Dr. Tabassome Simon is Professor of Clinical Pharmacology in the Department of Pharmacology, AP-HP, Saint-Antoine Hospital, Pierre and Marie Curie University (UPMC) in Paris, France. She is currently vice-chairman of the European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT).
Pr Simon is the Director of the Clinical Research platform of the East of Paris, including the Clinical Research Unit (URC-EST: http://www.urcest.chusa.upmc.fr/), the clinical research Center, and the BioBank Research Center of UPMC-Paris 06 University and University Hospital group of east of Paris (GHUEP). Currently, the clinical research platform coordinates more than 100 multicenter national and international studies throughout centers in France.In addition to teaching pharmacology for medical students, Pr Simon is the Coordinator of Bachelor Diploma of clinical research, and the methods and critical review of clinical studies in the Master Diploma for students in Science at Paris 6 University.
Pr Simon completed her residency at Paris 6 University and received her MD in 1992. In 2002, she received her PhD in pharmacology (with an emphasis on cardiovascular prevention in women) and in 2006, she received the HDR Diploma (the highest level of University in France). Dr Simon was the recipient of the Medal of Paris Saint Antoine University Hospital in 1992 and in 1999 and 2010 received an award from the French Society of Angiology, the French Society of Cardiology, and the French Society of Pharmacology. She has also received the EACPT Scientific Award 2011.
Pr Simon is the Co-President of the Research Committee of the French Society of Cardiology, member of the Scientific committee of Pierre et Marie Curie University and member of the Board of the National Union of University Hospital Pharmacologists. She has been the secretary of the Association for Research in Pharmacology.
Her primary research interests are pharmacological cardiovascular prevention (acute myocardial infarction), pharmacogenetics, cytochrome P450, drug interactions and sex hormones.
She has published more than 80 original articles in international peer-reviewed journals, including The New England Journal of Medecine, Lancet, JAMA, Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, European Heart Journal, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Atherosclerosis, Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, Heart, etc.