Maxime Pellegrin is a Research Project Leader at the Division of Angiology, Heart and Vessel Department, Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland. He received a Ph.D. in Life Science from the University of Franche-Comté, France, and from the University of Lausanne. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Division of Angiology, Lausanne University Hospital.
His main research aims at understanding the pathophysiological mechanisms involved in atherosclerosis and peripheral artery disease, and at investigating the preventive and therapeutic effects of exercise training on vascular disorders.
His work has been awarded with several prestigious prizes, among them the Prize of Swiss Society of Angiology in 2009 and the encouraging prize for scientific research from the Union of Vascular Societies of Switzerland in 2014.