Fondation Aide à la recherche sur la Sclérose en plaques, ARSEP
Fondation Aide à la recherche sur la Sclérose en plaques, ARSEP is the leading funding agency of research in the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) field in France. ARSEP, taking advantage of its international network, including the International MS Federation (MSIF) and the Progressive MS Alliance (PMSA), has a leading role in enabling patient-reporting and in communication and /dissemination of scientific results to people with Multiple Sclerosis, families, friends, and caregivers.
Emmanuelle Plassart-Schiess is the Scientific Manager of ARSEP Foundation since January 2005. Prior to this position, she was a PhD student then a postdoctoral researcher in an INSERM Research Unit at Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital (France), where she worked for seven years on multiple sclerosis and on neuromuscular diseases. Then for five years, she worked as researcher in an INSERM Research Unit at Kremlin-Bicêtre Hospital (France) on the aging of the brain. Emmanuelle holds a PhD in human genetic from the University “Denis Diderot” of Paris (France). During her years of research, she taught at undergraduate, master’s and medical students. Within ARSEP Foundation, Emmanuelle is in charge of the research funding, the scientific and medical communication, and the relation with the other MS and Brain societies.