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Vincent Poitout, DVM, PhD
Professor of Medicine, University of Montreal
Scientific Director, CRCHUM
Canada Research Chair in Diabetes and Pancreatic ß-cell Function
Dr Vincent Poitout received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the École Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort in 1991 and his PhD degree from the Université Paris 6 in 1993. He did a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, under the guidance of Dr. Paul Robertson between 1993 and 1995. He was then recruited as a scientist at the French national institutes of health research (INSERM) and worked at the Hôtel-Dieu hospital in Paris, France.

In 1998 Dr Poitout was recruited as Principal Scientist at the Pacific Northwest Research Institute in Seattle, WA, USA. He was also appointed Affiliate Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA in 2000.

In 2005, Dr Poitout was recruited as Associate Professor of Medicine, Nutrition, and Biochemistry at the University of Montréal, QC, Canada, and his laboratory is located within the Montréal Diabetes Research Center at the Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal at the Technopole Angus.

In 2007, he was appointed as Associate Scientific Director – Basic Research and in 2011, Scientific Director at the Centre de Recherche du CHUM. He was appointed as Full Professor of Medicine in 2008. Dr Poitout is the former Chair of the American Diabetes Association’s Grant Review Panel, a former member of the Editorial Board of Endocrinology and a current Editorial Board member of Diabetes and The Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Dr Poitout received several awards including the Albert Renold Fellowship from the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, the Jean Leray Award from the European Society for Biomaterials, the Thomas R. Lee Career Development Award from the American Diabetes Association, the Apollinaire Bouchardat Award from the Journées Annuelles de Diabétologie de l’Hôtel-Dieu, and the 2009 Canadian Diabetes Association, Great-West Life, London Life, and Canada Life Young Scientist Award.

Dr Poitout holds the Canada Research Chair in Diabetes and Pancreatic ß-cell Function
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