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Neurologist , researcher

Claude J. Desnuelle, French neurologist, researcher. Achievements include molecular demonstraton of role of K-channel on myotonia; phenotype/genotype correlations in mitocondrial disorders and molecular analysis for causatone mutations of mitochondrial DNA; therapeutic trials in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and myopathies.

Background

Desnuelle, Claude J. was born on November 21, 1947 in Marseilles, France. Son of Pierre-Antoine Desnuelle and Marguerite A. Mazuyer.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Medical University Marseilles, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Cell Biology, Sciences University Marseilles, 1982. Postdoctoral certified, University Southern California.

Career

Intern Hopitaux Marseilles, 1974—1980. Assistant professor Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, 1981—1985. Post doctoral fellow Neuromuscular Center University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1985—1986.

With Praticien Hospital Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Marseilles, 1987—1989. Professor Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice (France) Hospital, since 1989. Head department Chu de Nice (France) Hospital, since 1997.

Member advisory board French Institute Health and Medical Research, 1995—1999, AFM, Paris, 1999. Captain Navy Health Department, 1973-1974, France.

Achievements

  • Achievements include molecular demonstraton of role of K-channel on myotonia. Phenotype/genotype correlations in mitocondrial disorders and molecular analysis for causatone mutations of mitochondrial DNA. Therapeutic trials in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and myopathies.

Works

Membership

Member of French Society Myology (vice president since 2002), European Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Consortiums (deputy chairman since 2000), French Society Neurology, American Academy Neurology (correspondent).

Connections

Married Françoise Marie-d'Anselme de Puisaye, June 29, 1973. Children: Antoine, Julien, Anne-Christine.

father:
Pierre-Antoine Desnuelle

mother:
Marguerite A. Mazuyer

spouse:
Françoise Marie-d'Anselme de Puisaye

children:
Anne-Christine Desnuelle

Julien Desnuelle

Antoine Desnuelle