Professor Stéphanie Debette, MD, PhD

Stéphanie Debette is Professor of Epidemiology at Bordeaux University and INSERM Center U1219, France, where she directs the VINTAGE team. She is also practicing neurologist at Bordeaux University Hospital and Adjunct Associate Professor in the department of neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, USA. Her research focuses on investigating the genetic and environmental determinants of cerebral small artery disease, stroke, MRI-markers of brain aging, and cognition. She is a Chair of the International Stroke Genetics Consortium (ISGC); coordinator of the international CADISP consortium on genetic and environmental risk factors of cervical artery dissections and young stroke and coordinator of the Bordeaux Hospital-University Federation SMART on small artery disease in brain, heart and retina. She co-organizes the Neurepiomics Summer School, an international course on “neuroepidemiology in the omics era.  She is a longstanding collaborator of the CHARGE consortium, where she co-leads projects on the genomics of stroke, MRI-markers of vascular brain injury and memory.