Doctor of Medicine, University R. Descartes, Paris, 1976.
Intern Paris hospitals, 1972-1976. Postdoctoral fellow St. Mary's Hospital Medical School, London, 1978-1978, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1978-1980. Professor University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, since 1984.
Head clinical immunology department Hospital Broussais, since 1989. Chairman nomenclature committee World Health Organization, IUIS, 1989-1996. Chairman clinical research French Agency for Research on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, since 1995.
Chairman Technical Review Panel of the Global Fund to Fight Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Tuberculosis and Malaria, 2002-2005, World Health Organization’s Strategic and Technical Ad. Committee on Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, since 2004. Vice-chairman Global Fund, 2005-2006, executive director, since 2007.
Director Inserm U 430, Paris, since 1995. Founding member Nova Dona. Fr. ambassador global Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and communicable diseases.
Member Médecins du Monde, Association des Medecins Francais pour la Prevention de la Guerre Nucléaire.
Married Elizabeth Bertagna, November 9, 1969 (deceased March 1995). Children: Natacha, Emily, Cecile.