CARIOU

Bertrand CARIOU  MD, PhD, Professor of Endocrinology, CHU Nantes

B. Cariou obtained his MD (University of Nantes) and PhD (University Paris XI) in 2003.
He completed his post-doctoral training at the Institut Pasteur, Lille (Pr B. Staels) on the metabolic role of the bile acid receptor FXR.
He joined l’institut du thorax in 2006 and became Professor of Endocrinology at the Nantes University Hospital in 2009. Since 2015, he has been the elected director of l’institut du thorax.
He obtained the Apollinaire Bouchardat (2009) and Auguste Loubatières (2017) awards from the French Society of Diabetes.
Pr. Cariou is interested in the function of PCSK9 and is a core member of a TransAtlantic Network of Excellence on PCSK9 funded by the Fondation Leducq (2014–2019).
He is also the coordinator of RHU project CHOPIN (2016-2021), aiming to identify new targets in LDL-cholesterol metabolism.

mail bertrand.cariou@univ-nantes.fr