François Boucher received his Ph.D. degree in cardiac physiology at the University of Grenoble (France) in 1991. He completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in cardiac protection at the University of Cape Town Medical School (South Africa) and worked as a Research Assistant in cardiovascular research at the Rayne Institute of London (UK). He is now a Professor of physiology at the Department of Biology of the University of Grenoble and is the head of a research group (Experimental, Theoretical, and Applied Cardiorespiratory Physiology) in the research unit TIMC-IMAG, CNRS, UMR5525. He has conducted both basic and translational studies and has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed research publications and reviews. His research interests include basic cardiology, cardiac ischemia and reperfusion, cytokines and postinfarct heart failure, cardioprotection, and insulin resistance and postinfarction.
Biography Updated on 14 April 2011