Stéphane Laurent works currently as the head of the Department of Clinical Pharmacology in the Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou in Paris, as the head of INSERM U 970, team 7 in the Paris Cardiovascular Research Center (PARCC).
He is professor of Pharmacology in the Paris Descartes Medical School.
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 was member of the ESH Council (2005-2013), is currently member of the Scientific Council of the French Foundation for Hypertension Research (since 2006), and is fellow of the ESC.
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.
Professor Laurent’s research interests concern the arterial hypertension and cardiovascular diseases, clinical investigation and pharmacology of large arteries (arterial stiffness, central pulse pressure, carotid intima-media thickness, and endothelial dysfunction).
Professor Laurent is Associate Editor of Journal of Hypertension, Deputy Editor of Artery Research, and is member of the editorial board of Hypertension.
He is the author of over 390 referenced articles and 20 chapters in books.
His “h” index is 72 (Web of Science) with 15 “highly cited” papers, and the total number of citations of his articles is higher than 32,817 (Web of Science). Google Scholar’s H index is 84 with 59 988 citations.
Professor Laurent has delivered more than 350 invited lectures at international venues.