Agnes Le Cardinal Aubouy was born in 1974 in France. She received a Master degree and a PhD degree in parasitology from the University of Montpellier in 1999 and 2003, respectively. During her PhD, she studied malaria in children in a research centre localised in Gabon (Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville, CIRMF). In 2003-04, she was a posdoctoral fellow in a resarch team of the University of French Guyana. Since 2004, she is a researcher of the Development Research Institute (IRD, France). From 2004 to 2009, she worked in the research unit UMR216 "Mother and child facing tropical indfections" (IRD/Paris V University ), in Cotonou, Benin. Since mid-2009, she works in the research unit UMR152 (IRD/Toulouse University) in Toulouse, France. She is interested in antimalarial efficacy and mechanisms of resistance, but also in pathophysiology of severe malaria in children, immune and cytoadhesion mechanisms.
Biography Updated on 26 April 2011