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Biochemist , research scientist

Didier Attaix, French biochemist, research scientist. Recipient Best paper of the year, French Society of Intensive Care Units, 1996; grant, French Ministry of Research, French Association against Myopathies, French Association against Cancer, Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Nestlé, since 1994, Post-doctoral fellowship, Harvard Medical School, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1989-1990.


Attaix, Didier was born on January 11, 1952 in Renchen, Germany.


Master of Science, University Blaise Pascal, 1974—1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University Blaise Pascal, 1979—1988. Doctor of Science, University Blaise Pascal.


Research assistant Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Ceyrat, France, 1979—1984, research associate, 1984—1991. Post-doctoral fellow Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1989—1990. Research director, class ii Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, 1991—2003, research director, class i, since 2003.

Head of protein breakdown group Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Ceyrat, France (including Monaco), since 1991, vice director of the nutrition & protein metabolism unit, since 2004. Head of the Doctor of Philosophy program in nutrition University of Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, since 2002. Reviewer American Journal of Physiology, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Journal of Applied Physiology, Journal of Cellular Physiology, Journal of Experimental Biology.

Scientific expert National Science and Engineering Research Council, Canada, Canada Council for the Arts, Endowments and Prizes.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor scientific papers. Member editorial board Biochemical Journal, since 1998, International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, —.


Member of European Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Biochemical Society.


1 child Romain.

Romain Attaix