Philippe Klee

Dr Philippe Klee

Modulation and measurement of the pancreatic beta-cell mass

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Pediatric Endocrine & Diabetes Unit. Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, HUG

 Philippe Klee graduated in medicine in 2003 at the University of Geneva. Thereafter, he has worked within de department of Cell Physiology and Metabolism and has obtained his PhD and MD from the University of Geneva in 2007 and 2009 respectively. He has then been trained as a pediatrician at the Children’s Hospital of the University Hospitals of Geneva and has obtained the license in pediatrics in 2010. He has then combined clinical activity and research in Lyon, France, and has specialized in pediatric endocrinology and diabetology. He has obtained his license in pediatric endocrinology and diabetology in 2016. He is currently physician in the Pediatric Endocrine and Diabetes Unit at the Children’s Hospital of Geneva.

His research interests concern the pancreatic beta-cell mass and function. The regulation of cell death by apoptosis, as well as the identification of biomarkers to follow the beta-cell mass in a clinical setting.

He has a pre- and post-graduate teaching activity within the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, as well as within the University Hospitals of Geneva.