Professor Pierre Magistretti Elected to Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

28 March, 2024

KAUST offers its congratulations to Professor Pierre Magistretti on his recent election to the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. This prestigious appointment recognizes Professor Magistretti's significant contributions to the field of neuroscience, particularly his pioneering work on the role of lactate in brain function. 

Professor Magistretti's research has challenged traditional understandings of brain metabolism. His focus on the lactate shuttle system has shed light on how neurons and glial cells cooperate to meet the brain's energy demands. This groundbreaking work has opened new avenues for research into neurological disorders and brain development.

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