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Université de Bordeaux
FHU SMART Small Artery Disease transdisciplinary project
Cluster of excellence

Prof. Geneviève Chêne

Prof. Geneviève Chêne

Prof. Geneviève Chêne, director for SMART teaching activities, is professor in biostatistics and public health at Bordeaux University Inserm Center U1219, coordinator of the CIC-EC, and head of the public health section at Bordeaux University Hospital. She is also co-Principal Investigator of the MEMENTO cohort.


Summary CV

Geneviève Chêne, MD PhD, born in 1962, is Professor in Biostatistics and Public Health at Bordeaux University since 1999 and she is a researcher within Bordeaux Population Health Inserm joint research Unit 1219 in the teams VINTAGE (Vascular and Neurological Diseases: Integrative and Genetic Epidemiology) and MORPH3Eus (MultimORbidity and Public Health in patients with HIV or Hepatitis). She has head the Public Health Aviesan ITMO and the Public Health Research Institute (IReSP). She is also . She belongs to the top 1% highly cited scientists. Her research has been focused particularly on HIV/AIDS. Her team showed how the clinical profile of HIV/AIDS-infected patients evolves with tri-therapy, and what importance the persistent immunodeficiency has, in particular in relation with neuro-cognitive aging. Her research also aims at developing the necessary epidemiological and statistical innovations to analyze the data from clinical trials or large cohorts. Since 2010, she progressively directed her research towards neurodegenerative dementias. She is co-PI of the Memento cohort. Geneviève Chêne teaches biostatistics, epidemiology and public health at Bordeaux School of Medicine and coordinates the “clinical epidemiology” option of the Public Health Master offered by the Institut de Santé Publique d'Épidémiologie et de Développement (ISPED). She initiated the first francophone digital teachings in epidemiology and clinical research at ISPED, which gathered approximately 4000 students from 50 countries since 2001. Geneviève Chêne was a member of the “Comité des Sages” for the National Health Strategy in 2013. She co-authored over 490 papers (H-Index WOS: 63).

Selected References

1. Chêne G, Beiser A, Au R, Preis SR, Wolf PA, Dufouil C, Seshadri S. Gender and incidence of dementia in the Framingham Heart Study from mid-adult life. Alzheimers Dement 2015;11:310-20.

2. Dufouil C, Richert L, Thiébaut R, Bruyand M, Amieva H, Dauchy FA, Dartigues JF, Neau D, Morlat P, Dehail P, Dabis F, Bonnet F, Chêne G; ANRS CO3 Aquitaine Study Group. Diabetes and cognitive decline in a French cohort of patients infected with HIV-1. Neurology. 2015 Jul 8.

3. VivotA, Glymour MM, Tzourio C, Amouyel P, Chêne G, Dufouil C. Association of Alzheimer's related genotypes with cognitive decline in multiple domains: results from the Three-City Dijon study. Mol Psychiatry. 2015 Jun 2.

4. Glymour MM, Chêne G, Tzourio C, Dufouil C. Brain MRI markers and dropout in a longitudinal study of cognitive aging: the Three-City Dijon Study. Neurology. 2012; 79:1340-8.

5. Dufouil C, Seshadri S, Chêne G. Cardiovascular risk profile in women and dementia. J Alzheimers Dis. 2014;42 Suppl 4:S353-63.