Stephanie Debette

Boston University, USA

Stephanie Debette was trained as a Neurologist at the University Hospital of Lille, France, where she worked as a Stroke Fellow for 2 years. She completed an M.S. degree in statistical genetics at the University Paris-XI, and a Ph.D. degree in the epidemiology of carotid atherosclerosis, at the Inserm Unit U744 of the Pasteur Institute in Lille, France. Dr.Debette also spent a short period of her residency at the Department of Neurology of the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and worked as a Research Fellow at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience at St.George's University of London, UK. Since July 2008, Dr.Debette has worked as a Fulbright Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Neurology of Boston University School of Medicine where she joined the neurology research team of the Framingham Heart Study, directed by Dr.Sudha Seshadri and Dr.Philip Wolf. Her main area of interest is the epidemiology and genetic epidemiology of cerebrovascular and cognitive disorders. She is involved in the analysis of genomewide association studies of stroke, cognitive disorders, and endophenotypes within the Framingham Heart Study and the CHARGE (Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genetic Epidemiology) consortium. In parallel, Dr.Debette is coordinating a European multicentre genomewide assocation study on cervical artery dissection (CADISP).

Biography Updated on 1 November 2010

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