Jean-Jacques SCHOTT  PhD, Research Director, Inserm

JJ. Schott is a geneticist specialized in cardiovascular diseases. After obtaining his PhD from the University of Strasbourg in 1996, he trained as a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School, Boston.
Since his arrival in Nantes in 1999, recognition has grown for his contribution to understanding of the etiology of rare and common forms of cardiovascular disorders, with a particular emphasis on cardiac arrhythmias and cardiac valve defects.
His research has been funded by multiple grants from the French National ministry of research, and two transatlantic Network of Excellence grants from the Leducq foundation: “Alliance against sudden cardiac death” and “Mitral”. His achievement in cardiovascular genetics has been recognized by the Mémain-Pelletier prize from the Académie des Sciences — Fondation de l’Institut de France, and the Edouard Coraboeuf prize.