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Department of Financial Affairs

The Director of the Department of Financial Affairs (DAF), François Chambelin, oversees Inserm’s research funding policy. He runs the finance and assets management network for the headquarters and regional offices.

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D. Nobile (Marseille)

Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur et Corse Regional Office

The regional representative, Dominique Nobile, represents Inserm’s Chairman and CEO and the Institute in his region and with regard to all public and private partners.

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Yves Lévy is Chairman and CEO of Inserm © Inserm, F. Guénet

Yves Lévy is Chairman and CEO of Inserm and Chairman of the Institute’s Board Management. He is aided in his tasks by a Deputy Director-General.

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Department of Legal Affairs

The Director of the Department of Legal Affairs (DAJ), Jean-Christophe Hébert, has a general, cross-disciplinary role to play in liaison with all of Inserm’s departments, regional administrations and research training programs.

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Department of Program Assessment and Follow-Up

The Director of the Department of Program Assessment and Follow-Up (DESP), Nicole Haeffner-Cavaillon, is responsible for the assessment procedures of Inserm’s research scientists, programs and divisions in partnership with Inserm’s assessment bodies (specialized scientific committees, research administration committee and scientific advisory board), the thematic institutes, the Chairman and CEO and other support divisions. The DESP implements tools for steering and monitoring Inserm’s activities.

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Department of Scientific Information and Communication

The Director of the Department of Scientific Information and Communication (DISC), Arnaud Benedetti, is responsible for providing researcher scientists with the documentary resources they need, informing partners and the general public of the Institute’s findings and passing on information online, at meetings and events.

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Department of National and Foreign Affairs

The Director of the Department of National and Foreign Affairs, Valérie Mazeau-Woynar, carries out a cross-disciplinary role for the Chairman and CEO, and acts as an interface with Inserm’s thematic institutes and partners, whether they be regional, national, european or international.

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Hafid Brahmi, Director of the Department of Human Resources (DRH) © Inserm, F. Guenet

Department of Human Resources

The Director of the Department of Human Resources (DRH), Hafid Brahmi, outlines and implements Inserm’s national human resource management policy by promoting the professions and skills of its personnel and optimising work conditions.

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Department of the Information System

The Director of the Department of the Information System (DSI), Laurent Vigneron, sets out, develops and maintains a safe and consistent system of the information required for managing the Institute.

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Institute of Neurosciences, Cognitive Sciences, Neurology and Psychiatry

Etienne Hirsch, the Institute’s Director, is in charge of defining strategic policy and coordinating and implementing the Institute’s research programs.

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Institute of Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics

Xavier Jeunemaitre, Director of the Institute of Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics

Xavier Jeunemaitre, the Institute’s Director, is in charge of defining strategic policy and coordinating and implementing the Institute’s research programs.

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Institute of Cancer

Christine Chomienne, the Institute’s Director, is in charge of defining strategic policy and coordinating and implementing the Institute’s research programs.

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Yazdan Yazdanpanah

Institute of Immunology, Inflammation, Infectiology and Microbiology (I3M)

Yazdan Yazdanpanah, the Institute’s Director, is in charge of defining strategic policy and coordinating and implementing the Institute’s research programs.

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Corinne Alberti

Institute of Public Health

Corinne Alberti, the Institute’s Director, is in charge of defining strategic policy and coordinating and implementing the Institute’s research programs.

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Director of the Institute of Health Technologies

Institute of Health Technologies

Franck Lethimonnier, the Institute’s Director, is in charge of defining strategic policy and coordinating and implementing the Institute’s research programs.

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D. Pella (Lyon)

Rhône-Alpes, Auvergne Regional Office

The Regional Officer, Dominique Pella, represents Inserm’s Chairman and CEO and the Institute in his region and with regard to all public and private partners.

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J. Cavaillé (Montpellier)

Languedoc-Roussillon Regional Office

The Regional Officer, Jacques Cavaillé, represents Inserm’s Chairman and CEO and the Institute in his region and with regard to all public and private partners.

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M. Desmedt (Nantes)

Grand-Ouest (Bretagne, Centre et Pays-de-la-Loire) Regional Office

The Regional Officer, Marianne Desmedt, represents Inserm’s Chairman and CEO and the Institute in her region and with regard to all public and private partners.

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Marie Ange Luc (Stransbourg)

Grand-Est (Alsace, Bourgogne, Champagne-Ardenne, Franche-Comté et Lorraine) Regional Office

The Regional Officer, Marie Ange Lu, represents Inserm’s Chairman and CEO and the Institute in his region and with regard to all public and private partners.

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Aquitaine, Poitou-Charentes Regional Office

The Regional Officer, Philippe Leconte, represents Inserm’s Chairman and CEO and the Institute in his region and with regard to all public and private partners.

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S. Ould Ali (Lille)

Nord-Ouest (Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Basse-Normandie, Haute-Normandie et Picardie) Regional Office

The Regional Officer, Samir Ould Ali, represents Inserm’s Chairman and CEO and the Institute in his region and with regard to all public and private partners.

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Armelle Barelli (Toulouse)

Midi-Pyrénées, Limousin Regional Office

The Regional Officer, Armelle Barelli, represents Inserm’s Chairman and CEO and the Institute in her region and with regard to all public and private partners.

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Marie-Pascale Martel

Paris 5 Regional Office

The Regional Officer, Marie-Pascale Martel, represents Inserm’s Chairman and CEO and the Institute in her region and with regard to all public and private partners.

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Paris 6 Regional Office

The Regional Officer, Sylviane Inocencio, represents Inserm’s Chairman and CEO and the Institute in her region and with regard to all public and private partners.

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Laurence Lomme, déléguée régionale Paris 7 - Paris Nord

Paris 7 - Paris Nord Regional Office

The Regional Officer, Laurence Lomme, represents Inserm’s Chairman and CEO and the Institute in her region and with regard to all public and private partners.

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Laurence Parmantier, déléguée régionale DR Paris 11

Paris 11 Regional Office

The Regional Officer, Laurence Parmantier, represents Inserm’s Chairman and CEO and the Institute in her region and with regard to all public and private partners.

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Camille Chaudonneret

Paris 12 Regional Office

The Regional Officer, Camille Chaudonneret, represents Inserm’s Chairman and CEO and the Institute in her region and with regard to all public and private partners.

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Board Management

The prerogatives of Inserm’s Board Management are laid down by Decree No. 83-975 of 10 November 1983 on how Inserm is to be organized and run.

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Scientific Advisory Board

Chairman: Pierre-Olivier Couraud

As an advisory body, the Scientific Advisory Board studies the situation and development prospects of medical research and life and health sciences by drawing on the preparatory work carried out by the Specialized Scientific Committees.

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Specialized Scientific Committees

Specialized scientific commissions (CSS) participate in the processes of assessing research units and help to write the situation and outlook report drawn up by the Scientific Board.

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Research Support Committee

The Research Support Committee is responsible for assessing the research scientists who carry out research administration.

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Strategic Planning and Clinical Trial Monitoring Committee

The Strategic Planning and Clinical Trial Monitoring Committee supports and provides guidance for clinical projects arising out of research conducted at Inserm.

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Ethics Committee

Chairman: Hervé Chneiweiss

Ethics Committee seeks to liaise between the Institute’s medical and scientific community and society.

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Patients’ Association Liaison Group

Chairman: Martine Bungener

The Patients’ Association Liaison Group holds discussions and makes proposals regarding strategic policy and the measures to take to develop the partnership and dialogue policy between Inserm and patients’ associations.

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Scientific Integrity Office

Scientific Integrity Officer Ghislaine Filliatreau (tel: +33 6 72 79 93 35)

The Scientific Integrity office develops Inserm reflexions on scientific integrity, helps to set up prevention means and dissemination of good research practices and responsible conduct of research, and receives and conducts investigation of allegations of scientific misconduct.

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Institutional Review Board

Chairwoman: Christine Dosquet

The Institutional Review Board is authorized to give ethical opinions on certain research projects or publications.

Accountant Agence

Michel Conan, Inserm’s Chief Accountant, oversees every aspect of financial management at the Institute and coordinates the work of secondary accountants in the regional offices.

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Headquarter Administration

Nicolas Pesnel, Headquarters Director, assists the Deputy Director-General in charge of administrative and financial affairs in executing his responsibilities in the leadership of the collective work of the central services responsible for the Paris-Tolbiac-Biopark headquarters and attached sites (Villejuif, Montparnasse).

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Thierry Galli

Institute of Cell Biology, Development and Evolution

Thierry Galli, the Institute’s Director, is in charge of defining strategic policy and coordinating and implementing the Institute’s research programs.

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Carine Giovannangeli, Director of the Institute of Molecular and Structural Basis of Live Sciences

Institute of Molecular and Structural Basis of Live Sciences

Carine Giovannangeli, the Institute’s Director, is in charge of defining the strategic policy and coordinating and implementing the Institute’s research programs.

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Institute of Physiopathology, Metabolism, Nutrition (PMN)

Christian Boitard, the Institute’s Director, is in charge of defining strategic policy and coordinating and implementing the Institute’s research programs.
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