M.D, P.h.D, Head of Infectious Diseases Department, Director of the DeSCID Team
Institution: Assistance Publique des Hôpitaux de Paris, INSERM
Biography of Yazdan YAZDANPANAH
Yazdan Yazdanpanah, Professor of Infectious Disease, Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital and Paris Diderot University, France
Yazdan Yazdanpanah is currently the Head of Infectious Disease department at Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital and Professor of Medicine at Paris Diderot University, France. He is Director of the DeSCID team « Decision Science In Infectious Disease Prevention, Control and Care » within the Inserm IAME UMR1137 unit at Paris Diderot University. He is also the Coordinator of the REACTing network (REsearch and ACTion targeting emerging infectious diseases) of INSERM wich aims to coordonate french research actions during the outbreaks.
Yazdan Yazdanpanah became an MD from the Lille School of Medicine, France in 1996. He qualified from the same institution first as a hepato- gastro-enterologist in 1996 and next an infectious disease specialist in 2002. He obtained a Master of Science degree in epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, US in 2000, and a Ph.D degree in public health from the Bordeaux School of Public Health in 2002. In 2006, he became Professor of Infectious Disease. His research interests include the clinical epidemiology of HIV and viral hepatitis, and the pharmaco-economics of antimicrobial agents. Professor Yazdanpanah has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and makes frequent presentations at numerous national and international meetings.