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Prof. Olaf Mercier, MD, PHD

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Pr Mercier is an experienced surgeon in thoracic oncology, lung transplantation and ex vivo lung perfusion, Professor of Thoracic Surgery at Paris-Saclay University and involved in Paris-Saclay University and Institut Polytechnique Paris Bioengineering programs. His interest for surgical innovation is highlighted by his involvement in several surgical firsts as the first sternal complete replacement, the first total tracheal replacement, the first French Maastricht3 lung transplantation using innovative mean of procurement. He has developed strong relationship with academic and industrial partners for patient-driven innovation. Pr. Mercier will rely on his 6 years-experience (2014-2020) as a Research Unit director at Marie Lannelongue Hospital (5 full time clinical research assistants, >20 ongoing clinical trials management). His position of scientific director of the French Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery promotes his leadership for collaborative work and facilitates multicenter surgical clinical studies development. Interestingly, time spent in North America allowed the construction of a reliable collaborative network with several universities (Toronto, Stanford and Columbia) which has been the source of many research studies.


  • Le Plessis-Robinson, France
  • Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery, Marie Lannelongue, Le plessis Robinson, France
  • Français, Anglais

Expérience Professionnelle

Scientific Coordinator

De 2015 à 2016

RHU Bioartlung, Paris, France

Professor of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery

Depuis 2014

Paris-Sud University Medical School, France

Thoracic Surgeon

Thoracic Vascular Surgery & Cardiopulmonary Transplantation Department

Depuis 2008

Marie Lannelongue Hospital, Le plessis Robinson, France


Clinical & Research Fellowship


Toronto General Hospital, Canada

PHD, Pulmonary Cirdulation Physiology


UPEC, Paris-Est Créteil University, France

Master 2, Physiology & Biology of Breathing


UPEC, Paris-Est Créteil University, France


Acute decompensated pulmonary hypertension.


European respiratory review : an official journal of the European Respiratory Society

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[Massive pulmonary embolism. When medical treatment is not enough].


Annales de cardiologie et d'angeiologie

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Pulmonary vascular remodeling patterns and expression of general control nonderepressible 2 (GCN2) in pulmonary veno-occlusive disease.


The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation

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