Research Director (Senior Investigator)

INSERM (French National Institute of Health and Medical Research) - Paris, France


Nicolette Farman is Research Director (Senior Investigator) at Inserm (French National Institute of Health and Medical Research).

She joined the public research body in 1978 (Inserm U2, Limeil Brévannes Hospital) and was a Board Member between 2001 and 2008.

She is a Member of the French Society of Nephrology, American Society of Nephrology,

American Physiological Society and Honorary Member of the South-American Society of Nephrology. She is referee for several peer review journals such as J. Am Soc. Nephrology, Am. J. Kidney Diseases, Endocrinology, Nature.

Nicolette Farman has organized four international congresses dealing with aldosterone in France and abroad. She was one of the pioneers in discovering the cardio-vascular effects of this hormone.

She received the title of “Knight of National Order of Merit” and the Award of the Academy of Medicine in 2001. She is currently working alongside Dr Frédéric Jaisser at Unit 872 of Inserm.