Bernard Srour
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  • Location : Paris, France
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Bernard Srour PhD, PharmD, MPH

Course and current status

Current position

 Scientist in Nutritional Epidemiology

 EREN (Nutritional Epidemiology Research Team) - INSERM U1153, Université   Sorbonne Paris Nord, INRAE, Cnam

 Coordinator of Réseau NACRe

 The French Network for Nutrition and Cancer Research   (


  • PhD in Epidemiology (2016-2019): University Paris 13 Sorbonne Paris Cité - Galilée Doctoral School (ED146)- Nutritional Epidemiology Research Team EREN - Inserm U1153 - Inra U1125 - Cnam/CRESS
    Topic: Food processing and risk of non-communicable diseases
  • MPH Master of Public Health - Interventional Epidemiology (2013-2015): Bordeaux School of Public Health ISPED - High Honors, AUF Grant
  • PharmD Doctor of Pharmacy (2005-2011): Faculty of Pharmacy, Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth


Previous positions

  • DKFZ German Cancer Research Center, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, Heidelberg (2019-2021)
    Postdoctoral Research scientist
  • INSERM U1153 - EREN Team (2016-2019)
    Doctoral Researcher in Nutritional Epidemiology 
  • INSERM U1219 (Bordeaux Population Health) - LEHA Team (2015-2016): Research intern then Biostatistician Epidemiologist
  • UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (2013): Assistant Public Health Associate
  • L'Officine, Pharmacie et Parapharmacie-Zahlé Liban (2011-2013): Chief pharmacist
  • CHU Hôtel-Dieu de France (2010-2011): Clincal pharmacy Intern

Scientific summary

B. Srour's main research interests are the impact of food-processinng on health, as well as the links between circadian perturbation due to food intakes and chronic diseases, in particular cancer.
On another aspect, he is now working, in the framework of his research activites in the German Cancer Research Center, on the development of a score for clinical practice, to predict life expectancy using lifetstyle factors and blood biomarkers.

He is the Coordinator and a member of the steering commitee of the French Network for Nutrition and Cancer Research (Réseau NaCRe).

He (co)authored more than 60 scientific publications (H-Index = 16), and is a regular reviewer for several journals (BMJ, JAMA, International Journal of Cancer, European Journal of Epidemiology). He is an expert for the French National Cancer Institute. He co-directed 5 and tutored 2 Master students, and participates occasionally to the teaching activities of the Masters programme “Nutrition and Public health” Paris 13 University (Dyslipidemia, Methods in Epidemiology, Food Processing and Health). He was a teaching assistant for first-year medical and bachelor in biology students in Paris 13 University; and gives regular lectures and seminars on Nutrition and Cancer.

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