Our team


Junna Yamaguchi MD

PhD (Postdoc)


Quitterie Venot

PhD (Postdoc)


Sato Magassa

PhD student


Sophia Ladraa

 Research Scientist


Charles Bayard

Study Engineer


Clément Hoguin



Gabriel Morin

Master 2 Student


Corinne Kowalski

Lab manager


Guillaume Canaud

Principal Investigator

Guillaume Canaud is a MD, PhD working in the Renal Division of Necker Hospital. He did his medical school in Montpellier and moved to Paris in 2002 to perform his Residency in Nephrology (2002 to 2007). He became Senior Resident in the Renal Division of Necker (Prof. Legendre) from 2007 to 2012. Concurrently, he spent four years from to 2008 to 2012 in the laboratory of Dr. Fabiola Terzi (INSERM U1151, Necker Hospital) to achieve his PhD degree in molecular and cellular biology.

Then, he joined the Joseph Bonventre’s Laboratory (Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA) from 2012 to the end of 2013 to achieve a postdoc. He came back to Christophe Legendre’s team with a Faculty position (Associate Professor) and is building now his own group of research dedicated to podocyte biology and translational medicine.

He obtained the highly prestigious and very competitive European Research Council starting grant in 2015 for his podocyte research project and a European Research Council Proof of Concept grant in 2016 for his translational research.

We are always seeking for highly motivated, curious and enthusiastic individual to join our group

We currently have a funded position for a one-year postdoctoral position. Candidate must have outstanding molecular and cell biology training. Experience with mouse genetics, immunofluorescence microscopy and viral transduction required. Training in a variety of mouse models of kidney disease will be provided. The position should appeal most to scientists who want to apply cutting edge mouse genetics and imaging techniques to the study of disease models with relevance to humans.

If you are interested in, please send your detailed CV to guillaume.canaud@inserm.fr

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