Prof. Chantal Mathieu Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

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Chantal Mathieu is a staff member in internal medicine (endocrinology) at the University Hospital Gasthuisberg in Leuven. She is also a Professor of Medicine at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and a Clinical Researcher of the Flemish Research Council. Professor Mathieu's research activities include the study of the pathogenesis of type 1... read morediabetes, as well as prevention of the disease and islet transplantation in animal models. Understanding the potential role of vitamin D in the process is a major topic. Moreover, in recent years the group participated in translational studies of disease prevention and islet transplantation in humans. Professor Mathieu is Associate Editor of Diabetologia and President of the Flemish Diabetes Society (VDV).