Pierre Mangin

Pierre Mangin obtained his PhD degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Strasbourg, France in 2003. He completed a post-doctoral internship in the Australian Centre for Blood diseases in the group of Shaun Jackson, Melbourne (2003-2006). He is currently the head of the Inserm research unit U1255, based in Strasbourg and entitled: biology and pharmacology of blood platelets: hemostasis, thrombosis and transfusion. He is Scientific Director of the French Blood Bank (EFS: Etablissement Fran├žais du sang)-Grand Est. He was the chair of the Scientific and Standardization Committee on biorheology of the ISTH from 2017 until 2022 and is currently theme leader on Diagnostics, OMICs, and Advanced Technologies Theme Committee for the isth. He is on the organizing committee of the French team of platelets and megakaryocytes and is on the panel of the Euplan meeting. His research is focused on providing a better understanding of the adhesive properties of blood platelets with a focus on the GPIb-IX complex, GPVI and integrins. His group is investigating the role of these receptors in hemostasis, arterial thrombosis and beyond.