Christian Vaisse, MD, PhD
Christian Vaisse is Vera M. Long Endowed Chair in Diabetes Research and Director of the UCSF Nutrition & Obesity Research Center (NORC). He received his MD and PhD degrees from the University of Paris XI. His research over the past 20 years has focused on uncovering the biological mechanisms involved in the genetic predisposition to obesity and diabetes. In his spare time he enjoys playing soccer.