François Rannou, MD, PhD

Université Paris Cité, Hôpital Cochin

Professor of Medicine

Francois Rannou is professor of medicine at University Paris Cité and the head of the physical and rehabilitation medicine department in Cochin Hospital. He is president elect of the french society of physical and rehabilitation medicine (SOFMER) and has been involved in the osteoarthritis reseach society (OARSI) from 2008 to 2017 as a board member of directors and treasurer. He has published more than 250 papers in PubMed.

His domain of expertise is the molecular pathophysiological basic research, the clinical evaluation and the treatment of osteoarthritis and low back pain. He conducts as PI several clinical trials devoted to osteoarthritis and low back pain. These RCTs are mainly supported by academic French and european public grants.