CAREL LE ROUX
Reino Unido


Professor Carel le Roux graduated from medical school in Pretoria South Africa,
completed his specialist training in metabolic medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospitals
and the Hammersmith Hospitals. He obtained his PhD from Imperial College London
where he later took up a faculty position. He moved to University College Dublin for
the Chair in Chemical Pathology and Metabolic Medicine and he is now a Director of
the Metabolic Medicine Group. He also holds the position of Professor of Metabolic
Medicine at Ulster University and Extra-ordinary Professor of Chemical Pathology at
University of Pretoria. He currently coordinates an Innovative Medicine Initiative
project on obesity. He previously received the Irish Research Council Researcher of
the Year award, a President of Ireland Young Researcher Award, the Irish Research
Council Laureate Award, a Clinician Scientist Award from the National Institute
Health Research in the UK, and a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellowship for
his work on how the gut talks to the brain.