Graduate in medicine, University Lyon I, France, 1985. Doctor of Medicine, University Lyon I, France, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, University Lyon I, France, 1994.
Inter, fellow Hospices Civils Lyon, 1985-1990. Assistant professor Centre Leon Berard, Lyon, 1990-1992, medical oncologist, since 1992, head cytokine and cancer unit, 1994. Professor medical oncology University Lyon I, since 1999.
Consultant Roche, Paris, 1992-1994. Member science committee Study Group for Lymphomas, Paris, since 1997. Member science advisory board Ligue du Rhone Contre le Cancer, Lyon, 1997.
Presenter to medical oncology science meetings, since 1989.
Captain French Army, 1986-1987. Member French Sarcoma Group (secretary since 1999), American Association Clinical Oncology, American Association for Cancer Research.
Married Laurence J. Cuzin, June 20, 1992. Children: Nicolas, Martin, Eve.