PhD of Immunology, summa cum laude (René Descartes University (Paris 5), 1997).
Master of Cellular Biology with optional immunology (UPMC “Pierre et Marie Curie University” (Paris 6), 1992)
2. Professional duties
Since sept. 2006: Professor, INSERM UMR1125 (formerly EA 4222), Paris 13 University, Bobigny, France. In charge of the group “Immune regulation in RA” .
1998-2006-: Assistant professor, Paris 13 University.
In charge of the Master 2 “Tissue, Cell and Gene biotherapies” (Biothérapies Tissulaires, Cellulaires et Géniques”) at the Paris 13 University
3. Scientific societies
Member of the French Societies for Immunology, Rheumatology, and Cell and Gene Therapy, and of the European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy
Member of the Scientific Comitee of ARTHRITIS-Courtin Foundation (2005-2009)
Associate editor of European CytokineNetwork
4. Distinction and prizes
EULAR Investigator Award 1995, 1996, 1997
Awardof ARSEP, attributed by Biogen , 1997
Investigator Award, 4th World Congress on Inflammation (1999)
5 Research focuses
Lymphocyte regulation (Tregs, NKT)
Experimental models of arthritis
Mode of action of targeted treatments and biotherapies.