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Vincent Poitout

Vincent Poitout

Dr Vincent Poitout received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the École Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort and his PhD degree from the Université Paris 6. He did a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. Dr Poitout is Professor of Medicine at the Université de Montréal. His laboratory is located at the Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CRCHUM). Dr Poitout is Chair of the National Research Council of the Canadian Diabetes Association. He is the author of over 100 scientific articles in the field of type 2 diabetes. Dr Poitout received several awards including the Thomas R. Lee Career Development Award from the American Diabetes Association and the 2009 Young Scientist Award from the Canadian Diabetes Association. He holds the Canada Research Chair in Diabetes and Pancreatic Beta-cell Function and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.

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