Professor Stéphane Laurent

Stéphane Laurent is Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology in the Paris Descartes Medical School.

Professor Laurent was head of the Department of Clinical Pharmacology in the Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou in Paris between 2008 and 2018, and head of INSERM U 970, team 7 in the Paris Cardiovascular Research Center (PARCC) between 2009 and 2018.

Professor Laurent has served as President of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) (2007-2009), President of the ARTERY Society (2010-2012), and President of the French Society of Hypertension (2001-2002).

Professor Laurent is co-author of the 2007, 2013 and 2018 ESH-ESC Guidelines for the management of Hypertension, and the 2009 ESH document on the reappraisal of hypertension guidelines.

He is the author of over 400 referenced articles and 20 chapters in books.

His “h” index is 75 (Web of Science) with 15 “highly cited” papers, and the total number of citations of his articles is higher than 37,333 (Web of Science). Google Scholar’s H index is 84 with 66,659 citations.

Professor Laurent has delivered more than 400 invited lectures at international venues.