Böhm J, Barthélémy I, Landwerlin C, Blanchard-Gutton N, Relaix F, Blot S, Laporte J, Tiret L. A dog model for centronuclear myopathy (CNM) carrying the most common DNM2 mutation. Dis Model Mech. 2022 Mar.


Cazorla O, Barthélémy I, Su JB, Meli AC, Chetboul V, Scheuermann V, Gouni V, Anglerot C, Richard S, Blot S, Ghaleh B, Lacampagne A. Stabilizing Ryanodine Receptors Improves Left Ventricular Function in Juvenile Dogs With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021 Dec.


Barthélémy I, Calmels N, Weiss RB, Tiret L, Vulin A, Wein N, Peccate C, Drougard C, Beroud C, Deburgrave N, Thibaud JL, Escriou C, Punzón I, Garcia L, Kaplan JC, Flanigan KM, Leturcq F, Blot S. X-linked muscular dystrophy in a Labrador Retriever strain: phenotypic and molecular characterisation. Skelet Muscle. 2020 Aug.

Barthélémy I, Thibaud JL, de Fornel P, Cassano M, Punzón I, Mauduit D, Vilquin JT, Devauchelle P, Sampaolesi M, Blot S. In vivo stem cell tracking using scintigraphy in a canine model of DMD. Sci Rep. 2020 Jun.

Mariot V,  Le Guiner C, Barthélémy I, Montus M, Blot S, Torelli S, Morgan J, Muntoni F, Voit T, Dumonceaux J. Myostatin is a quantifiable biomarker for monitoring pharmaco-gene therapy in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Mol Ther Methods Clin Dev. 2020 Jun.

Punzón I, Mauduit D, Holvoet B, Thibaud JL, de Fornel P, Deroose CM, Blanchard-Gutton N, Vilquin JT, Sampaolesi M, Barthélémy I, Blot S.ntricular function In vivo myoblasts tracking using the sodium iodide sympoter gene expressionin dogs. Mol Ther Methods Clin Dev. 2020 Jun.

Sanson M, Vu Hong A, Massourides E, Bourg N, Suel L, Amor F, Corre G, Bénit P, Barthélémy I, Blot S, Bigot A, Pinset C, Rustin P, Servais L, Voit T, Richard I, Israeli D. miR-379 links glucocorticoid treatment with mitochondrial response in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Sci Rep. 2020 Jun.

Ghaleh B, Barthélemy I, Wojcik J, Sambin L, Bizé A, Hittinger L, Tran TD, Thomé FP, Blot S, Su JB. Protective effects of rimeporide on left ventricular function in golden retriever muscular dystrophy dogs. Int J Cardiol. 2020.

Etienne J, Joanne P, Catelain C, Riveron S, Bayer AC, Lafable J, Punzon I, Blot S, Agbulut O, Vilquin JT. Aldehyde dehydrogenases contribute to skeletal muscle homeostasis in healthy, aging, and Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2020 Mar

Ghaleh B, Barthélemy I, Sambin L, Bizé A, Hittinger L, Blot S, Su JB.  Alteration in left ventricular contractile function develops in puppies with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2020 Jan.


Barthélémy I, Hitte C, Tiret L. The dog model in the spotlight: legancy of a trustful cooperation. J Neuromuscul Dis. Aug 19. 2019

Ghaleh B, Barthélemy I, Sambin L, Bizé A, Hittinger L, Blot S, Su JB. Alteration in left ventricular contractile function develops in puppies with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. J Am Soc Echocardiogr.  Oct 11.2019


Ait Mou, Y., A. Lacampagne, T. Irving, V. Scheuermann, S. Blot, B. Ghaleh, P. P. de Tombe and O. Cazorla. Altered myofilament structure and function in dogs with Duchenne muscular dystrophy cardiomyopathy. J Mol Cell Cardiol 2018.

Vandenberghe, H., J. L. Thibaud, P. Moissonnier and S. BlotMagnetic resonance imaging of a giant frontal hemorrhagic mucocele with intracranial extension in a cat. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2018.


Le Guiner C Servais L Montus M Larcher T Fraysse B, Moullec S, Allais M, Francois V, Dutilleul M, Malerba A, Koo T, Thibaut J.L, Matot B, Devaux M, LeDuff J, Deschamps J.Y, Barthélémy I, Blot S, Testault I, Wahbi K, Ederhy S, Martin S, Veron P, Georger C, Athanasopoulos T, Masurier C, Mingozzi F, Carlier P, Gjata B, Hogrel J.Y, Adjali O, Mavilio F, Voit T, Moullier P, Dickson G. Long-term microdystrophin gene therapy is effective in a canine model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Nat.Commun. 2017, Jul 25.

Fraysse B, Barthélémy I, Qannari EM, Rouger K, Thorin C, Blot S, Le Guiner C, Chérel Y, Hogrel JY. Gait characterization in golden retriever muscular dystrophy dogs using linear discriminant analysis. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2017, Apr 12.

Thibaud JL, Matot B, Barthélémy I, Fromes Y, Blot S, Carlier P.Anatomical and mesoscopic characterization of the dystrophic diaphragm: An in vivo nuclear magnetic resonance imaging study in the Golden retriever muscular dystrophy dog. Neuromuscul Disord. 2017, Feb 7.


Palazzolo G, Quattrocelli M, Toelen J, Dominici R, Anastasia L, Tettamenti G, Barthelemy I, Blot S, Gijsbers R, Cassano M, Sampaolesi M (2016). Cardiac Niche Influences the Direct Reprogramming of Canine Fibroblasts into Cardiomyocyte-Like Cells. Stem Cells Int. 2016, 4969430-


Quattrocelli M, Swinnen M, Giacomazzi G, Camps J, Barthelemy I, Ceccarelli G, Caluwe E, Grosemans H, Thorrez L, Pelizzo G, Muijtjens M, Verfaillie CM, Blot S, Janssens S, Sampaolesi M (2015). Mesodermal iPSC-derived progenitor cells functionally regenerate cardiac and skeletal muscle. J.Clin.Invest. 125, 4463-4482.

Blondelle J, Ohno Y, Gache V, Guyot S, Storck S, Blanchard-Gutton N, Barthelemy I, Walmsley G, Rahier A, Gadin S, Maurer M, Guillaud L, Prola A, Ferry A, Aubin-Houzelstein G, Demarquoy J, Relaix F, Piercy RJ, Blot S, Kihara A, Tiret L, Pilot-Storck F. HACD1, a regulator of membrane composition and fluidity, promotes myoblast fusion and skeletal muscle growth. J.Mol.Cell Biol. 2015. 7, 429-440.


Barthélémy I, Pinto-Mariz F, Yada E, Desquilbet L, Savino W, Silva-Barbosa SD, Faussat AM, Mouly V, Voit T, Blot S, Butler-Browne G. Predictive markers of clinical outcome in the GRMD dog model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Dis Model Mech. 2014 Nov;7(11).

Jeanson-Leh L, Lameth J, Krimi S, Buisset J, Amor F, Le GC, Barthelemy I, Servais L, Blot S, Voit T, Israeli D (2014). Serum profiling identifies novel muscle miRNA and cardiomyopathy-related miRNA biomarkers in Golden Retriever muscular dystrophy dogs and Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients. Am.J.Pathol. 184, 2885-2898.

La Rovere RM, Quattrocelli M, Pietrangelo T, Di Filippo ES, Maccatrozzo L, Cassano M, Mascarello F, Barthelemy I, Blot S, Sampaolesi M, Fulle S (2014). Myogenic potential of canine craniofacial satellite cells. Front Aging Neurosci. 6, 90-


Barthélémy I, Uriarte A, Drougard C, Unterfinger Y, Thibaud JL, Blot S. Effects of an immunosuppressive treatment in the GRMD dog model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy PLoS One. 2012 Nov 21:7 (11).

Vulin A, Barthélémy I, Goyenvalle A, Thibaud JL, Beley C, Griffith G, Benchaouir R, le Hir M, Unterfinger Y, Lorain S, Dreyfus P, Voit T, Carlier P, Blot S, Garcia L. Muscle function recovery in golden retriever muscular dystrophy after AAV1-U7 exon skipping. Mol Ther. 2012 Nov;20 (11).

Thibaud JL, Azzabou N, Barthelemy I, Fleury S, Cabrol L, Blot S, Carlier PG. Comprehensive longitudinal characterization of canine muscular dystrophy by serial NMR imaging of GRMD dogs. Neuromuscul Disord. 2012 Oct1;22 Suppl 2.

Bedu AS, Labruyère JJ, Thibaud JL, Barthélémy I, Leperlier D, Saunders JH, Blot S. Age-related thoracic radiographic changes in golden and labrador retriever muscular dystrophy. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2012 Sep-Oct;53(5).

Su JB, Cazorla O, Blot S, Blanchard-Gutton N, Ait Mou Y, Barthélémy I, Sambin L, Sampedrano CC, Gouni V, Unterfinger Y, Aguilar P, Thibaud JL, Bizé A, Pouchelon JL, Dabiré H, Ghaleh B, Berdeaux A, Chetboul V, Lacampagne A, Hittinger L. Bradykinin restores left ventricular function, sarcomeric protein phosphorylation, and e/nNOS levels in dogs with Duchenne muscular dystrophy cardiomyopathy. Cardiovasc Res. 2012 Jul 1;95(1):86-96.

Maurer M, Mary J, Guillaud L, Fender M, Pele M, Bilzer T, N. Olby, Penderis J, Shelton GD, Panthier JJ, Thibaud JL, Barthelemy I, Aubin-Houzelstein G, Blot S, Hitte C, and Tiret L. Centronuclear myopathy in Labrador retrievers: a recent founder mutation in the PTPLA gene has rapidly disseminated worldwide. PLoS.One 2012; 7 (10).

H. Dabire, Barthelemy I, Blanchard-Gutton N, Sambin L, Sampedrano C. C.. Gouni V, Unterfinger Y, Aguilar P, Thibaud JL, Ghaleh B, Bize A, Pouchelon JL, Blot S, Berdeaux A, Hittinger L, Chetboul V, and Su JB. Vascular endothelial dysfunction in Duchenne muscular dystrophy is restored by bradykinin through upregulation of eNOS and nNOS. Basic Res.Cardiol. 2012 Jan; 107 (1):240.


Barthelemy I, E. Barrey, Aguilar P, Uriarte A, Chevoir M. Le, Thibaud JL, T. Voit, Blot S, and Hogrel JY. Longitudinal ambulatory measurements of gait abnormality in dystrophin-deficient dogs. BMC.Musculoskelet.Disord 2011; 12:75. PMID:21489295


Uriarte A, Moissonnier P, Thibaud JL, E. Reyes-Gomez, P. Devauchelle, and Blot S Surgical treatment and radiation therapy of frontal lobe meningiomas in 7 dogs. Can.Vet.J. 2010; 52 (7):748-752. PMID:22210938

S. Laurent, Thibaud JL., J. Hordeaux, Reyes-Gomez E, Delisle F, Blot S, and Colle MA. Chronic traumatic brain injury in a dog. J.Comp Pathol.  2010; 143 (1):75-80.  PMID:20106486

Uriarte A, Thibaud JL, Blot S. Botulism in 2 urban dogs. Can Vet J. 2010 Oct:1139-42. PMID:21197207


A. Uriarte, J-L. Thibaud and S. Blot. Botulism in two urban dogs. Canadian veterinary journal. Article in Press, 2009.

A. Uriarte, P. Moissonnier, J-L. Thibaud, E. Reyes-Gomez, P. Devauchelle and S. Blot. Surgical treatment and radiation therapy of frontal lobe meningiomas in 7 dogs. Canadian veterinary journal. Article in Press, 2009.

I. Barthélémy, E. Barrey, J-L. Thibaud, A. Uriarte, T. Voit, S. Blot and J-Y Hogrel. Gait analysis using accelerometry in dystrophin-deficient dogs. Neuromuscul Disord. 19(11):788-96, 2009. PMID: 19800232.


S. Belluco, J. L. Thibaud, J. Guyot, M. B. Krockenberger, M. Wyers, S. Blot and M. A. Colle. Spinal cryptococcoma in an immunocompetent Cat. Journal of Comparative Pathology.  139 (4):246-251, 2008. PMID: 18783789

J. L. Thibaud, A. Hidalgo, G. Benchekroun, L. Fanchon, F. Crespeau, F. Delisle, and S. Blot. Progressive myelopathy due to a spontaneous intramedullary haematoma in a dog: pre-and post-operative clinical and magnetic resonance imaging follow-up. J.Am. Anim. Hosp. Assoc. 44(5): 266-275, 2008. PMID: 18762564

J. L. Thibaud and S. Blot. Diagnostic de myopathie chez le Chien. Pratique Vet. 43: 186-189, 2008.


N. Granger, A. Hidalgo, D. Leperlier, K. Gnirs, J. L. Thibaud, F. Delisle, and S. Blot. Successful treatment of cervical spinal epidural empyema in a cat secondary to grass awn migration. J.Feline Med.Surg. 9: 340-345, 2007.  PMID: 17449314

J. L. Thibaud, A. Monnet, D. Bertoldi, I. Barthelemy, S. Blot, and P. G. Carlier. Characterization of dystrophic muscle in Golden Retriever Muscular Dystrophy dogs by nuclear magnetic resonance imaging. Neuromuscul.Disord. 17: 575-584, 2007.  PMID: 17537632

J. L. Thibaud, L. Tiret and S. Blot. Le dépistage des maladies neuromusculaires d’origine génétique chez le chien et le chat. Le nouveau praticien vétérinaire. 121-129, 2007.


S. Blot, M. Sampaolesi, G. D'Antona, N. Granger, R. Tonlorenzi, A. Innocenzi, P. Mognol, J. L. Thibaud, B.Galvez, I. Barthelemy, L. Perani, S. Mantero, M. Guttinger, O. Pansarasa, C. Rinaldi, Angelis G. Cusella-De, I. Torrente, C. Bordignon, R. Botinelli, and G. Cossu. Mesoangioblast stem cells ameliorate muscle function in dystrophic dogs. Nature 444(7119): 574-579, 2006. PMID: 17108972

V. Chetboul, S. Blot, C. Carlos, J. L. Thibaud, N. Granger, R. Tissier, P. Bruneval, F. Gaschen, V. Gouni, A. Nicolle, and J. L. Pouchelon. Tissue Doppler imaging for detection of radial and longitudinal myocardial dysfunction in a family of cats affected by dystrophin-deficient hypertrophic muscular dystrophy. J.Vet.Intern.Med. 20 (3):640-647, 2006. PMID: 16734102

N. Granger, P. Moissonnier, L. Fanchon, A. Hidalgo, K. Gnirs, and S. Blot. Cutaneous saphenous nerve graft for the treatment of sciatic neurotmesis in a dog. J.Am.Vet.Med.Assoc. 229(1): 82-86, 2006.  PMID: 16817718

S. Perie, K. Mamchaoui, V. Mouly, S. Blot, B. Bouazza, L. E. Thornell, J. Lacau Saint Guily, and G. S. Butler-Browne. Premature proliferative arrest of myoblasts in oculo-pharyngeal muscular dystrophy: therapeutic perspective of autologous myoblast transplantation. Neuromuscul.Disord. 16(11): 770-781, 2006.  PMID: 17005403


S. Blot. Myopathies des carnivores domestiques. Encycl.Vétérinaire Neurologie 2100: 1-16, 2005.

S. Blot and D. Tessier-Vetzel. Echographie du système nerveux. In: Echographie et doppler du chien et du chat, edited by V. Chetboul (Masson), 439-447, 2005.

N. Granger, J. L. Thibaud, and S. Blot. Les indications de l'IRM en neurologie. Le Point Vétérinaire 252(36): 68-73, 2005.

P. Moissonnier, V. Cuvilliez, A. Klein, C. Carozzo, C. Escriou, K. Gnirs, S. Blot, and A. Hidalgo. Restoration of elbow flexion by performing contralateral lateral thoracic and thoracodorsal nerve transfers after experimental musculocutaneous nerve transection. J.Neurosurg. 103 (1):70-78, 2005. PMID: 16121976

M. Pele, L. Tiret, J. L. Kessler, S. Blot, and J. J. Panthier. SINE exonic insertion in the PTPLA gene leads to multiple splicing defects and segregates with the autosomal recessive centronuclear myopathy in dog. Hum.Mol.Genet. 14(11): 1417-1427, 2005.  PMID: 15829503


S. Blot. Diseases of skeletal muscles. In: Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, edited by S.J. Ettinger and E.C. Feldman (W. B. Saunders), 901-905, 2004.

V. Chetboul, C. Carlos, S. Blot, J. L. Thibaud, C. Escriou, R. Tissier, J. L. Retortillo, and J. L. Pouchelon. Tissue Doppler assessment of diastolic and systolic alterations of radial and longitudinal left ventricular motions in Golden Retrievers during the preclinical phase of cardiomyopathy associated with muscular dystrophy. Am.J.Vet.Res. 65(10): 1335-1341, 2004. PMID: 15524319

V. Chetboul, C. Escriou, D. Tessier, V. Richard, J. L. Pouchelon, H. Thibault, F. Lallemand, C. Thuillez, S. Blot, and G. A. Derumeaux. Tissue Doppler imaging detects early asymptomatic myocardial abnormalities in a dog model of Duchenne's cardiomyopathy. Eur.Heart J. 21(25): 1934-1939, 2004. PMID: 15522473

V. Chetboul, D. Tessier, C. Escriou, R.Tissier, C. Carlos, M. Boussouf, J.L. Pouchelon , S. Blot, and G. A. Derumeaux. Diagnostic potential of natriuretic peptides in the occult phase of Golden Retriever Muscular Dystrophy (GRMD) cardiomyopathy. J Vet Intern Med 2004, 18: 845-850. PMID: 15638268

N. Olby, S. Blot, J. L. Thibaud, J. Phillips, D. P. O'Brien, J. Burr, J. Berg, T. Brown, and M. Breen. Cerebellar cortical degeneration in adult American Staffordshire terriers. J.Vet.Intern.Med. 18(2): 201-208, 2004. PMID: 15058771


K. Gnirs, Y. Ruel, S. Blot, D. Begon, D. Rault, F. Delisle, L. Boulouha, M-A. Colle, C. Carozzo, and P. Moissonnier. Spinal subarachnoid cysts in 13 dogs: imaging and surgical investigations. Vet. Radiol. Ultrasound 44(4): 402-408, 2003. PMID: 12939056

J. L. Thibaud and S. Blot. Observation clinique: le syndrome vestibulaire chez un chien. Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire 11: 37-43, 2003.

L. Tiret, S. Blot, J. L. Kessler, H. Gaillot, M. Breen, and J. J. Panthier. The cnm locus, a canine homologue of human autosomal forms of centronuclear myopathy, maps to chromosome 2. Hum.Genet. 113(4): 297-306, 2003. PMID: 12884002


P. Moissonnier, S. Blot, P. Devauchelle, F. Delisle, F. Beuvon, L. Boulouha, M-A. Colle, and T Lefrançois. Stereotactic CT-guided brain biopsy in the dog. J.Small Anim.Pract. 43(3): 115-123, 2002. PMID: 11916055

C. Thioudellet, S. Blot, P. Squiban, M. Fardeau, and S. Braun. Current protocol of research phase I clinical trial of full-length dystrophin plasmid DNA in Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophies Part I: rationale. Neuromuscul.Disord. 12 (Supl.1): S49-S51, 2002. PMID: 12206795


W. A. Beltran, S. Chahory, K. Gnirs, C. Escriou, S. Blot, and B. Clerc. The electroretinographic phenotype of dogs with Golden Retriever Muscular Dystrophy. Vet.Ophthalmol. 4(4): 277-282, 2001.