Prof. Karine Clément

Karine Clément (MD, PhD) is medical doctor, full professor of Nutrition at Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital and Sorbonne University, Paris. Since 2002, her research unit at INSERM ( works on the pathophysiology of obesity and related disorders. From 2011-2016, she created and was the director of the Institute of CardiometAbolism and Nutrition (ICAN). KC has been first involved in genetics of obesity and contributed to the identification of monogenic forms of obesity. Her group is also exploring the link between environmental changes (as changes in lifestyle and nutrition), gut microbiota, immune system and tissue functional modifications (adipose tissue fibrosis and inflammation). K Clément and her group contributed to more than 350 highly cited publications. KC contributes to several science advisory boards and international consortia such as METACARDIS a EU project dedicated to the study of gut microbiota in cardiometabolic diseases. She was coordinator of Metacardis for 6 years. KC is a member of several international groups (WOF, EASD, AFERO).
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