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Edouard TUAILLON M.D, Ph.D

Course and current status


Associate Professor of Medicine (MCU-PH, 1ère classe), Montpellier University, France

Department of Bacteriology-Virology, Montpellier University Hospital

Department of Infectious Diseases, Montpellier University Hospital

Medical Director of the Biological Ressource Center of the Montpellier University Hospital



2010-present position: Associate Professor of Medicine

2005-2009: Assistant in the laboratory of Virology and Ph.D, Montpellier University Hospital

2004: Assistant in the laboratory of Virology, Rouen University Hospital, France

1998-2003: Fellowship in Infectious Diseases, clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Rouen University Hospital

Scientific summary

My research includes exploration of host-virus interplays in mucosal compartments and development/evaluation of in vitro diagnostic methods. I am PI or co-Investigator on several university- European- and ANRS-funded grants and was previously associated with several research teams from East Asia, South America and Africa.

Author of 75 articles in peer reviewed scientific journals. Sum of times cited: 1,227 (July 2018). H-index: 22

10 representative publications:

1. Zida S, Kania D, Sotto A, Brun M, Picardeau M, Castéra J, Bolloré K, Kagoné T, Traoré J, Ouoba A, Dujols P, Van de Perre P, Méda N, Tuaillon E. Leptospirosis as Cause of Febrile Icteric Illness, Burkina Faso. Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Aug;24(8):1569-1572.
2. Tuaillon E, Viljoen J, Dujols P, Cambonie G, Rubbo PA, Nagot N, Bland RM, Badiou S, Newell ML, Van de Perre P. Subclinical mastitis occurs frequently in association with dramatic changes in inflammatory/anti-inflammatory breast milk components. Pediatr Res. 2017 Apr;81(4):556-564.
3. Casanova ML, Makinson A, Eymard-Duvernay S, Ouedraogo DE, Badiou S, Reynes J, Tuaillon E. Monoclonal Gammopathy in HIV-1-Infected Patients: Factors Associated With Disappearance Under Long-Term Antiretroviral Therapy. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2015 Nov 1;70(3):250-5
4. Ouedraogo DE, Makinson A, Vendrell JP, Casanova ML, Nagot N, Cezar R, Bollore K, Al Taaba Y, Foulongne V, Badiou S, Viljoen J, Reynes J, Van de Perre P, Tuaillon E. Pivotal role of HIV and EBV replication in the long-term persistence of monoclonal gammopathy in patients on antiretroviral therapy. Blood. 2013 Oct 24;122(17):3030-3.
5. Kania D, Bekalé AM, Nagot N, Mondain AM, Ottomani L, Meda N, Traoré M, Ouédraogo JB, Ducos J, Van de Perre P, Tuaillon E. Combining rapid diagnostic tests and dried blood spot assays for point-of-care testing of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B and hepatitis C infections in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2013 Dec;19(12):E533-41.
6. Van de Perre P, Rubbo PA, Viljoen J, Nagot N, Tylleskär T, Lepage P, Vendrell JP, Tuaillon E. HIV-1 reservoirs in breast milk and challenges to elimination of breast-feeding transmission of HIV-1. Sci Transl Med. 2012 Jul 18;4(143):143sr3.
7. Tuaillon E, Lozano C, Kuster N, Poinso A, Kania D, Nagot N, Mondain AM, Pageaux GP, Ducos J, Van de Perre P, Reynes J. Long-term hepatitis B virus surface antigen decay in HIV-1/hepatitis B virus-coinfected adults initiating a tenofovir-containing regimen. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Sep;50(9):3096-8.
8. Rubbo PA, Nagot N, Le Moing V, Brabet M, Bourdin A, Nogué E, Bolloré K, Vendrell JP, Van De Perre P, Tuaillon E. Multicytokine detection improves latent tuberculosis diagnosis in health care workers. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 May;50(5):1711-7.
9. Tuaillon E, Mondain AM, Meroueh F, Ottomani L, Picot MC, Nagot N, Van de Perre P, Ducos J. Dried blood spot for hepatitis C virus serology and molecular testing. Hepatology. 2010 Mar;51(3):752-8.
10. Tuaillon E, Valea D, Becquart P, Al Tabaa Y, Meda N, Bollore K, Van de Perre P, Vendrell JP. Human milk-derived B cells: a highly activated switched memory cell population primed to secrete antibodies. J Immunol. 2009 Jun 1;182(11):7155-62.

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