PIERRE COCHAT, MD

Service de Pédiatrie, Hôpital Femme Mère Enfant, Université Lyon 1, 69677 Bron cedex, France

Date of birth: November 11, 1955, Thônes, France
Nationality: French










PRESENT APPOINTMENT

Education

1973-79 Medical School, Université Claude Bernard, Lyon
1981-85 Intern, Pediatrics & Nephrology, Lyon & Paris
1989 Mastership in Pharmacology, Lyon
1990 Qualification in Intensive Care Medicine, Strasbourg
1991 University Degree in Epidemiology, Lyon

TRAINING IN FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES

1984 Pediatric Nephrology (Prof Dr M Broyer), Paris
1990 Pediatric Nephrology Laboratory (Prof Dr JP Guignard), Lausanne

Qualifications

1985 MD graduation, Université Claude Bernard, Lyon
1985 Qualification in Pediatrics and Child Health
1985 Qualification in Nephrology
1985 Clinical Registrar in Pediatrics
1988 Senior consultant in Pediatric Nephrology, Lyon
1988 Head, Pediatric Renal Unit, Lyon
1993 Habilitation for Medical Research - PhD, Lyon
1994 Professor of Pediatrics, Université Claude Bernard, Lyon
1995 Head, Biomedical Research Unit - Pediatric Nephrology, Lyon
2004 Coordinator, Reference Centre for Inherited Renal Diseases, Lyon
2005 Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Lyon
2009 Chairman, Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital, Lyon

Participation at Learned Societies and Scientific Committees

1985 Société Française de Pédiatrie, 2001-4 President of the Scientific Committee
1985 Société de Néphrologie Pédiatrique, 1996-2002 Secretary, 2000-02 President
1986 European Society for Pediatric Nephrology, 1997-2000 Council Member, 2003 Assistant Secretary, 2007 President, 2008 Secretary general
1986 Société de Néphrologie, 1996-2000 President of the Scientific Committee, 2009 Council member (Educational Committee)
1987 International Pediatric Nephrology Association – 2004 Council member; 2008 Assistant Secretary; 2008 Chair, Educational Committee
1998 International Pediatric Transplantation Association, 1998-2004 Council member

Awards

1992 International Pediatric Nephrology Association Young Investigator Award, Jerusalem
1999 Honorary Member of the Slovak Society of Pediatrics
2007 Honorary Member of the Moroccan Society of Pediatric Nephrology
2009 Melhor Amigo Dos Nefrologistas Pediatricos Brasileiros, Porto Alegre

Editorial Duties

SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS

1987-1993 Associate Editor, Pédiatrie
1994- Associate Editor, Archives de Pédiatrie
1995-2005 Editorial Adviser, La Revue du Praticien
1996- Editorial Board, Pediatric Nephrology
1997-2006 Editorial Board, Pediatric Transplantation
1998-2004 Editorial Board, Journal of Nephrology
2002-2010 Editor in chief, website Société Française de Pédiatrie
2005- Editor, Progrès en Pédiatire

REFEREE

American Journal of Kidney Diseases, American Journal of Transplantation, Annales de Médecine Interne, Archives de Pédiatrie, Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal, Clinical Nephrology, Clinical Trials and Meta-Analysis, European Journal of Pediatrics, Hormone Research, Journal of Pediatrics, Journal of Pediatric Urology, Kidney International, Nature Clinical Practice Nephrology, Néphrologie et Thérapeutique, Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, Nephron, New England Journal of Medicine, Osteoporosis International, Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Research, Pediatric Transplantation, Prescrire, Presse Médicale, Revue du Praticien.

Teaching

UNIVERSITY TEACHING

TEACHING IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES

Poland (Lodz 1992), Brasil (Fortaleza 1993, Curitiba 1994, Sao Paulo 1999, Santos 1999, Sao Paulo 2008), Lituania (Vilnius 1993), Vietnam (Hô-Chi-Minh-Ville 1994), Egypt (Cairo 1995), Slovakia (Kosice 1999), Morocco (Marrakech 2004, Casablanca 2008, Casablanca 2010), Paraguay (Asuncion 2006, Asuncion 2008), Serbia (Belgrade 2009), India (Surat 2010), Russia (Orenburg 2010).

Clinical Research

MAIN FIELDS OF INVESTIGATION

  1. Inherited renal diseases - Urolithiasis
  2. Pediatric renal transplantation - Post-transplantation recurrent diseases
  3. Kidney-bone interface
  4. Nephrotoxicity
  5. Lupus

ORGANISATION

- Reference centre of rare renal diseases ‘Néphrogones’
- Research Unit: IBCP – FRE 3310 CNRS

Investigator/coordinator of 29 clinical trials

224 publications in international journals (H Index= 27)

103 textbook chapters

403 invited lectures

614 communications at scientific meetings

Online PH-Registry available here