CURS, Laboratory INSERM U1088,
Chemin du Thil,
© University of Picardie Jules Verne,
Amiens Cedex 80025.
microARN, cardiovascular, nephrology, biomarkers
- Laurent Metzinger has completed both his PhD in Biological Sciences and Pharmaceutical studies from the University of Strasbourg, France and was a postdoctoral fellow from the University of Oxford (UK) in a leading lab on Duchenne muscular Dystrophy (Pr. Kay Davies), where he decided to focus on the study of gene regulation.
- He is part of the INSERM U1088 unit in Amiens (dir. Pr. Ziad Massy), which focuses on vascular calcifications related on CKD.
- In this unit, he leads a team specialized in the study of non-coding RNAs.
- He has authored some of the first papers showing a role for microRNAs in chronic kidney disease.
- He has published more than 30 papers in reputed journals, including Nature and Cell, and is serving as an editorial board member for RNA & Diseases and Journal of Nephrology and Urology.
- He teaches Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology in the Pharmacy School of Amiens, and is serving in the University Hospital of Amiens in the Biochemistry laboratory.