Editor's Bio
Dr. Marette

Dr. André Marette is Professor of Medicine at the Heart and Lung Institute and Scientific Director of the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods at Laval University. He also holds a research Chair on the pathogenesis of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases (CVD). Dr. Marette is an internationally renowned expert on the pathogenesis of insulin resistance and CVD, and his research has advanced our understanding of the physiological and molecular mechanisms of inflammation and opened new possibilities for prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes and CVD. He is also studying how nutrition and food ingredients can modulate the gut microbiota to protect against obesity-linked intestinal inflammation, fatty liver disease, and type 2 diabetes. Dr. Marette has published over 200 papers, reviews, and book chapters. He has received several awards including the Young Scientist Award of the Canadian Diabetes Association and the Charles Best Award from the University of Toronto for his overall contribution to the advancement of scientific knowledge in the field of diabetes.