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DOCTOR JEAN-PIERRE DESPRÉS, RESEARCHER AND MOBILIZER COMMITTED

April 18th, 2018

Driven by the desire for a healthier world, Dr. Jean-Pierre Després devoted his career to studying the relationship between abdominal obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and their prevention through physical activity and healthy eating. Here are some public links for Dr. Després’ research team (all French links, except one): https://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom/channels/news/mcgill-annonce-que-le-docteur-jean-pierre-despres-est-le-laureat-2018-du-prix-manuvie-2018-pour-la-286192 (English version with videos) https://www.mcgill.ca/manulife-prize/prize/2018-winner http://www.journaldequebec.com/2017/11/26/bouger-bouger-bouger […]

Dr. Jacques Genest, between good and bad cholesterol (IR-CUSM)

April 9th, 2018

Jacques Genest is a world-renowned cardiologist and researcher who has focused his research on risk factors for cardiovascular disease, the genetics of coronary heart disease, and the formation of high-density lipoprotein (HDL). His research has, among other things, contributed to the identification of several genes involved in HDL metabolism, including the gene for ABCA1, the […]

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The Research Network on cardiometabolic health, diabetes and obesity aims to develop research excellence in these areas, to transmit knowledge and to develop the knowledge to promote the quality of life of Quebecers and Quebecers.