27 September 2012

Dr. André Carpentier Received the Young Scientist Award

andre_carpentierResearcher at the Centre de recherche clinique Étienne-Le Bel (CRCELB – Clinical Research Centre) of the CHUS, Dr. André Carpentier has received the prestigious Young Scientist Award 2012 from the Canadian Diabetes Association.  

The research done by Dr. Carpentier on diabetes, obesity and cardio-vascular complications is known worldwide. His work on the role of brown fat in humans – a new track into fighting obesity – was published in the renowned Journal of Clinical Investigation.

Holder of the IRSC-GSK Chair on diabetes, Dr. Carpentier is also an endocrinologist at the CHUS and a professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMSS) of Université de Sherbrooke.

The Young Scientist Award is given to a researcher under 45 years of age for his numerous contributions to science and medicine in Canada.

Source: Université de Sherbrooke
Photo credit: Robert Dumont

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