Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nantes
Disclosure: Gilead Sciences (Consultant, Scientific Research Study Investigator, Advisor or Review Panel member)Janssen (Consultant)MSD (Consultant, Scientific Research Study Investigator, Advisor or Review Panel member)Roche (Consultant)Theratechnologies (Advisor or Review Panel member)ViiV (Consultant, Scientific Research Study Investigator, Advisor or Review Panel member)
Pr François RAFFI, MD,PhD, University Hospital of Nantes, FRANCE
François Raffi obtained his MD qualification from Nantes Medical University in 1982 and a PhD in Pharmacology and Microbiology in Paris in 1987.
He is currently Professor of Infectious and Tropical Diseases at Nantes Medical University, a post he has held since 1993. He is also Head of the Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, at the Hotel-Dieu University Hospital in Nantes, and Head of the HIV and Chronic Hepatitis Clinical Research Unit and AIDS Reference Center in Nantes, which caters for 2500 patients.
Professor Raffi is a member of the NEAT-ID Executive Committee. He is also a member of the European AIDS Clinical Society Guidelines Committee, and numerous national and international HIV/AIDS advisory boards.
Over recent years, he has been the Principal Investigator in several national (ANRS) and international Phase I-III trials in HIV infection therapy and has chaired many scientific conferences and symposia on AIDS. He published more than 450 papers in peer-reviewed journals.
He was the chair of NEAT 001 /ANRS 143 European RCT in HIV.