Umberto Simeoni MD
Umberto Simeoni is Professor of Pediatrics at Faculty de Biologie et de Medicine, University of Lausanne and Director of the Division of Pediatrics and of the DOHaD
Research Unit at CHUV University Hospital in Lausanne Switzerland.
He graduated at Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France, where he later worked in the position of Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units at Strasbourg University Hospital, up to 2001. He then became Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Department of Neonatology at Aix-Marseille University and AP-HM University Hospital in Marseille, France up to 2014.
His research is oriented towards the developmental origins of adult diseases, perinatal nephrology, perinatal bioethics, as a member of the UMR-S 1076 INSERM research unit. He authored and co-authored more than 140 referenced articles, several books on neonatology, and more than 250 invited lectures. Past-President of the French Society for Neonatal Research, he is currently Past-President of the French Society for Perinatal Medicine and President of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine.