Sylvaine Artero
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  • Location : Montpellier, France
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Sylvaine Artero PhD, Epidemiology

Course and current status

Past and current appointments

currently (since 2015)  head the team 'Age-related Cognitive Disorders' at Inserm Unit 1061. Neuropsychiatry: Epidemiological and Clinical research. La colombière Hospital, Montpellier, France (Karen Ritchie, Dir) 

since 2005. Senior Inserm Researcher (CR1 level). Inserm U 1061, Montpellier

1999-2005. Coordinator of the E3C-Montpellier centre. Inserm U 888, Montpellier (K Ritchie, Dir)


2014. HDR Qualification to supervise Ph.D. theses–University of Montpellier

2004. PhD in neuroepidemiology–University of Montpellier

Scientific summary

Main areas of research


  • Epidemiological research in the field of neurological and psychiatric diseases in ageing, addressing their biological, environmental, genetic and neuro-imaging aspects


  • Development of etiological models of cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease for the detection of potentially reversible risk factors (environmental, nutritional and psychiatric)


  • Identification of cerebral biomarkers for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment


Main grants


2018-2021   Principal investigator of the Sugar and Alzheimer's Disease project (France Alzheimer research prize)

2008-2011   Principal investigator of the Cerebral white matter lesions project (France Alzheimer research prize)

2009-2011   Associate investigator of the COGICARE project (ANR grant)


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