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Lille University Hospital

The University of Lille is recognised worldwide for the excellence of its research and teaching. It ranks among the finest higher education institutes in France and Europe. Located at the crossroads of Europe, close to Paris, Brussels and London, Lille is a youthful and dynamic city with close to 107,000 students.


Philippe is a renowned geneticist known for his contributions to the field of diabetes research. He has made significant discoveries in the genetic basis of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Froguel has identified several gene variants associated with these conditions, shedding light on their underlying mechanisms. He has published extensively, received numerous awards, and held prestigious academic positions. His research has paved the way for personalized medicine approaches in diabetes and obesity, offering insights into prevention, diagnosis, and treatment strategies. He has published >800 peer-reviewed scientific papers (H Index: 184 [Google Scholar])