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Board of directors

What is the Board of directors? Who are its members?

The Fondation René Touraine is supervised by a Board of Directors. This Board decides on budget, expenses and resources. It decides about the proposals of the Scientific Board.


  • President: LUGER, Past Chair of Department of Dermatology, University of Münster, Germany
  • Vice-President:
    Prof. Christine Bodemer, Chair of Department of Dermatology, Hôpital Necker-Enfants malades, Paris, France
  • General Secretary:
    Mrs Agnès TOURAINE, President Act III Consultants
  • Treasurer:
    Mr Jean-Luc PAIN, General Administrator of Public Finances (retired)


  • Professor Louis DUBERTRET, founder
  • Mrs Agnès TOURAINE
  • Mrs Nadine MACKENZIE, representative of LEO, Medical Affairs Director
  • Mrs Carine NIZARD, representative of L.V.M.H., Head of Life Sciences Department


  • INSERM (the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research) represented by Mr Guillaume FUSAI, Head of the European Relation Unit, Partnership and External Relations Department
  • General Director of "Assistance Publique des Hôpitaux de Paris - APHP" (Parisian Hospitals) represented by Mr Patrice DEBRÉ, Professor of Immunology at the Pitié Salpêtriere Hospital, University Pierre et Marie Curie, advisor at the DRI (International Relations Department ) and DRCD (Clinical Research and Development Department) from the APHP and at the IMMI (Institute of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases)/ AVIESIAN (National Agency for Life and Health Sciences)
  • Professor Erwin TSCHLACHLER, MD, Head of Research Division of Skin Biology and Pathobiology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna (Austria), representative of European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
  • Professor Hervé Bachelez, MD, PhD, Department of Dermatology, Saint-Louis Hospital and UMR U1163, Institut IMAGINE (Paris), representative of European Society of Dermatological Research


  • Prof. Christine BODEMER, Chair of the Department of Dermatology, hôpital Necker-Enfants malades, Paris
  • Mr Jean-Luc PAIN
  • Prof. Marie-Aleth RICHARD, Representative of the French Society of Dermatology. Department of Dermatology, Hôpital de la Timone, Marseille

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