The BPE relies on a permanent structured core team of 20 people,
all of the positions required to carry out real-world studies on the same site.
Head of Scientific Research
Founder & Emeritus President
Nicholas Moore MD, PhD, FISPE, FRCP (Edin.), is the Founding President of BPE. He is Emeritus Professor of Medical Pharmacology (PU-PH) at the University of Bordeaux and Bordeaux Teaching Hospital. He has been a member of the ENCePP Steering Committee, President of the International Society of Pharmacovigilance (ISoP), Vice-President of the European Association of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT) and also a member of the Board of Governors of the International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE). He has a particular interest in the use of low-dose nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), the assessment of their effectiveness and safety.
Aurélie Balestra, MSc in Cellular Engineering and Therapeutic Strategies, Study Manager at BPE since 2007, she participates in research projects from design to dissemination of results. She has acquired a strong experience in field studies in oncology, pneumology and balneotherapy and more recently, on database studies in cardiology. Since 2019, she is involved in the organizing Committee of the Bordeaux PharmacoEpi Festival, participates in projects valorization and implements the platform communication strategy as Community Manager.
Emmanuelle Bignon, MSc in Applied Molecular Cytology, participates in research projects from design to dissemination of results at BPE since 2009. She has acquired a strong experience in field studies in oncology, gastro-enterology, hematology, allergology, and more recently, on database studies in gastro-enterology. She is involved in the archiving process of BPE studies.
Head of Project Management
Caroline Dureau-Pournin, MSc in Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance, has been working for over 20 years at BPE. She coordinates field and database studies, in particular using the SNDS data, from conception until results publication. She also supports project teams in the regulatory process for study implementation and the BPE director to set-up collaboration agreements with partners.
Estelle Guiard has a MSc in Neurosciences and Neuropharmacology has been trained in Epidemiology, with 20 years’ experience at BPE in pharmacoepidemiology from the conception of studies until result publication. She is involved in several field studies with pharmacovigilance program and database-based studies using the French National Healthcare Insurance System (SNDS) in many therapeutic areas as cardiology and diabetology. She is also involved in the scientific promotion group of the BPE Platform.
Stéphanie Lamarque has a PhD in Biological and Medical Sciences, supplemented by an Epidemiology training, with 20 years of experience in pharmacoepidemiology at BPE Platform. She manages from the design to dissemination of results, several field and database-based studies in many therapeutic areas, especially in oncology and pneumology/allergology. She is also involved in the communication of the BPE Platform and supports the team in responding to public and private Calls for Projects.
Séverine Lignot-Maleyran, MSc in Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance, has been working at BPE with 20 years of experience. She coordinates national and European field and database studies, including ones relying on the French National Healthcare Insurance System (SNDS). She is also the quality referent in charge of developing and implementing the Quality Management System to follow and maintain the ISO 9001: 2015 certification of BPE.
Head of Project Management
Project Acquisition Manager
Magali Rouyer, MSc, has enriched her training with a huge experience in Pharmacoepidemiology of 25 years, most of which at the BPE, involved in both field and database-based studies using the SNDS, notably in the area of oncology. She ensures the smooth progress of studies in terms of methods, budget, quality and timelines. She also assists the BPE team for proposals in response to public or private Calls for Projects.
Abdelilah Abouelfath, MSc in Public Health, has over 20 years of experience at BPE Platform and has an experience of field studies and database-based studies using the French National Healthcare Insurance System (SNDS). He has published more than 35 papers in peer-reviewed journals.
Marie-Agnès Bernard, MSc in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, has over 18 years of experience at BPE Platform in analysing data from field studies and database-based studies using the French National Healthcare Insurance System (SNDS).
Jérémy Jové, MSc in Biostatistics, has 20 years of experience at BPE Platform and has an extensive experience of field studies and database-based studies using the French National Healthcare Insurance System (SNDS). He has participated in several projects and has published more than 30 papers in peer-reviewed journals.
Head of Biostatistics
& Data management
Régis Lassalle, MSc in Statistics, has been working at BPE Platform since 2005. He has an extensive experience of field studies and database-based studies using the French National Healthcare Insurance System (SNDS). He participates in several multi-country and multi-database projects and has published more than 85 papers in peer-reviewed journals.
Ludovic Liège, graduated with a Licence in Computer Science, joined the BPE Platform in 2002. He is in charge of the IT management and the development of databases. He is involved in supervision and management of database managers and developers team and in the management of the planning, design and quality of the IT applications developed within the BPE (medical data entry, study follow-up, quality control).
Dunia Sakr, MSc in Biostatistics supplemented with an MSc in Mathematical Statistical and Economic Engineering, has over 10 years of experience in biostatistics, first in a research team of INSERM then in a private French CRO and for 5 years at BPE. She is involved in field studies and database-based studies using the French National Healthcare Insurance System (SNDS).
Romain Sylvestre, graduated with a two-year University Degree in Technology with over 14 years of experience, first in Defence, then in embedded software development, and finally as an application designer, Developer and Data Manager for all BPE health studies since 2013.
Nathalie Vidal is in charge of monitoring and controlling accounting operations with the different supervisory bodies, budget forecasts and consolidated balance sheets at BPE Platform since 2003. At the administrative level, she also manages the follow-up of contract signatures with partners and the pre-establishment of a personal contract. She supports the secretary in centralising orders.