Mrs
Anne BARON VAN EVERCOOREN
25-06-2012
22-10-2012
18-06-2015

Team

The team is based on two PIs, Anne Baron-Van Evercooren and Brahim Nait Oumesmar, who share a common interest in understanding how remyelination proceeds and how it can be promoted with a strong...

Biography/CV

Head of research at INSERM, Anne Baron is coordinator of “Development, Glial pathology and Repair” research axe (Centre de Recherche de l’Institut du Cerveau et de la Moëlle épinière, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital) and group leader of the team “Molecular and cellular approaches of CNS myelin repair”. She studies the myelin repair of de- or dysmyelinating diseases in different animal models (rodent and primate) in order to develop therapeutical strategies  to promote the endogenous or exogenous repair of central myelin for patients suffering from multiple sclerosis, spinal trauma and some leucodystrophia. Awarded with the Charles Ketelear Prize, Belgian Society of Multiple Sclerosis in 1984, Prize of the Institut Electricité-Santé in 1996, she recently received the NRJ Prize from Institut de France. Knight of the Legion of Honour, Anne Baron is also teaching at Paris 6, Paris-Sud 11 and Paris 12 Universities.