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Founding members

Philippe Durand, PhD: Président and Scientific Director

Training physiologist, Philippe Durand did most of his research career in the field of molecular endocrinology. In addition to his research activities, he was Director of Animal Physiology station at INRA Tours-Nouzilly, head of the INRA Animal Physiology Department for 10 years and led the INSERM unit 418. He was responsible for the group "Functional genomics of reproduction" at the Lyon Institute of Functional Genomics, located at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon. Philippe Durand is co-author of more than 150 scientific publications published in international journals.

Marie-Hélène Perrard PhD: Scientific Council President

Marie-Hélène Perrard is Research Manager at CNRS. She is a specialist in the study of the regulations of spermatogenesis, in the culture of testicular cells and of cytological study of these cultures. She co-signed 45 scientific papers published in international journals, including 25 related to the Bio-AlteR® technology. She chairs the Scientific Council of Kallistem.