As each year, we would like to thank all candidates who responded to the call for proposals of 19 February 2018 and submitted their application.

As announced, the Francophone Foundation for Diabetes Research planned to support 3 research projects: 1 clinical research project, 1 basic research project and 1 translational research project  of €300K each, for a total of almost 1 million Euros for this year!

For this 6th year, we received 32 application files.

Having carefully studied the projects, first evaluated by 3 appointed external experts and examined at the meeting of the Scientific Council of October 8th,

7 preselected candidates  have been selected for a face-to-face interview before the Scientific Council on November 5th, in the FFRD’s offices in Paris.

  • Pr Miriam CNOP, Bruxelles
  • Dr Fabienne FOUFELLE, Paris
  • Pr Amandine GAUTIER-STEIN, Lyon
  • Pr Agnès LEHUEN, Paris
  • Pr Christophe MAGNAN, Paris
  • Pr Jean-François TANTI, Nice
  • Pr Hubert VIDAL, Oullins


The FFRD would like to congratulate them!

The final choices of the Scientific Council will be communicated to the 3 recipients of the 2018 FFRD Research Grants at the end of the hearings day on November 5th.


We would like to thank all candidates for their interest in the Fondation Francophone pour la Recherche sur le DiabèteFFRD – through their response to its call for proposals on last 20 February.

For this fifth consecutive year, the FFRD received more than 20 application files.

After a very close review of the projects, evaluated first by 3 appointed external experts and then examined at the meeting of the Scientific Council of
 2 October.

7 candidates could be preselected for a face-to-face interview before the Scientific Council which was held at head offices of the FFRD in Paris, on November 6th 2017:

  • Dr Olivier BOURRON, Paris
  • Pr Philippe FROGUEL, Lille
  • Dr Sylvie GUERDER, Toulouse
  • Pr Samy HADJADJ, Poitiers
  • Pr Dominique LANGIN, Toulouse
  • Dr Raphaël SCHARFMANN, Paris
  • Dr Hubert VIDAL, Oullins


Let the FFRD congratulate them for it!

As announced, the FFRD will support 2 projects : 1 clinical research project and 1 basic research project.

The final decision of the Scientific Council will be known following the meeting of November 6th 2017 where the 2 recipients of the 2017 FFRD Research Grants will be selected.

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