Franck Boccara

Professor of Cardiology, Sorbonne Université, France.

Cardiology department, Saint Antoine University hospital, Paris, France

Certified in Interventional Cardiology and in Echocardiography

Head of the intensive care unit, and the cardiovascular prevention/lipid clinic in Saint Antoine Hospital Paris, France


Dates               Title                    Organization                                               City, Country

2012-present     Full Professor of Cardiology, Sorbonne University, Medical department, Paris, France


2019- Present   Director of the clinical research Unit: “Cardiovascular complications in people living with HIV”   (GRC n°22) Sorbonne University, Paris, France

2001- 2012       PH                 Cardiology Dpt, St Antoine Hospital                     Paris, France


2005-present     Associate researcher INSERM UMRS 938, Paris 6                    Paris, France

1996-2000        Chief  Physician    Cardiology Dpt, St Antoine Hospital            Paris, France

1992-1996        Internship              University Hospitals in Paris                        Paris, France


Research area

Main topics

1/ Experimental and Clinical Researches on Atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease in people living with HIV

2/ Dyslipidemia, familial hypercholesterolemia. Affiliated to the French registry on familial hypercholesterolemia (REFERCHOL).



Sorbonne University (1996- present): post-graduate courses; Sorbonne University School of Medicine, Paris, France (1999-present): post-graduate course; Cardiology Course, PhD program at Sorbonne University, Paris, France (master of Cardiovascular physiology, Cardiovascular epidemiology, Cardiovascular clinical research).

University of Columbia, NYC, NY, USA. Master of Cardiovascular Epidemiology (Pr Moise Desvarieux)



150 original papers in peer review journal. Five books on cardiovascular disease in HIV-infected patients. More than 50 chapters of cardiovascular books.



Date                 Organization                                                  Position

2000-present     National Agency for AIDS Research                 Expert, Scientific Committee

2005-present     French Society of Cardiology                           Member

2008-present     European Society of Cardiology                       Fellow, Member

2002-persent     French Society of Hypertension                         Member

2010-present     French Authority of Health                               Expert, Scientific Committee

2012-present     European AIDS Clinical Society                       Member

2019-2021        French Society of Atherosclerosis                     Past President



Louis Guize Price. French Society of Cardiology in 2012

Kuntz-Chagniot/Forest Price. Chancellerie des Universités de Paris in 2010

Merit award. French Society of Hypertension in 2004


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