The patient who needs immediate assistance should not communicate directly with the researcher. Instead, they should call the doctor’s office or take other appropriate measures, such as going to the nearest emergency service.


endocrinologist Department of Medicine, Service of Endocrinology, CHUM

Associate Professor Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal

Other Affiliations

Director Diabetes, Metabolism and Obesity Clinic, IRCM

Director Obesity, metabolism and diabetes research platform, IRCM

Director Metabolic Diseases Research Unit, IRCM

endocrinologist Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM)

Full Research Professor IRCM

Incumbent J.A. DeSève Chair in Clinical Research, IRCM


Metabolic diseases, including obesity and diabetes, are major risk factors for the development of several chronic diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, and are the leading causes of mortality and morbidity in Western countries. The research components of this multidisciplinary axis foc…

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