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Université de Bordeaux

Bernard Mazoyer

Last update Wednesday 10 February 2021

University of Bordeaux, France

Bernard Mazoyer

Bernard Mazoyer is a Professor of radiology at the University of Bordeaux, and the Director of the Groupe d’Imagerie Neurofonctionnelle (GIN), a team jointly funded by CNRS and CEA.

After graduating from from the Ecole Normale Supérieure (mathematics), he received his Ph.D. in biomathematics (1983) and his MD from Paris University. During his postdoc at UC Berkeley he worked on advanced PET and MRI instrumentation, and later pioneered functional neuroimaging with PET at the CEA-Orsay where he created the first cognitive neuroimaging laboratory in France.

In 1996 he took the leadership of the Cyceron neuroimaging center in Caen. He pioneered population neuroMRI within the EVA and 3 Cities cohorts. In 2011, he moved to Bordeaux with the GIN, focusing his research on the identification of factors affecting human variability using population neuroimaging.

He is the PI of the MRi-Share study. Bernard Mazoyer has published over 220 articles that received 15,000+ citations (H-factor at 59). He has been the 1st Chairman of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, received the Seymour Cray Prize in supercomputing and the Dagnan Bouveret Prize from the French National Academy, and is an honorary member of the Institut Universitaire de France.