Prof. Tabassome Simon, France
Tabassome Simon is Professor of Clinical Pharmacology in the Department of Pharmacology, AP-HP, Saint-Antoine Hospital, Pierre and Marie Curie University (UPMC) in Paris, France. T. Simon is the Chair of the European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT), Member of the Board of the National Union of University Hospital Pharmacologists, of the Research Committee of the French Society of Cardiology, the strategic committee of the Pierre et Marie Curie University (UPMC-Paris 06), and the Research committee for the cancer university Institute (IUC-Paris 06). Pr Simon is the Director of the Clinical Research platform of the East of Paris, including the Clinical Research Unit (URC-EST: http://www.urcest.chusa.upmc.fr/), the clinical Research Center, and the BioBank Research Center of UPMC-Paris 06 University. Currently, the clinical research platform coordinates several multicenter national and international studies throughout centers in France. In addition to teaching pharmacology for medical students, T. Simon is the Coordinator of Bachelor Diploma of clinical research and Master Diploma of clinical research, the national coordinator of the university diploma for the formation of research nurses and assistants for clinical research and vigilance in France (DIU-FARC-TEC), the Coordinator of the University Diploma for the formation of investigators in Clinical Research (DIU-FIEC) at Paris 6 University.
Dr Simon was the recipient of the Medal of Paris Saint Antoine University Hospital in 1992 and in 1999 and 2010 received an award from the French Society of Cardiology, and the French Society of Pharmacology, the French Society of Angiology. She has also received the EACPT Scientific Award 2011. One of her publication has been chosen by the editors of Circulation as Groundbreaking Studies in the Practice of Cardiovascular Medicine in 2009.
Simon completed her residency at Paris 6 University and received her MD in 1992. In 2002, she received her PhD in pharmacology (with an emphasis on cardiovascular prevention in women) and in 2006, she received the HDR Diploma (the highest level of University in France).
Her primary research interests are pharmacological cardiovascular prevention, pharmacogenetics, drug interactions and sex hormones. She has published more than 100 original articles in international peer-reviewed journals, including The New England Journal of Medecine, The Lancet, JAMA, Nature Med, Circulation, JACC, European Heart Journal, Hypertension, Atherosclerosis, Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Heart, J Clin Endocrinol Metab, etc.