Eric Hajduch was born in Paris, France. He received his Ph.D. degree, specializing in the regulation and the expression of glucose transporters in adipocytes, from the University of Paris VII, in 1995. Then, he spent 7 years in Dundee, Scotland, as a Postdoctoral Fellow to work on insulin signaling in muscle cells. Since 2004, he works as a Senior Researcher at the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), at the Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, Paris. His current research is devoted to the study of the molecular mechanisms involved in insulin resistance induced by fatty acid derivatives, such as ceramides, in insulin sensitive tissues.
Biography Updated on 24 January 2011