Laurent VILLARD

Research director

Research director, head of the CNS/NET department of MMG. With a PhD in human genetics, and post-doctoral research work on Down syndrome at Denver's Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (Colorado, USA), he has been a research professor (DR) and leader of a group studying rare genetic diseases affecting the children’s brain since 2002. He is currently leading the CNS/NET department of AMU-MMG. Several clinical trials have been/are
conducted based on the work of his laboratory. In addition, he is a member the Scientific Advisory Boards of the French Rett Syndrome Association, Fondation de France, Fondation Maladies Rares. He is an author of more than 100 scientific publications.

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