Prof. Odile Launay, MD, PhD

Odile Launay is Professor of Infectious diseases at the University of Paris. She is the Director of the Clinical Investigation Center in Vaccinology (CIC Cochin Pasteur), the only French clinical investigation center dedicated to vaccinal research based in Paris, since it is creation in 2005 and Coordinator of the French Innovative Clinical Network in Vaccinology (I-REIVAC) in the FCrin Program. She is member of the board of the College of Teacher of Infectious Disease (CMIT).

• Coordinated and conducted more than 50 academic and industrial vaccine trials (phases 1-4)
• Cooperate with public health institutions including Inserm (Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale) and the Aviesan Institute of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, the pasteur Institute and the National Agency for AIDS Research

Prior experience:
• Director of the French clinical Network in vaccinology (2007- present)
• Director of the Clinical Investigation Center in Vaccinology CIC, Paris (2005 – present)
• Infectious disease specialist in Cochin Hospital, Paris (2002-present)
• Vice-chair of the French technical committee on vaccination (CTV) (2007 – 2016)
• Expert at the National Security Agency of Medicines and Health Products (ANSM) (2003-2011)

• PhD in Experimental and clinical Pharmacology, Paris 5 University (2007)
• Infectious Diseases specialist, Paris 6 University, France (2001)
• Medical degree, Paris 6 University, France (1995)