Scientific Commitee

  • Mireille Dardenne

    Member National Institute of Health and Medical Research. Researcher Emeritus INSERM. Paris. France.

    Biography

    TITLES

    Medical Doctor – Faculty of Medicine – University of Paris
    Resident - Paris Hospital
    Specialist - Endocrinology – Nutrition- Metabolic diseases
    M.Sci. Degree (Human Biology) University of Paris
    General Immunology Degree- Pasteur Institute


    POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING IN IMMUNOLOGY

    Pr. A.J.S. Davies - Chester Beatty Institute, London - G.B.
    Pr. A.L. Goldstein - University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston – USA
    Pr. R.A. Good - Sloan Kettering Institute - New York – USA

    PARTICIPATIONS

    Vice-President - French Society of Immunology
    Member - British Society of Immunology
    - French Society for Immunology
    - International Society for Trace Elements Research in Humans
    - Endocrine Society
    - International Society for NeuroImmunoModulation (ISNIM).
    - I-FINER

    COMMISSIONS/COMMITTEES

    Consultant – Pharmacology – French Ministry of Health
    Expert witness for European Community

    EDITORIAL BOARD

    Endocrine Journal
    The Journal of Trace Elements in Experimental Medicine
    Neuroimmunomodulation

    AWARDS

    Award of the French Academy of Sciences : Prix ARIZE
    Member of the Brasilian Academy of Sciences
    Norvera Spector Award

    RESEARCH POSITION

    Director of CNRS unit : UMR 8603 – Hôpital Necker (until 2002)
    Research Director - Inserm
    Emeritus Research director - Inserm

    TOPICS OF INTEREST

    Immunology; Neuroimmunoendocrinology, Endocrinology.
    Thymus physiology
    Autoimmune diabetes
    Hormone-immune system relationship
    Nutrition-immune system relationship


    INTERNATIONAL FUNCTIONS

    • International Research Cooperation with Great Britain, United States, Middle east (Lebanon)
    • Long term cooperation with scientists from South-America :
    - Argentina (Inserm/Conicet agreements from 1991)
    - Brazil : 20 years of collaboration with Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Rio de Janeiro, through several international agreements.
    Creation of an International CNRS-Fiocruz associated laboratory (LIA) (January 2007).

    PUBLICATIONS

    - 300 peer-reviewed publications
    - 100 publications or reviews (Congresses and Books)
    - Several invitations to meetings as chairman or invited speaker.