Odile SECHOY-BALUSSOU

Odile SECHOY-BALUSSOU

Odile SECHOY-BALUSSOU

Director Research Development and Innovation - Toulouse Hospital - France

Madame Séchoy-Balussou is Director of Development Research and Innovation at University Hospital of Toulouse. After a career in the pharmaceutical industry of more than 10 years, graduated with a PhD in cell biology and a master’s degree in management from IAE, she was hired at Montpellier University Hospital to boost institutional partnerships / industrialists and promote the research of the hospital. This experience allowed her to discover the hospital world and base her commitment to hospital doctors and researchers to jointly build research projects that contribute to the improvement of the medicine of tomorrow.

At the University Hospital of Toulouse for more than 10 years, Odile Séchoy-Balussou has participated with her team, in the organization, accompaniment and valorization with the researchers and the doctors, of several hundreds of projects as well in the field of the pathophysiology of the chronic, emerging or cancer, the development of new drugs, but also medical devices and innovative organizations. Their goal is to lead well-established research and innovation projects, with the participation of key players, in a secure environment that will allow their patients access to modern medicine.