Dr. Jean-Michel Heraud, Ph.D, is an Editorial Board Member of BMC Infectious Diseases. Virologist by training, he graduated in 2004 from the University Denis… Read more »
Dr. Jean-Michel Heraud, Ph.D, is a virologist and Editorial Board Member of BMC Infectious Diseases. He worked for several years as Head of the WHO-National Influenza Centre and Chief of the Virology Unit in the Institut Pasteur de Madagascar, developing research and public health programs and training numerous Malagasy scientists. After many years of dedicated work in the field of public health, outbreak response, and virology in Madagascar, Dr. Heraud received the medal of the Knight of the National Order of Madagascar. Recently, Dr. Heraud has joined the Institut Pasteur de Dakar to develop new programs on Rabies and Viral encephalitis.