Presentation of Karine Clément – University of Copenhagen

Presentation of Karine Clément

Karine Clément, MD, PhD, Professor of Nutrition at University Pierre and Marie Curie, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris. She performed a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford University, CA, USA, and then returned to France as Group Leader at INSERM, Paris. Dr. Clément is the former director (2011-2017) of the Institute of Cardio-metabolism and Nutrition at Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris.

She is a member and expert of several national and international scientific committees in obesity and metabolism and contributes to several European Networks in genetics and functional genomics (Diogenes, Hepadip, ADAPT, FLIP, ePos and recently coordinates METACARDIS).

Dr. Clément is investigating gut microbiota changes induced by dietary changes and bariatric surgery and has described significant modifications of bacterial gene richness, bacterial groups and links with metabolic and inflammation phenotypes related to obesity.

Dr. Clément has been member of the SAB since 2016.