Professor Eric Vivier, an authority in the field of immunology, has joined Innate Pharma SA as chief scientific officer with responsibility for leading collaborations among those involved in fundamental, translational and clinical research. Prof Vivier is professor of immunology at Aix-Marseille University and the Marseille Public Hospitals in France. His research has been instrumental in identifying the mechanisms underlying natural killer (NK) cells as well as the discovery of innate lymphocyte cells. He has been a visiting professor at a number of US scientific institutions including the Scripps Research Institute, and is a member of the French National Academy of Medicine.
Innate Pharma announced the appointment on 8 January 2018.
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