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Last update 2013-12-02 05:56:14.038

Catherine Le Visage PhD Biomaterials - Drug delivery - Tissue engineering - Regenerative Medicine

Course and current status

2013-           Research Director. National Institute of Health and Medical Research, U791, Nantes, France

2007-2013    Research Scientist. National Institute of Health and Medical Research, U698, Paris, France

2005-2007    Young Investigator Fellow. National Institute of Health and Medical Research, France 

2003-2005    Research Associate. Biomedical Engineering Dept, Johns Hopkins, USA, Advisor: Pr. K. Leong

2000-2003    Postdoctoral position. Biomedical Engineering Dept, Johns Hopkins, USA, Advisor: Pr. K. Leong

1996-1999    Ph.D. Student in Pharmaceutical Sciences. University Paris 11, France, Advisor: Pr. P. Couvreur 

Scientific summary

Catherine Le Visage is a Research Director at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, located in Nantes, and is working in a group focusing on Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine.

She was trained as a Pharmacist. In 1999, she received her PhD in Pharmaceutical Technologies from the University of Paris 11 (France) on nano-and microparticles. She performed a post-doctoral training at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (Baltimore, USA) in the Biomedical Engineering Department, where she was appointed as a Research Associate in 2003. Her research focused on tissue engineering projects, such as intervertebral disc regeneration and tracheal replacement. She joined Inserm as a tenured Research Scientist in 2007 to conduct research on 3D polysaccharides for tissue engineering.

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