SJ, Lustig RH, Vaisse C. Bariatric surgery in a patient with complete MC4R deficiency. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Mar; 35(3):457-61.
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      10. Ionova-Martin SS, Do SH, Barth HD, Szadkowska M, Porter AE, Ager JW, Ager JW, Alliston T, Vaisse C, Ritchie RO. Reduced size-independent mechanical properties of cortical bone in high-fat diet-induced obesity. Bone. 2010 Jan; 46(1):217-25.
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      11. Bromberg Y, Overton J, Vaisse C, Leibel RL, Rost B. In silico mutagenesis: a case study of the melanocortin 4 receptor. FASEB J. 2009 Sep; 23(9):3059-69.
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      12. Calton MA, Vaisse C. Narrowing down the role of common variants in the genetic predisposition to obesity. Genome Med. 2009; 1(3):31.
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      13. Ranadive SA, Ersoy B, Favre H, Cheung CC, Rosenthal SM, Miller WL, Vaisse C. Identification, characterization and rescue of a novel vasopressin-2 receptor mutation causing nephrogenic diabetes insipidus. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2009 Sep; 71(3):388-93.
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      14. Calton MA, Ersoy BA, Zhang S, Kane JP, Malloy MJ, Pullinger CR, Bromberg Y, Pennacchio LA, Dent R, McPherson R, Ahituv N, Vaisse C. Association of functionally significant Melanocortin-4 but not Melanocortin-3 receptor mutations with severe adult obesity in a large North American case-control study. Hum Mol Genet. 2009 Mar 15; 18(6):1140-7.
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      15. Clément K, Dubern B, Mencarelli M, Czernichow P, Ito S, Wakamatsu K, Barsh GS, Vaisse C, Leger J. Unexpected endocrine features and normal pigmentation in a young adult patient carrying a novel homozygous mutation in the POMC gene. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Dec; 93(12):4955-62.
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      16. Ranadive SA, Vaisse C. Lessons from extreme human obesity: monogenic disorders. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2008 Sep; 37(3):733-51, x.
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      17. Dubern B, Lubrano-Berthelier C, Mencarelli M, Ersoy B, Frelut ML, Bouglé D, Costes B, Simon C, Tounian P, Vaisse C, Clement K. Mutational analysis of the pro-opiomelanocortin gene in French obese children led to the identification of a novel deleterious heterozygous mutation located in the alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone domain. Pediatr Res. 2008 Feb; 63(2):211-6.
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      18. Louet JF, Smith SB, Gautier JF, Molokhia M, Virally ML, Kevorkian JP, Guillausseau PJ, Vexiau P, Charpentier G, German MS, Vaisse C, Urbanek M, Mauvais-Jarvis F. Gender and neurogenin3 influence the pathogenesis of ketosis-prone diabetes. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2008 Sep; 10(10):912-20.
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      19. Srinivasan S, Santiago P, Lubrano C, Vaisse C, Conklin BR. Engineering the melanocortin-4 receptor to control constitutive and ligand-mediated G(S) signaling in vivo. PLoS One. 2007; 2(7):e668.
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      20. Ahituv N, Kavaslar N, Schackwitz W, Ustaszewska A, Martin J, Hebert S, Doelle H, Ersoy B, Kryukov G, Schmidt S, Yosef N, Ruppin E, Sharan R, Vaisse C, Sunyaev S, Dent R, Cohen J, McPherson R, Pennacchio LA. Medical sequencing at the extremes of human body mass. Am J Hum Genet. 2007 Apr; 80(4):779-91.
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      21. Lubrano-Berthelier C, Dubern B, Lacorte JM, Picard F, Shapiro A, Zhang S, Bertrais S, Hercberg S, Basdevant A, Clement K, Vaisse C. Melanocortin 4 receptor mutations in a large cohort of severely obese adults: prevalence, functional classification, genotype-phenotype relationship, and lack of association with binge eating. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006 May; 91(5):1811-8.
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      22. Govaerts C, Srinivasan S, Shapiro A, Zhang S, Picard F, Clement K, Lubrano-Berthelier C, Vaisse C. Obesity-associated mutations in the melanocortin 4 receptor provide novel insights into its function. Peptides. 2005 Oct; 26(10):1909-19.
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      23. Swarbrick MM, Waldenmaier B, Pennacchio LA, Lind DL, Cavazos MM, Geller F, Merriman R, Ustaszewska A, Malloy M, Scherag A, Hsueh WC, Rief W, Mauvais-Jarvis F, Pullinger CR, Kane JP, Dent R, McPherson R, Kwok PY, Hinney A, Hebebrand J, Vaisse C. Lack of support for the association between GAD2 polymorphisms and severe human obesity. PLoS Biol. 2005 Sep; 3(9):e315.
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      24. Sobngwi E, Gautier JF, Kevorkian JP, Villette JM, Riveline JP, Zhang S, Vexiau P, Leal SM, Vaisse C, Mauvais-Jarvis F. High prevalence of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency without gene mutation suggests a novel genetic mechanism predisposing to ketosis-prone diabetes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2005 Aug; 90(8):4446-51.
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      25. Elefteriou F, Ahn JD, Takeda S, Starbuck M, Yang X, Liu X, Kondo H, Richards WG, Bannon TW, Noda M, Clement K, Vaisse C, Karsenty G. Leptin regulation of bone resorption by the sympathetic nervous system and CART. Nature. 2005 Mar 24; 434(7032):514-20.
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      26. Picard F, Robin S, Lavielle M, Vaisse C, Daudin JJ. A statistical approach for array CGH data analysis. BMC Bioinformatics. 2005; 6:27.
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      27. Mauvais-Jarvis F, Smith SB, Le May C, Leal SM, Gautier JF, Molokhia M, Riveline JP, Rajan AS, Kevorkian JP, Zhang S, Vexiau P, German MS, Vaisse C. PAX4 gene variations predispose to ketosis-prone diabetes. Hum Mol Genet. 2004 Dec 15; 13(24):3151-9.
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      28. Srinivasan S, Lubrano-Berthelier C, Govaerts C, Picard F, Santiago P, Conklin BR, Vaisse C. Constitutive activity of the melanocortin-4 receptor is maintained by its N-terminal domain and plays a role in energy homeostasis in humans. J Clin Invest. 2004 Oct; 114(8):1158-64.
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      29. Lubrano-Berthelier C, Le Stunff C, Bougnères P, Vaisse C. A homozygous null mutation delineates the role of the melanocortin-4 receptor in humans. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 May; 89(5):2028-32.
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      30. Mauvais-Jarvis F, Sobngwi E, Porcher R, Riveline JP, Kevorkian JP, Vaisse C, Charpentier G, Guillausseau PJ, Vexiau P, Gautier JF. Ketosis-prone type 2 diabetes in patients of sub-Saharan African origin: clinical pathophysiology and natural history of beta-cell dysfunction and insulin resistance. Diabetes. 2004 Mar; 53(3):645-53.
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      31. Lubrano-Berthelier C, Cavazos M, Le Stunff C, Haas K, Shapiro A, Zhang S, Bougneres P, Vaisse C. The human MC4R promoter: characterization and role in obesity. Diabetes. 2003 Dec; 52(12):2996-3000.
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      32. Swarbrick MM, Vaisse C. Emerging trends in the search for genetic variants predisposing to human obesity. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2003 Jul; 6(4):369-75.
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      33. Lubrano-Berthelier C, Cavazos M, Dubern B, Shapiro A, Stunff CL, Zhang S, Picart F, Govaerts C, Froguel P, Bougneres P, Clement K, Vaisse C. Molecular genetics of human obesity-associated MC4R mutations. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Jun; 994:49-57.
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      34. Srinivasan S, Vaisse C, Conklin BR. Engineering the melanocortin-4 receptor to control G(s) signaling in vivo. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Jun; 994:225-32.
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      35. Lubrano-Berthelier C, Durand E, Dubern B, Shapiro A, Dazin P, Weill J, Ferron C, Froguel P, Vaisse C. Intracellular retention is a common characteristic of childhood obesity-associated MC4R mutations. Hum Mol Genet. 2003 Jan 15; 12(2):145-53.
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      36. Cummings DE, Clement K, Purnell JQ, Vaisse C, Foster KE, Frayo RS, Schwartz MW, Basdevant A, Weigle DS. Elevated plasma ghrelin levels in Prader Willi syndrome. Nat Med. 2002 Jul; 8(7):643-4.
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      37. Navas MA, Vaisse C, Boger S, Heimesaat M, Kollee LA, Stoffel M. The human HNF-3 genes: cloning, partial sequence and mutation screening in patients with impaired glucose homeostasis. Hum Hered. 2000 Nov-Dec; 50(6):370-81.
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      38. Lahlou N, Clement K, Carel JC, Vaisse C, Lotton C, Le Bihan Y, Basdevant A, Lebouc Y, Froguel P, Roger M, Guy-Grand B. Soluble leptin receptor in serum of subjects with complete resistance to leptin: relation to fat mass. Diabetes. 2000 Aug; 49(8):1347-52.
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      39. Vaisse C, Clement K, Durand E, Hercberg S, Guy-Grand B, Froguel P. Melanocortin-4 receptor mutations are a frequent and heterogeneous cause of morbid obesity. J Clin Invest. 2000 Jul; 106(2):253-62.
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      40. Clement K, Hercberg S, Passinge B, Galan P, Varroud-Vial M, Shuldiner AR, Beamer BA, Charpentier G, Guy-Grand B, Froguel P, Vaisse C. The Pro115Gln and Pro12Ala PPAR gamma gene mutations in obesity and type 2 diabetes. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2000 Mar; 24(3):391-3.
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      41. Mueller MD, Vigne JL, Vaisse C, Taylor RN. Glycodelin: a pane in the implantation window. Semin Reprod Med. 2000; 18(3):289-98.
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      42. Taylor RN, Savouret JF, Vaisse C, Vigne JL, Ryan I, Hornung D, Seppälä M, Milgrom E. Promegestone (R5020) and mifepristone (RU486) both function as progestational agonists of human glycodelin gene expression in isolated human epithelial cells. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1998 Nov; 83(11):4006-12.
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      43. Vaisse C, Clement K, Guy-Grand B, Froguel P. A frameshift mutation in human MC4R is associated with a dominant form of obesity. Nat Genet. 1998 Oct; 20(2):113-4.
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      44. Clément K, Vaisse C, Lahlou N, Cabrol S, Pelloux V, Cassuto D, Gourmelen M, Dina C, Chambaz J, Lacorte JM, Basdevant A, Bougnères P, Lebouc Y, Froguel P, Guy-Grand B. A mutation in the human leptin receptor gene causes obesity and pituitary dysfunction. Nature. 1998 Mar 26; 392(6674):398-401.
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      45. Vaisse C, Kim J, Espinosa R, Le Beau MM, Stoffel M. Pancreatic islet expression studies and polymorphic DNA markers in the genes encoding hepatocyte nuclear factor-3alpha, -3beta, -3gamma, -4gamma, and -6. Diabetes. 1997 Aug; 46(8):1364-7.
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      46. Vaisse C, Halaas JL, Horvath CM, Darnell JE, Stoffel M, Friedman JM. Leptin activation of Stat3 in the hypothalamus of wild-type and ob/ob mice but not db/db mice. Nat Genet. 1996 Sep; 14(1):95-7.
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      47. Ruiz J, Blanché H, James RW, Garin MC, Vaisse C, Charpentier G, Cohen N, Morabia A, Passa P, Froguel P. Gln-Arg192 polymorphism of paraoxonase and coronary heart disease in type 2 diabetes. Lancet. 1995 Sep 30; 346(8979):869-72.
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      48. Clément K, Vaisse C, Manning BS, Basdevant A, Guy-Grand B, Ruiz J, Silver KD, Shuldiner AR, Froguel P, Strosberg AD. Genetic variation in the beta 3-adrenergic receptor and an increased capacity to gain weight in patients with morbid obesity. N Engl J Med. 1995 Aug 10; 333(6):352-4.
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      49. Hager J, Hansen L, Vaisse C, Vionnet N, Philippi A, Poller W, Velho G, Carcassi C, Contu L, Julier C, et al. A missense mutation in the glucagon receptor gene is associated with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Nat Genet. 1995 Mar; 9(3):299-304.
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      50. Mellon SH, Kushner JA, Vaisse C. Expression and regulation of adrenodoxin and P450scc mRNA in rodent tissues. DNA Cell Biol. 1991 Jun; 10(5):339-47.
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      51. Van Cong N, Vaisse C, Gross MS, Slim R, Milgrom E, Bernheim A. The human placental protein 14 (PP14) gene is localized on chromosome 9q34. Hum Genet. 1991 Mar; 86(5):515-8.
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      52. Vaisse C, Atger M, Potier B, Milgrom E. Human placental protein 14 gene: sequence and characterization of a short duplication. DNA Cell Biol. 1990 Jul-Aug; 9(6):401-13.
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      53. Mellon SH, Vaisse C. cAMP regulates P450scc gene expression by a cycloheximide-insensitive mechanism in cultured mouse Leydig MA-10 cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1989 Oct; 86(20):7775-9.
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