University of Bordeaux, France
Rodolphe Thiebaut has been trained as a medical doctor specialized in public health. He completed a Ph.D. in biostatistics at the University of Bordeaux. He started his research career at Inserm in 2002 and started directing research between 2010 and 2013. He was a research fellow in the Immunobiology division of the Institute of Child Health in 2007.
He is now a Professor of public health / biostatistics at the University of Bordeaux and leads a research group (SISTM - Statistics in Systems Biology and Translational Medicine) devoted to the modelling and analysis of high-dimensional data mainly applied to immunology through the French Vaccine Research Institute. This group, which is embedded in the Inserm U1219 research center, has been recognized as an INRIA project team since January 2015. Its translational research starts with immunological questions and end with the development of statistical methods for the collection and analysis of high-dimensional datasets generated in this domain.
He is in charge of the clinical trial unit of Bordeaux University Hospital, is the deputy director of the Inserm U1219 research center, the director of the Digital Public Health graduate research program, and coordinator of the Public Health Data Science Master at the Bordeaux School of Public Health (ISPED).
He is the author/co-author of more than 250 publications in peer-reviewed journals including the New England Journal, the Lancet, AIDS, the Journal of Immunology, Biometrics, Biostatistics, Statistics in Medicine, and Plos Computational Biology.