Nicolas GIRERD, MD, PhD, professor of Therapeutics, is a cardiologist and biostatistician currently deputy director of the Nancy Plurithematic Clinical Investigation Center (CIC)-Inserm, France.
He completed is Cardiology training in Lyon, France, and completed his Masters degree in Clinical Epidemiology in Québec, Canada. He obtained a PhD in Biostatistics focused on treatment effect evaluation in survival models in Lyon, France. He is currently the PI of several studies, including the REMI (Relationship Between Aldosterone and Cardiac Remodeling After Myocardial Infarction - NCT01109225), AHF-CORE (Acute Heart Failure - COngestion Repeated Evaluation - NCT03327532) and AMBUSH (AMBulatory UltraSound for Heart Failure Management - NCT04741711) studies. He is also the methodologist/biostatistician of several randomized clinical trials in the field of heart failure and/or MRA therapy (Effects of Induced Moderate HYPOthermia on Mortality in Cardiogenic Shock Patients Rescued by Veno-arterial ECMO (HYPO-ECMO) NCT02754193; Eplerenone in Patients Undergoing REnal Transplant (EPURE TRANSPLANT) NCT02490904). His current research interests are mainly focused on the quantification and treatment of congestion in acute and chronic heart failure. He is the author of over 250 publications in international journals.