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Barbara Demeneix

Professor Physiology, Endocrinology, Muséum national d’histoire naturelle (MNHN)

Barbara Demeneix, Ph.D., is Professor of Physiology in the National Natural History Museum in France. Trained in the United Kingdom, France, Canada, and Germany, she is an internationally recognised expert on thyroid function and the author of more than 160 scientific publications.
She has received numerous awards for her work, notably the Nature Mentoring Award in 2011 and the CNRS Medal for Innovation in 2014. She is also active with many international committees addressing thyroid hormone and endocrine disruption (OECD, European Thyroid Association, etc.).
She was awarded the Commander of the Order of Mérite in 2018.


  • –present
    Professeur en endocrinologie, Muséum national d’histoire naturelle (MNHN) – Sorbonne Universités


Officier de la Legion d'Honneur, CNRS Medal for Innovation Commandeur de l'Ordre Nationale de Mérite.