Dr. Marette is Professor of Medicine and researcher at the Heart and Lung Institute and holds a research Chair on the pathogenesis of insulin resistance and cardiovascular complications of diabetes. Dr. Marette's research has advanced the understanding of the physiological and molecular mechanisms by which unhealthy diets rich in sugar promote obesity, diabetes and liver diseases. He has published over 300 papers, reviews and book chapters and was invited to give more than a hundred lectures at various national & international conferences in the last 10 years. He served as Editor-in-Chief for the Am J Physiol: Endo & Metab. from 2016-2022 and has authored two books including one entitled "La vérité sur le sucre". Dr. Marette has received several awards for his work including the prestigious Charles Best Award and Lectureship from the University of Toronto for his overall contribution to the advancement of scientific knowledge in the field of diabetes.