Christophe Tzourio#


Christophe Tzourio
Membership Number:6642
Membership type:ORDINARY
Section:CLINICAL & VETERINARY SCIENCE
Affiliated section(s):GOVERNANCE, INSTITUTIONS AND POLICIES: EDUCATION, HEALTH AND WELFARE
Elected:2023
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Homepage(s):https://cvscience.aviesan.fr/cv/20/christophe-tzourio
ORCID:0000-0002-6517-2984




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2023 Co-director, National Inserm School (Inserm = National Institute for Health and Medical Research) (Ecole Inserm-Liliane Bettencourt), Paris
  • 2013 - 2021 Director, Inserm (Inserm = National Institute for Health and Medical Research) U1219 research centre “Bordeaux Population Health”, Bordeaux
  • 2011 Professor of Epidemiology, University of Bordeaux; Hospital Practitioner, Methodological Research Counceling Unit, Bordeaux University Hospital
  • 2018 Deputy Director, Graduate school “Digital Public Health”, Univ. Bordeaux
  • 2014 Director, Students’ Health Department, Univ. Bordeaux
  • 2005 - 2013 Director, Inserm (Inserm = National Institute for Health and Medical Research) Research Unit U708 “Neuroepidemiology”, Univ. Paris VI
  • 2007 - 2008 Director, Department of Public Health Research, Inserm (Inserm = National Institute for Health and Medical Research) headquarter, Paris
  • 2001 Visiting Professor, Institute for International Health, Univ. Sydney (Australia)
  • 1998 Honorary Visiting Research Fellow, Univ. Auckland (New Zealand)
  • 1985 - 1993 Resident (Interne), then Senior Registrar (Chef de Clinique-Assistant) in Neurology Department, Hôpital St-Antoine, Paris

Fields of Scholarship
  • Consequences of hypertension on the brain
  • Students’ mental health
  • Randomized trials
  • Dilated perivascular spaces in the brain
  • Vascular brain lesions on MRI
  • Neuroepidemiology
  • Population-based cohort studies

Honours and Awards
  • 2020 - 2024 Award for Scientific Excellency, French Ministry of Research
  • 2016 - 2019 Doctoral and Research Supervisory Award, French Ministry of Research
  • 2012 Prize of the Fondation Bettencourt 'Coup d'élan pour la recherche Française' (€250,000)
  • 2010 - 2011 Inserm Scientific Excellence Award
  • 2007 International Society for Vascular Behavioural and Cognitive Disorders (VASCOG), Founding Member
  • 2005 - 2010 Interface with Clinical Research Award, Ministry of Health,
  • 2001 Visiting Professor, Institute for International Health, University of Sydney (Australie)
  • 1993 Migraine and Headache Prize Glaxo

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