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Scientist with experience in biomedical research in cell biology and oncology, today involved in clinical trials for cardiovascular medical devices.


Current Experience

  • Clinical Scientist
    Since September 2011
    Clinical scientist on site at Abbott Vascular in the Clinical Operations Department. Cardiovascular clinical research for medical devices for coronary vascular diseases. Responsibilities: • Lead scientist for a major clinical trial: daily management of the study in close interaction with the project manager. Answering protocol related questions internally (clinical operations, study team members) and externally (on-site research coordinators and investigators); leading and participating in meetings with the Principal Investigator, steering committee, on-site investigators and study team; monitoring laboratory values, compliance to procedures and protocol deviations. • Interacting with the study Principal Investigator for the development of study protocol amendments and publications. • Scientific writing for clinical research: reports for competent authorities, protocol amendments, informed consent, publications, presentations and newsletters. • Coordination of the scientific committee for the review of research grants received from country affiliates.

Past Experience

  • Postdoctoral Researcher
    October 2007 --- September 2011
    • Development of new strategies for gene therapy of muscle diseases and cancer. Working on cellular in vitro models, cell lines and tumour models, to study the mechanisms of gene and drug delivery by electric fields. • Teaching activities: tutoring and training of master students, teaching of Biochemistry for first-year students.

  • researcher
    February 2000 --- October 2006
    Researcher for the preparation of a Ph D in Medical Sciences in the Membrane Cell Biology Department Projects: • At the interface of chemistry and biology, study of novel pH sensitive lipid vectors for gene delivery. (5 scientific publications). • Interaction of gene delivery vectors with a blood-brain barrier model. Study of toxicity and transport of these vectors through this model barrier.


Self Assessment :
Problem solvingCollaborationInterest in knowledgeAttention to detailResiliency


Self Assessment :
R&DCardiologyBiomedical SciencesBiotechnologyGene therapyPreclinical Researchoncology
LinkedIn Assessment :
Clinical trialsResearchScientific WritingLife SciencesCell biologyProject ManagementSoft SkillsLifesciencesCancermolecular biologyClinical researchIn VitroChemistryLaboratoryMedical DevicesBiochemistryCell Culture

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analyze data Develop clinical trial protocols Develop protocols Interact with physicians Interpret data Monitor a clinical study Receptor Pharmacology Search literature on clinical trials Use a confocal microscopy Write papersCell cultureClinical data collectionCollaborate with principal investigatorConduct literature searches


  • Ph D in Medical Sciences from Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in 2006
  • Master's degree in Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology from Université Paul Sabatier (Toulouse III) in 1999

Training and Certification

  • ISO:14155 Good Clinical Practice in 2016 Training
  • Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics in 2015 Training
  • Concomitant medication – a monitoring guideline in 2012 Training
  • Introduction to Health Economics Evaluation in 2012 Training
  • Lab values – a monitoring guideline in 2012 Training
  • Coronary – sales training and employee education in 2011 Training
  • Basis for multiphoton microscopy in 2010 Training
  • Digital imaging in microscopy (Image J software) in 2009 Training
  • Statistics for biology in 2008 Training
  • Languages

    BrightOwl Assessment:
    Self Assessment:
    Full Proficiency
    Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    12 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Clinical Trial Specialist (CTS) Clinical Trial Manager (CTM) Scientist Scientific Writer Scientific Associate Biomedical Scientist Clinical Project Manager (CPM) Medical Affairs Associate Medical Writer Clinical Research Consultant Project Manager
  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
    BrightOwl freelancer
  • International:


    Expert has 19 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Toulouse, France


Driving License
  • Yes