Directeur de recherche


Our main research topic is the physiological analysis of both subcortical and cortical brain structures involved in the control of normal and abnormal movements. Dystonia, Gilles de la Tourette...

Biographie / Publications

Marie VIDAILHET, Professor of Neurology, Salpétrière Hospital, University Pierre Marie Curie Paris, Head of the Movement Disorders section in the Department of Neurology, Salpêtrière Hospital..

Since 2009:  Director of the Research Team: Movement disorders and basal ganglia: Pathophysiology and experimental therapeutics, CRICM UPMC/INSERM UMR_S975 CNRS UMR7225, and ICM (Institut Cerveau Moelle) Salpêtrière,
H Index = 37, In the past 15 years, over 180 papers

Past positions:
Since I986: member of ISERM research unit (U289 then U679) Salpetriere Hospital.
1997-2007: Head of the Department of Neurology, St Antoine Hospital
1994-1997:Clinical Associate professor Neurology, Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris
1990-1991:Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK.
1996:Accreditation to supervise research (HDR), Neuroscience, University Pierre Marie Curie Paris 6

Research grants
2009 : ANR Nucleipark Imagerie 3T et 7T dans la maladie de Parkinson :  PI Principal Investigator)
2007 : ANR Gilles de la Tourette (co-investigator)
Coordination of the French Dystonia Network (INSERM and GIS maladies rares) 2003-2009
Coordination of 3 national programs on deep brain stimulation in dystonia PHRC 1998 and 2002, 2005)
Poste Interface INSERM (renewed in 2009 for 3 years)
Reference Center for Movement Disorders (Dystonia) as part of the Neurogénétique Centre de Référence Maladies Rares