Luc ZIMMER University Hospital Professor of Neuropharmacology

Course and current status

Luc ZIMMER (PharmD, PhD) is currently a professor of neuropharmacology at the Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (Faculty of pharmacy and Departement of human biology) and is hospital radiopharmacologist at the University Hospital of Lyon (Hospices Civils de Lyon).

He is director of the CERMEP Imaging Platform and is also head of the BIORAN laboratory (Biomarqueurs radiopharmaceutiques et neurochimiques) at the Lyon Neuroscience Research Center.

Scientific summary

Luc ZIMMER is working in the area of brain molecular imaging, particularly in the field of physiological and pathological neurotransmission. His research interests include the developpement of novel PET radiopharmaceuticals for brain diagnostic imaging and biomarkers in mood disorders and neurodegenerative diseases.

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