Olivier Mimoz

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Poitiers, France

Olivier Mimoz is a Professor of medicine and Head of the 15-bed surgical intensive care unit at the University Hospital of Poitiers, France. He is Coleader of the research team ERI-023 “Pharmacology of Anti-infective Agents” supported by the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche en Médecine (INSERM). The activity of this research team is devoted to the investigation of antibiotics pharmacokinetic in critically ill subjects, using specific techniques such as microdialysis. Studies are conducted both in human and animals, and should lead to dosing recommendations in order to optimize therapy and reduce clinical failures or emergence of bacterial resistance, based upon pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modeling. Professor Mimoz has contributed to more than 50 studies published in peer-reviewed journals and is regular reviewer for Critical Care Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine, and Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.

Biography Updated on 24 May 2007

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