Dr. Sophie Lanone


Research Director
French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm); Coordinator, EU funded REMEDIA project.

Sophie Lanone received her Ph.D degree in 1998 (University Paris Est-Créteil, with honors), followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at Yale University (1999-2001), in the Department of Pulmonary Medicine, New Haven, CT (Direction: Prof. J. A. Elias). She then obtained a permanent position at Inserm (French National Institute for Health and Medical Research) in 2002. She is now in charge of a team dedicated to study the interactions between genes and environment (air pollution, nanoparticles, cigarette smoke) in lung diseases (mainly chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - COPD - and cystic fibrosis - CF). She is the coordinator of a European project (www.h2020-remedia.eu) gathering 13 partners to better understand the role of the exposome in the course of COPD and CF diseases.