Yves Renaudineau, PharmD, PhD (Immunologist)

Professor, immunologist, and head of the laboratory of immunology and immunotherapy at the CHRU Morvan, Brest, France

Dr Renaudineau is a full professor, immunologist, and head of the laboratory of immunology and immunotherapy at the CHRU Morvan, Brest, France.

Dr Renaudineau is member of the research team INSERM ESPRI ERI29/EA2216 Immunotherapy and B cell diseases, European IMI project PRECISESADS (Molecular reclassification to find clinically useful biomarkers for systemic autoimmune diseases), labex IG0 (immunotherapy grand ouest), epigenetic and ion channel networks from the canceropole grand ouest.

Dr. Renaudineau's research interests include the role of B cells in the pathophysiology of autoimmune diseases including systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjögren's syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis and chronic lymphocytic leukemia, with a special focus on autoantibodies, CD5 molecule, calcium flux and DNA methylation due to their interconnections. He has been one of the pioneers to consider the importance of DNA methylation in SLE B cells, and the key role played by the CD5 molecules in chronic lymphocytic leukemia.