Chantal Mathieu, M.D., Ph.D.

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Chantal Mathieu is Professor of Medicine at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. She serves as the Chair of Endocrinology at the University Hospital Gasthuisberg Leuven, Senior Vice President of EASD, and Chair of Postgraduate Education at EASD.

Chantal’s clinical areas of interest include the organization of diabetes care. She is involved in several clinical trials in type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Her research is focused on the prevention of T1D, effects of vitamin D on the immune system and diabetes, and functioning of the insulin-producing beta cell. Chantal has authored or co-authored more than 350 peer-reviewed publications in international journals. In 2013, she received the prestigious InBev-Baillet Latour Prize for Clinical Research for her pioneering research on the pathogenesis of T1D. Presently, she coordinates the INNODIA project on prevention and intervention in T1D in Europe.

Chantal received her M.D. and Ph.D. at the University of Leuven, where she subsequently completed training in internal medicine and endocrinology.