Loeffler Jean Philippe
Université de Strasbourg, France
Dr. Jean-Philippe Loeffler is head of the Central and Peripheral Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration Laboratory (UMRs-INSERM U1118)in Strabourg (France). He got his B Sc in Biochemistry and Physiology, M Sc in physiology and his PhD in Neurobiology at University of Strasbourg (France). After a post doctoral fellow at Dept. of Neuropharmacology, Max Plank Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, he obtained a tenure position at INSERM from 1987 to 1996 as researcher and from 1996 to present as Research Director (H index: 46).From 1994 to 2000 he was Visiting Associate professor of Molecular Neurobiology (faculty member) at the Mount Sinaï Hospital, New York, USA. Since 2001, he heads a laboratory working at the interface between fundamental and clinical research, specifically striving to understand the mechanisms underlying the processes of neuronal death in neurodegenerative diseases.