Nabil Rabhi, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Biochemistry & Cell Biology

Nabil Rabhi
72 E. Concord Street


  • Lille 2 University of Health and Law, PhD
  • Paris-Sud (University of Paris XI), MSc
  • Lille 2 University of Health and Law, MSc
  • Lille 1 University of Science and Technology, MSc


  • Published on 8/26/2023

    Desevin K, Cortez BN, Lin JZ, Lama D, Layne MD, Farmer SR, Rabhi N. Adrenergic Reprogramming of Preexisting Adipogenic Trajectories Steer Naïve Mural Cells Toward Beige Differentiation. bioRxiv. 2023 Aug 26. PMID: 37662295.

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  • Published on 8/1/2023

    Oger F, Bourouh C, Friano ME, Courty E, Rolland L, Gromada X, Moreno M, Carney C, Rabhi N, Durand E, Amanzougarene S, Berberian L, Derhourhi M, Blanc E, Hannou SA, Denechaud PD, Benfodda Z, Meffre P, Fajas L, Kerr-Conte J, Pattou F, Froguel P, Pourcet B, Bonnefond A, Collombat P, Annicotte JS. ß-Cell-Specific E2f1 Deficiency Impairs Glucose Homeostasis, ß-Cell Identity, and Insulin Secretion. Diabetes. 2023 Aug 01; 72(8):1112-1126. PMID: 37216637.

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  • Published on 5/12/2023

    Denechaud PD, Rabhi N. Editorial: Intra and inter organ cross-talk and cellular communication. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2023; 14:1209436. PMID: 37251682.

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  • Published on 8/9/2022

    Bourouh C, Courty E, Rolland L, Pasquetti G, Gromada X, Rabhi N, Carney C, Moreno M, Boutry R, Caron E, Benfodda Z, Meffre P, Kerr-Conte J, Pattou F, Froguel P, Bonnefond A, Oger F, Annicotte JS. The transcription factor E2F1 controls the GLP-1 receptor pathway in pancreatic ß cells. Cell Rep. 2022 Aug 09; 40(6):111170. PMID: 35947949.

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  • Published on 2/18/2022

    Rabhi N, Desevin K, Belkina AC, Tilston-Lunel A, Varelas X, Layne MD, Farmer SR. Obesity-induced senescent macrophages activate a fibrotic transcriptional program in adipocyte progenitors. Life Sci Alliance. 2022 05; 5(5). PMID: 35181634.

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  • Published on 1/15/2022

    Bornaque F, Delannoy CP, Courty E, Rabhi N, Carney C, Rolland L, Moreno M, Gromada X, Bourouh C, Petit P, Durand E, Pattou F, Kerr-Conte J, Froguel P, Bonnefond A, Oger F, Annicotte JS. Glucose Regulates m6A Methylation of RNA in Pancreatic Islets. Cells. 2022 01 15; 11(2). PMID: 35053407.

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  • Published on 11/23/2021

    Jafari N, Kolla M, Meshulam T, Shafran JS, Qiu Y, Casey AN, Pompa IR, Ennis CS, Mazzeo CS, Rabhi N, Farmer SR, Denis GV. Adipocyte-derived exosomes may promote breast cancer progression in type 2 diabetes. Sci Signal. 2021 11 23; 14(710):eabj2807. PMID: 34813359.

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  • Published on 11/8/2021

    Biagi CAO, Cury SS, Alves CP, Rabhi N, Silva WA, Farmer SR, Carvalho RF, Batista ML. Multidimensional Single-Nuclei RNA-Seq Reconstruction of Adipose Tissue Reveals Adipocyte Plasticity Underlying Thermogenic Response. Cells. 2021 11 08; 10(11). PMID: 34831295.

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  • Published on 11/1/2021

    Rabhi N, Farmer SR. Unraveling the complexity of thermogenic remodeling of white fat reveals potential antiobesity therapies. Genes Dev. 2021 11 01; 35(21-22):1395-1397. PMID: 34725126.

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  • Published on 10/13/2021

    Rabhi N, Desevin K, Cortez BN, Hekman R, Lin JZ, Emili A, Farmer SR. The cyclin dependent kinase inhibitor Roscovitine prevents diet-induced metabolic disruption in obese mice. Sci Rep. 2021 10 13; 11(1):20365. PMID: 34645915.

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