Feds in­vest $11.5 mil­lion in Udes Health re­search

Sherbrooke Record - - LOCAL NEWS - Record Staff

Comp­ton-stanstead MP Marieclaude Bibeau an­nounced an in­vest­ment of $11.5 by the fed­eral Min­istry of Health to sup­port 16 re­search projects at the Univer­sité de Sher­brooke.

The Min­is­ter spoke about the in­vest­ment while tour­ing the di­a­betes re­search lab of Dr. An­dré Car­pen­tier, who re­ceived a $1 mil­lion grant to study the role of brown fat in obe­sity and type 2 di­a­betes. His find­ings will help guide ef­forts to pre­vent and treat di­a­betes, which is af­fect­ing a grow­ing number of Cana­di­ans.

(COUR­TESY)

From left to right, Dr. Éti­enne Richer, As­so­ciate Sci­en­tific Di­rec­tor, In­sti­tute of Ge­net­ics of the Cana­dian In­sti­tutes of Health Re­search, Prof. Pierre Cos­sette, Rec­tor of the Univer­sité de Sher­brooke, Prof. An­dré Car­pen­tier, Di­a­betes Re­searcher at the Univer­sité de Sher­brooke, Marie-claude Bibeau, Comp­ton-stanstead MP and Min­is­ter of In­ter­na­tional De­vel­op­ment, and Prof. Jean-pierre Per­reault, Vice-rec­tor, Re­search and Grad­u­ate Stud­ies, Univer­sité de Sher­brooke.

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