null John Di Battista, BSc, MSc, PhD

Associate Investigator, RI-MUHC, Glen site

Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program

Centre for Translational Biology

Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University



signaling • genetics • proteomics • G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) • inflammation

Research Focus

My research focuses on G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathways regulating the inflammatory response.

Selected Publications

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  • Zriek, F., Di Battista, John A., Alaaeddine, N.: Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Secretome: Immunomodulation, Tissue Repair and Effects on Neurodegenerative Conditions. Current Stem Cell Research & Therapy. 2021 Feb 2. doi:10.2174/1574888X16666210202145639. PMID: 33530914.

  • Zhao, Y., Stephan Hasse, Myriam Vaillancourt, Chenqi Zhao, Lynn Davis, Eric Boilard, Paul Fortin, John A. Di Battista, Patrice E. Poubelle, and Sylvain G. Bourgoin. Phospholipase A1 Member A Activates Fibroblast-like Synoviocytes through the Autotaxin-Lysophosphatidic Acid Receptor Axis Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2021, 22(23), 12685. PMID: 34884486.

  • [Conference presentation] Peterson, J.M., Zahedi, R.P., Alamr, M., Leclair, V., Di Battista, J.A., Nakaraju, K., and Hudson, M. A window into intracellular events in myositis muscle through targeted proteomics. (Topic: Autoimmune and inflammatory myopathies). World Muscle Society Virtual Congress September 20-24, 2021.

  • Casimiro Gerarduzzi, QingWen He, John Antoniou, and John A. Di Battista: Global phosphoproteomic analysis of signaling downstream of the ProstaglandinE2/G-protein coupled receptor in human synovial fibroblasts J Proteome Res. 2014 Nov 7;13(11):5262-80 PMID: 25223752.

  • Casimiro Gerarduzzi, QingWen He, John Antoniou, and John A. Di Battista. Prostaglandin E2-dependent blockade of fibroblast-to-myofibroblast transition is mediated through S1379 phosphorylation of rho-associated coiled coil-containing kinase-2: A phosphoproteomic analysis. J. Cell. Biol. 2014 Sep;115(9):1516-27.