Professor Alain COMBES joined our team

Alain CombesWe are delighted to welcome Prof Alain Combes, as a member of the Scientific Committee of the Collège International de Recherche Servier.

Professor Alain Combes, MD, PhD is Professor of Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine at the University of Paris, Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6 and senior intensivist at the Service de Réanimation Médicale, Cardiology Institute, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris.


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7th Colloquium

Personalized medicine: medicine of tomorrow

MAY  4-6, 2012

The proceedings of the 7th Colloquium held in Château Montebello, Quebec, on May 4th-6th, 2012 are also available in our CIRS brochure at your convenience. (12 rue du Château, 92500 Neuilly sur Seine, France)

They have also been published in a Supplement to Metabolism in January 2013.

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In 2011, we had the great priviliege to announce “great honors” that 2 members of CIRS received.

Dr Gérard Plante

Has received from the University of Sherbrooke, the GERARD EUGENE PLANTE CHAIR, following his forty-two years spent in teaching, medical research and personalized medicine.

Dr JoAnn Manson

–          Has been elected to membership in the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies in October 2011

–          Received the American Heart Association’s Distinguished Scientist Award in November 2011 for « exceptional contributions and leadership in the field of women’s health and prevention of cardiovascular disease in women”.

6th Colloquium

Towards a New Therapeutics for Pain: Pathogenesis and clinical Aspects

SEPTEMBER 4-8, 2009

The proceedings of the 6th Colloquium held in Château Frontenac, Quebec, on September 4th-8th, 2009 are also available in our CIRS brochure at your convenience. (12 rue du Château, 92500 Neuilly sur Seine, France)

They have also been published in a Supplement to Metabolism Clinical and Experimental – Vol 59, N° 10, Suppl 1, Oct 1 2010.

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In recognition for the extraordinary Editorial work that Dr. Theodore VanItallie has done for the six CIRS Annals over the past 10 years, I am pleased to announce that I have named him “Chairman Emeritus”.

Dr. VanItallie is being recognized for his excellent knowledge of both preclinical and clinical medicine, which has been invaluable to CIRS.

Our Annals have contributed significantly to the scientific efforts of Servier and have enhanced the quality of our Research.

At the same time, I am pleased to announce that I have named Dr. Madhu Kalia as Chairman of the CIRS Scientific Committee.

Dr. Kalia will continue her work in the tradition of maintaining the high Standards of our Annals.

As you know, in the past Dr. Kalia has assumed so well most of the workload and responsibility in the organization of the Editorial duties.

I am sure you will be in complete agreement with these new and important promotions at CIRS.

Madeleine Tremblay-Servier, Ph.D.

CIRS celebrates its 10th anniversary

The summer of 2010 will mark the 10th anniversary of the Collège International de Recherche Servier (CIRS). During this past decade, CIRS has held 6 symposia covering major medical topics such as: stress, aging, depression, sleep, early-life development, and pain.

Up to now, CIRS has published 5 “state-of-the-art” scientific reviews as supplements of the prestigious peer-reviewed journal Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental (impact factor: 2.920). CIRS Annals have consistently ranked in the top 25 downloaded articles of this journal.

The scientific reviews in the CIRS Annals get a great deal of world exposure. As of April 6, 2010, articles published in the CIRS Annals had received 855 citations. This averages 171 citations for each issue of the Annals.

Knowledge of CIRS is also reinforced by its online presence. Most visitors come from 6 countries: France, United States, Canada, UK, India, and Brazil.

Publication of the proceedings of the latest symposium on “pain” is planned for October 2010.


on the occasion of the presentation
of the Grand Cross of the French Legion of Honor
to Dr Jacques Servier
Founding President of Servier

Élysée Palace – Tuesday 7 July 2009

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