Christophe Baudouin, M.D., Ph.D.
Born in 1961, Christophe Baudouin has been a Professor of Ophthalmology in Paris since 1995, after achieving his MD in Nice in 1989 and a PhD in Paris in 1992.
He has served as the head of the department of Ophthalmology, Ambroise Paré Hospital, APHP, University of Versailles since 1995, and in 2000 also became the head of the Department III of Quinze-Vingts National Ophthalmology Hospital, Paris.
From 1997 to present, he has served as the coordinator of a group of researchers involved in ocular surface immunology and glaucoma treatments.
Since 2004, he has served as Director of an INSERM-labeled research team, now located in Vision Institute, University of Paris 6, Paris.
He is also the Editor-in-chief of the French Journal of Ophthalmology, President of the Ophthalmological Society of Paris and a member of eight international societies.
has published more than 120 papers in international peer-reviewed journals and has developed in his
laboratory various original techniques, based on conjunctival imprints, flow cytometry and in vivo or ex vivo confocal microscopy, for assessing ocular surface inflammatory reactions and the effects of topical drugs.
Using these procedures and in vitro or experimental studies performed in his
research is therefore mainly focused on dry eye, ocular allergy or toxic side effects induced by topical treatments, especially in glaucoma.