Post-doc, MD PhD


Inter-University Diploma Diagnosis and management of Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias

Lille University (Fr)

PhD Public health, option Epidemiology Bordeaux University (Fr) 2017-2021

Public health

Rennes & Versailles Saint Quentin Universities (Fr)

Master 2 Methodology and statistics in biomedical research Paris Sud University (Fr) 2015-2016
Master 1 Public Health Paris Sud University (Fr) 2014-2015
Baccalaureate Scientific Grasse (Fr) 2005



2017-2022 PhD student and then postdoctoral research fellowINSERM U1219 Bordeaux Population Health research center, team LEHA (Lifelong exposure, health and aging), Bordeaux (Fr)

  • Research topic “Infectious hypothesis in neurodegenerative diseases” / PhD on the topic « Herpes simplex virus type 1: a potential target for the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease? » (Thesis director: Dr C Helmer)
  • Scientific collaborator for B3, a new population-based cohort
  • Organizer of the club 2ID [Immunity, infection and dementia], monthly virtual meetings to exchange between researchers on this theme

2014-2017 Intern in Public Health (6 semesters) – Paris (Fr)  /4 semesters in the research structures and 2 semesters in health policy

  • Department of epidemiology, biostatistics and clinical research, Bichat, Paris
  • INSERM U1153, Obstetrical, Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology, Paris
  • INSERM U1168, Health, Environment and Aging, Paris
  • Ile de France regional health agency
  • Seine Saint Denis departmental council


2018-2019 Realization of dementia diagnoses in the 3C cohort– Bordeaux (Fr)

2012-2014 Intern in internal medicine (3 semesters) – Paris (Fr)

  • Geriatrics department – Kremlin Bicêtre University Hospital, Paris
  • Internal medicine department – Lariboisière University Hospital, Paris
  • Internal medicine department – Delafontaine Hospital, St Denis


2017-2019 Teaching in research and biostatistics at the ISPED School of public health and at the Bordeaux midwifery school – Bordeaux (Fr)

2015-2017 Public Health speaker for the 5th year medical students – Conférence Khalifa, Paris (Fr)


  • Linard M, Ravier A, Mougué L, Grgurina I, Boutillier AL, Foubert-Samier A, Blanc F, Helmer C. Infectious Agents as Potential Drivers of α-Synucleinopathies. Mov Disord. 2022 Jan 18.
  • Linard M, Bezin J, Hucteau E, Joly P, Garrigue I, Dartigues JF, Pariente A, Helmer C. Antiherpetic drugs: a potential way to prevent Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimers Res Ther. 2022 Jan 7;14(1):3.
  • Linard M, Baillet M, Letenneur L, Garrigue I, Catheline G, Dartigues JF, Peres K, Helmer C. Herpes simplex virus, early neuroimaging markers and incidence of Alzheimer’s disease. Transl Psychiatry. 2021 Jul 31;11(1):414.
  • Linard M, Letenneur L, Garrigue I, Doize A, Dartigues JF, Helmer C. Interaction between APOE4 and herpes simplex virus type 1 in Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimers Dement. 2020 Jan;16(1):200-208.
  • Burdet C., Loubet P., Le Moing V., Vindrios W., Esposito-Farèse M., Linard M, Ferry T, Massias L, Tattevin P, Wolff M, Vandenesch F., Grall N, Quintin C, Mentré F, Duval X, Lescure FX. Efficacy of cloxacillin versus cefazolin for methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (CloCeBa): study protocol for a randomised, controlled, noninferiority trial, BMJ Open. 2018 Sep 1;8(8):e023151
  • Burdet C., Grall N., Linard M, Benhayoun M., Bourabha K., Clermont O., Denamur E., Bridier-Namias A., Maignan M., Tenaillon O., Massias L., Tubiana S., Alavoine L., Andremont A., Mentré F., Duval X. Ceftriaxone and cefotaxime have similar effects on the intestinal microbiota in human volunteers treated by standard doses regimens. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2019 Apr 1.
  • Linard M, Deneux-Tharaux C, Luton D, Schmitz T, Mandelbrot L, Estellat C, Sauvegrain P, Azria E; PreCARE study group; BiP study group. Differential rates of cesarean delivery by maternal geographical origin: a cohort study in France. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2019 Jun 27;19(1):217.
  • Linard M, Blondel B, Estellat C, Deneux-Tharaux C, Luton D, Oury JF, Schmitz T, Mandelbrot L, Azria E Association between inadequate antenatal care utilisation and severe perinatal and maternal morbidity: an analysis in the PreCARE cohort, BJOG. 2018 Apr;125(5):587-595
  • Linard M, Herr M, Aegerter P, Czernichow S, Goldberg M, Zins M, Ankri J. Should sensory impairment be considered in frailty assessment? A study in the GAZEL cohort. J Nutr Health Aging. 2016;20(7):714-21
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