Andre marette PHOTODr. André Marette graduated from Laval University in 1990 with a PhD in Physiology and Endocrinology. He his currently full professor in the department of Medicine and Scientific Director of the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods at Laval University, Québec, Canada.
Dr. Marette is an international expert on the pathogenesis of inflammation, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases in obesity. His research in the areas of insulin action and insulin resistance, and the mechanisms of inflammation, has advanced the understanding of the cellular/molecular defects leading to diabetes and opened new possibilities for nutritional and pharmacological therapeutic interventions. He has published over 150 papers in high-impact journals (Nature Medicine, PNAS, J Biol Chem., FASEB J, Cell Metabolism, Diabetes, etc…) and 15 reviews or book chapters.
Dr. Marette holds several national and international research grants and awards and a researchChair in the pathogenesis of insulin resistance and cardiovascular diseases. He is also leading international research collaborations with Norway, Finland, Brazil and France. Dr. Marette has received several awards including the prestigious Young Scientist Award of the Canadian Diabetes Association and the Charles Best Lectureship Award of the University of Toronto, both in recognition for his outstanding contribution to diabetes research.
Dr Marette has organized a number of national and international meetings and symposia and has been invited to speak at more than a 140 national and international meetings. He also serves as internal or external referee to a number of international and national funding agencies.

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