Team 1


MMDN Director, Study Director EPHE

Contact: jean-michel.verdier(at)

Phone: 04 67 14 32 91

Team 1: Cerebral aging and Neurodegenerative diseases


Biochemist and neurobiologist, J.M. Verdier is a Professor at the École Pratique des Hautes Études (EPHE, Sorbonne, Paris). He leads the lab "Molecular Mechanisms in Neurodegenerative Diseases" (MMDN) of the french National Institute of Health in Montpellier, dedicated to research on the biology of ageing and of neurodegenerative diseases, from cells to humans.

Pr. Verdier’s interests include the development of primate models of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer and Parkinson diseases, and protein fibril formation in neurodegenerative diseases for which he was awarded the National Academy of Medicine award in 2005.