Christian Jorgensen

Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, France 0000-0001-6947-8094

Pr Christian Jorgensen, specialist in Therapeutics and Rheumatology, is head of research INSERM unit U844 (“mesenchymal stem cells, joint environment and immunotherapy of Rheumatoid arthritis”) Hôpital Saint Eloi – INM (Montpellier – France). Since the beginning of the unit in 2007, he animates this group composed by 11 permanent researchers dedicated to therapeutic innovation in the field of arthritis and diseases of cartilage. C Jorgensen is head of the clinical unit, "Immuno-therapy Rheumatology”, University Hospital “Lapeyronie” (Montpellier). He leads the service with 30 beds dedicated to biotherapy applied to Rheumatoid Arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. C Jorgensen is a professor in the Faculty of Medicine Montpellier-Nimes (responsible teacher of DES Rheumatology). He is also responsible for teaching the Master Pro "Evaluation & methodology of therapeutic trials. He is former member of Transparency commission at HAS. C Jorgensen has coordinated a program of 2004-2007 FP6 integrated project Genostem : Adult mesenchymal stem cells engineering for connective tissue disorders. He is also principal investigator in the Integrated Project 6th FP-healing: Post-genomic Approaches for inflammatory rheumatic disease, Leading to the development of Improved therapy, coordinator L. Klareskog. Finally, today it coordinates the FP7 project, large scale project adipocytes: adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells in osteoarthritis therapy, since 2009.

Biography Updated on 18 October 2012

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