Christian Jorgensen

Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, France


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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