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Carel Le Roux MBChB, MSc, FRCP, FRCPath, PhD

Carel W. Le Roux MBChB, MSc, FRCP, FRCPath, PhD

Co-Director, Metabolic Medicine Lab, Diabetes Complications Research Centre, Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

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 Experimental Pathology and he is now a Director of the Metabolic Medicine Group. He currently coordinates an Innovative Medicine Initiative project on obesity. He previously received a President of Ireland Young Researcher Award, Irish Research Council Laurate Award, 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.


Professor le Roux serves on advisory boards for following companies: Consilient Health, NovoNordisk, Herbalife, Johnson & Johnson, ONO pharmaceuticals, Metronic, Fractyl, GI Dynamics, Roche, AstraZeneca, Lilly, and Boehringer Ingelheim.