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 1 February 2011