olivier baud
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olivier baud MD pedaitrics, PhD developmental neuroscience

Course and current status

  • 2006: Full Professor (PUPH), NICU, Robert Debré teaching children’s hospital, APHP
  • Head of AVENIR Team, INSERM U676 (founded in 2006)
  • 2005: Research Director Accreditation (“Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches”), major in Life Sciences, Neuroscience (President: Prof. P Evrard)
  • 2004: Ph.D. degree, Paris VII University, major in Life Sciences, Neuroscience                      
  • 2001 – 2003: PhD program (INSERM, Paris, France)
    • Doctoral dissertation program at the Developmental Neurology Laboratory, INSERM E9935, Robert Debré Teaching Hospital September 2002 - September 2003: Research fellowship; Department of Neurology and Laboratory of Neurosciences, Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA (Department head,  Dr JJ Volpe).
  • 2000: Gold medal at the residency competitive examination, 2000
  • 2000: Certified by the Board of Paediatrics
  • 1997: Medical Doctorate (Paris V University)      
    • Medical doctoral dissertation
    • Masters in "Developmental physiology and functional differentiation " (“Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies”). (Department head: Prof. Axel Kahn, INSERM U129)
  • 1994 - 2000: Residency in the Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris Teaching Hospital network
  • 1994: Masters of Biological and Medical Science, in molecular biology and immunology (Paris V University)

Scientific summary

Olivier BAUD is full professor of pediatrics, chief of the neonatal intensive care unit and neonatal medicine unit at Robert Debré children’s hospital and leads the AVENIR team R05230HS (UMR 676 Inserm-Paris Diderot University) entitled “New strategies of neuroprotection and repair of the developing brain”. His research career has been focused on studying perinatal brain damage with a particular emphasis on white matter insult. The aim of the team is to design and test new strategies of neuroprotection and to better understand the mechanisms of repair in the developing brain. Projects in the laboratory have been supported by national and international funding sources, including INSERM, Mairie de Paris, IKARIA Inc. Olivier BAUD holds an MD (pediatrician) and a PhD. He has an active and productive career with about 50 original papers in international journals (including New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Clinical Investigation, PNAS, Annals of Neurology, Cell Death and Differentiation, Journal of Neuroscience). Olivier BAUD also developed several clinical research programs in the field of translational research. He leads the Research Council of Robert Debré children’s hospital.

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