Didier Samuel appointed Head of Inserm


A doctor, professor and researcher, Didier Samuel has dedicated his entire career to both his work in healthcare and research. As a Professor of Hepatology at Université Paris-Saclay, the Head of the Physiopathogenesis and Treatment of Liver Diseases research unit (Université Paris-Saclay/Inserm), the Head of the Hepatology and Liver Intensive Care unit and of the liver transplant programme at Paul-Brousse hospital, Didier Samuel has been Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Université Paris-Saclay since 2017. He was elected President of the Conference of Deans of Schools of Medicine in 2022, and also chaired the National Research Coordination Committee.

He is a world-renowned specialist in liver disease and transplants.

Inserm, France’s national research organisation dedicated to human health

Founded in 1964, Inserm is a public scientific and technological institute which operates under the joint authority of the French Ministries for Health and Research. The institute is dedicated to biomedical research and human health, covering a wide scope of research activities, from the laboratory to the patient’s bedside.

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