Marie Sarazin is Professor of Neurology at Paris Descartes University. She is heading the Neurology, Memory and Language Unit at the Sainte-Anne hospital in Paris since 2013. She is a member of the In Vivo Molecular Imaging Laboratory (IMIV), UMR 1023 Inserm, CEA / DRF / Service Hospitalier Frédéric Joliot, at Orsay. She previously worked at the Hospitals Lariboisière, Bretonneau and Pitié-Salpêtrière in Paris. Involved for several years in the clinic for Alzheimer’s disease and related diseases, she coordinates and participates in numerous research projects, focusing in particular on biomarkers and neuroimaging of Alzheimer’s disease and related diseases. She is principal investigator of several interdisciplinary studies funded by the ANR and the French Ministry of Health (Biomage, Imabio3, and Shatau7), studies which have given rise to important publications in international scientific journals. Marie Sarazin is the author of more than 100 major publications and around 20 books. She is also a member of the editorial boards of the Encyclopédie Médico-Chirugicale (neurology volumes) and of the journal “La Lettre du Neurologue”. She is a member of the French Society of Neurology.
The Foundation is currently supporting one of her research projects on the study of abnormal proteins in Alzheimer’s disease as well as in other amnesias mimicking Alzheimer’s, in order to avoid misdiagnosis.
Selected publications :
- Distinct dynamic profiles of microglial activation are associated with progression of Alzheimer’s disease, Brain juin 2018. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
- Maladie d’Alzheimer : un rôle protecteur précoce du système immunitaire, Brain mars 2016 en français et en anglais
Lorraine Hamelin, neurologist in the team of Prof. Marie Sarazin at CH Sainte-Anne, was supported by a PhD grant funded by the Foundation for Research on Alzheimer’s [more information]). COLLABORATION CEA / I2BM / Neurospin – Paris Descartes University under the supervision of Professor Marie Sarazin and Dr Michel Bottlaender
- Distinct tau PET imaging patterns in typical and atypical Alzheimer’s disease, Brain mai 2016 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
- Prevalence of cerebral amyloid pathology in persons without dementia: a meta-analysis, JAMA mai 2015 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/