null Bernard Robaire, PhD

Associate Investigator, RI-MUHC

Child Health and Human Development Program

Professor, Department of Pharmacology And Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, MUHC



aging • androgen action • epididymis • epigenetics • male-mediated developmental toxicity

Research Focus

My research focuses on the effects of environmental toxicants on male reproduction, on male-mediated reproductive toxicology, on the structure, function and regulation of the epididymis, on androgen action, and on the aging of the male reproductive system.

Selected Publications

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  • Noblanc A, Klaassen A, Robaire C. (2020) The exacerbation of aging and oxidative stress in the epididymis of Sod1 null mice. Antioxidants (Basel). 11:9 pii: E151.

  • Chan D, Shao X, Dumargne MC, Aarabi M, Simon MM, Kwan T, Bailey JL, Robaire B, Kimmins S, San Gabriel MC, Zini A, Librach C, Moskovtsev S, Grundberg E, Bourque G, Pastinen T, Trasler JM. (2019) Customized MethylC-Capture Sequencing to Evaluate Variation in the Human Sperm DNA Methylome Representative of Altered Folate Metabolism. Environ Health Perspect. 127:87002.

  • Fice HE, Robaire B. (2019) Telomere Dynamics Throughout Spermatogenesis. Genes (Basel). 10. pii: E525.

  • Albert O, Nardelli TC, Lalancette C, Hales BF, Robaire B. (2018) Effects of In Utero and Lactational Exposure to New Generation Green Plasticizers on Adult Male Rats: A Comparative Study With Di(2-Ethylhexyl) Phthalate. Toxicol Sci. 164:129-141.

  • Nardelli TC, Albert O, Lalancette C, Culty M, Hales BF, Robaire B. (2017) In Utero and Lactational Exposure Study in Rats to Identify Replacements for Di(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate. Sci Rep. 7:3862.