Dr. Matrougui completed his Ph.D. at the University of Paris VI in 1998 and three post-doctoral fellowships in microvessel physiology at Aarhus University in Denmark (1999 - 2000), University of Paris VI (2000-2002), and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (2002-2003). He became an instructor in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at UAB in 2003 and then moved to LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, where he served as assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology from 2004 - 2007. He joined Tulane's faculty in September 2007. Dr. Matrougui is a reviewer for Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis Vascular Biology, Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Research, the Journal of Hypertension, the British Journal of Pharmacology, and the American Journal of Physiology (Renal).
Souad B, Palen D, Gonzalez-Villalobos R, Boulares H, Matrougui K. Elevated epidermal growth factor receptor phosphorylation induces resistance artery dysfunction in type 2 diabetes. Diabetes, 57:109, 2008.
Su J, Palen D, Boulares H, Matrougui K. Role of ACE-AT1R and ACE-AT2R complexes in the control of mouse mesenteric resistance artery tone. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, 311(1-2):1-7, 2008.
Ouhtit A, Matrougui K, Bengrine A, Koochekpour S, Zerfaoui M, Yousef Z. Survivin is not only a death encounter but a survival protein for invading tumor cells. Front Biosci, 12:1260-70, 2007.
Su J, Palen D, Lucchesi PA, Matrougui K. Mice lacking the gene encoding for MMP-9 and resistance artery reactivity. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 349(4):1177-8, 2006.
Palen DI, Ouhtit A, Belmadani S, Lucchesi PA, Matrougui K. Hydrogen peroxide acts as relaxing factor in human vascular smooth muscle cells independent of MAP-kinase and nitric oxide. Front Biosci, 11:2526-34, 2006.