Christophe Legendre, MD, is professor of Nephrology at Paris Descartes University and Head of the Adult Nephrology and Transplantation Unit at Necker Hospital in Paris.
He trained at the University of Montpellier, France, and spent 3 years as a postdoctoral fellow in the Immunogenetics Laboratory (Dr. Ronald Guttmann) at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Dr. Legendre is Consulting Editor of the American Journal of Transplantation, Deputy Editor of Transplantation and Associate Editor of Kidney International.
Dr. Legendre’s main research interests include clinical evaluation of new immunosuppressants, viral infection after transplantation (hepatitis, CMV, HHV8), transplantation in high-risk recipients (immunological risk, dual transplantations, and marginal kidneys), screening kidney biopsies, and recurrence of disease post transplantation. He has published approximately 380 papers in English peer-reviewed journals.