Francis Berenbaum, MD, PhD

Sorbonne Université

Professor of Rheumatology

Dr. Berenbaum is Professor of rheumatology at Sorbonne University and is the Director of the Department of Rheumatology at AP-HP Saint-Antoine Hospital in Paris, France. He is former president of OARSI (Osteoarthritis Research Society International) in 2008-2010 and of the French Society of Rheumatology in 2014-2016. He is Associate Editor of the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. Dr Berenbaum leads an experimental team at INSERM institute. His basic research interests include the understanding of relationships between metabolic diseases and osteoarthritis. His clinical research focuses on new targeted therapies for treating symptoms and structural changes in osteoarthritis. He is involved in several clinical trials either for public or private partners. He has published more than 350 peer-reviewed publications. Dr Berenbaum was the recipient of the Annual OARSI Clinical Research Award in 2017. In 2020, he founded 4Moving Biotech, a start-up devoted to find new therapies in OA.