André Marette

Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec – Université Laval, Québec, QC, Canada
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval, Québec, QC, Canada

Dr. Marette is Professor of Medicine and researcher at the Heart and Lung Institute and holds a Pfizer research Chair on the pathogenesis of insulin resistance and cardiovascular complications of diabetes. Dr. Marette’s research has advanced the understanding of the physiological and molecular mechanisms of inflammation implicating the microbiome, and opened new possibilities for prevention and treatment and metabolic diseases. He has published over 260 papers, reviews and book chapters and was invited to give more than a hundred lectures at various national & international conferences in the last 10 years. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for the Am J Physiol: Endo & Metab. and has authored two books in the last few years. Dr. Marette has received several awards for his work including the prestigious Charles Best Award and Lectureship from the University of Toronto for his overall contribution to the advancement of scientific knowledge in the field of diabetes.

Areas of Interest

  • Calcific aortic valve stenosis
  • Cardiometabolic diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Fatty liver diseases
  • Inflammation
  • Insulin resistance
  • Insulin signaling
  • Intestinal health
  • Microbiome
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity