UMR 1397 - Cardio-Metabolism, Diabetes and Nutrition (CarMeN)

CARMEN is a biomedical research laboratory in the field of cardiovascular diseases, metabolism, diabetes and nutrition. These diseases share common pathophysiological determinants related to the environment, lifestyle and population ageing. The main objective of CarMeN lab is to improve our understanding of these important diseases and to develop new treatments and preventive strategies for a better care of the patients.

5 teams:

  • Nutritional Adaptations, Environment and Diabetes
  • Regulation of Muscle Mass and Metabolic Disorders
  • Organelle Communication and Diabetes
  • Postprandial lipids and TG-rich lipoproteins: regulations and functional impacts “LiPo”  
  • Cardioprotection

Key figures :

22 researchers 58 teacher-researchers 38 engineers and technicians 35 PhD students and 8 Post-docs fellows

Doctoral school(s)
DS 205 - Sciences, Health, Interdisciplinary
Co-accredited institutions : Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, INSA Lyon