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Jean Dupouy-Camet

18 route des Brûleries

89500 Armeau


Professional biography:

Prof. Jean Dupouy-Camet is Emeritus Professor of Medical Parasitology & Mycology in Paris Descartes University and he was head of the department of Parasitology- Mycology of Cochin Hospital (Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, France). He holds a MD (general practice), a specialization in Tropical medicine, a degree in Medical Mycology (Institut Pasteur, Paris) and a PhD in Parasitology, all obtained in Paris University. 
He is past president of the International Commission on Trichinellosis, past general secretary of the French Society of Parasitology and past President of the European Federation of Parasitologists. 

He has published more than 200 scientific papers (165 in Medline) in the field of various aspects of parasitology, molecular aspects of parasitology (PCR, sequencing, identification), tropical medicine, medical mycology, trichinellosis, diphyllobothriosis, toxoplasmosis… He coordinated two books "La trichinellose, une zoonose en évolution" with Claude Soulé, OIE ed. and “Guidelines for the surveillance, management, prevention and control of trichinellosis” with Darwin Murrell, FAO,OIE, WHO eds and wrote chapters (trichinellosis, diphyllobothriosis, ocular toxoplasmosis) for several books. 

He received in August 2008 and July 2016, the Medal of the European Federation of Parasitologists and in August 2014 the "Distinguished Achievement Award" of the World Federation of Parasitologists. 

On May 26, 2015 Prof. Dupouy-Camet was presented with the TUMS Distinguished Visiting Professor Title for the duration of 2015-2018 by Hean of Department of Parasitology, School of Public Health.  


Research interests:

  • Food-borne parasitosis

  • History of parasitology

  • Paleoparasitology


Top Selected Publications:

  • Makki M, Dupouy-Camet J, Sajjadi SMS, Naddaf SR, Mobedi I, Rezaeian M, Mohebali M, Mowlavi G. First Paleoparasitological Report on the Animal Feces of Bronze Age Excavated from Shahr-e Sukhteh, Iran. Korean J Parasitol. 2017 Apr;55(2):197-201. 

  • Dupouy-Camet J, Bourée P, Yera H. Trichinella and polar bears: a limited risk for humans. J Helminthol. 2017 Jul;91(4):440-446. 

  • Dupouy-Camet J, Yera H, Dahane N, Bouthry E, Kapel CMO. A cluster of three cases of trichinellosis linked to bear meat consumption in the Arctic. J Travel Med. 2016 Jun 13;23(5). 

  • Dupouy-Camet J. [History of trichinellosis in the history of the catalog of the French National Library]. Hist Sci Med. 2015 Jul-Dec;49(3-4):411-20. French. 

  • Dupouy-Camet J. Atherosclerosis, trichinellosis and Egyptian mummies. J Cardiol. 2015 Apr;65(4):349. doi: 10.1016/j.jjcc.2014.09.007. 

  • Gebreyes WA, Dupouy-Camet J, Newport MJ, Oliveira CJ, Schlesinger LS, SaifYM, et al. The global one health paradigm: challenges and opportunities for tackling infectious diseases at the human, animal, and environment interface in low-resource settings. PLoS Negl TropDis. 2014 Nov 13;8(11):e3257. 

  • Dupouy-Camet J, Olesen OF, Dei-Cas E, Loiseau PM, Mas-Coma S. Perspectives for parasitology and parasitology networks in Europe. Trends Parasitol. 2009 Jul;25(7):293-5. 

  • Talabani H, Asseraf M, Yera H, Delair E, Ancelle T, Thulliez P, Brézin AP, Dupouy-Camet J. Contributions of immunoblotting, real-time PCR, and the Goldmann-Witmer coefficient to diagnosis of atypical toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis. J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Jul;47(7):2131-5. 

  • Dupouy-Camet J. Presidential address of ICT12 Conference: "Trichinella and trichinellosis--a never ending story". Vet Parasitol. 2009 Feb 23;159(3-4):194-6.

  • Bau P, Bolard J, Dupouy-Camet J. Heated amphotericin to treat leishmaniasis. Lancet Infect Dis. 2003 Apr;3(4):188. 


Prof. Dupouy-Camet had a Meeting with TUMS President (Prof. Larijani) in 2009. After that, He took participate in NICOPA 2013 (Congress of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases of IRAN) and NICOPA 2015.

In 2015, During his stay in IRAN, he met the officials of Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) and engaged in discussions concerning medical sciences collaborations between Iran and France with Dr. Nekoofar, TUMS Director of International Relations, Accreditation and Ranking. He also visited official of Department of Parasitology (Prof. MG Mowlavi, Prof. M Rokni) in 2015.


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