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Demoule A.

Alexandre Demoule is professor of intensive care medicine at the Pierre and Marie Curie University Medical Centre in Paris. He is the director of the medical intensive care unit, the step down unit and the weaning centre within the the Department of Pneumology and Intensive Care Medicine, La Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital in Paris.

He is the chair of the annual meeting of the French Intensive Care Society and also the chair the European Research Network on Mechanical Ventilation (REVA),

His main research field is patient-ventilator interactions. It involves specific research topics such as brain-ventilator interactions, the impact of mechanical ventilation on respiratory sensations and comfort and respiratory muscles dysfunction in mechanically ventilated patients. He also conducts clinical studies on non-invasive mechanical ventilation in acute respiratory failure and on new modes of mechanical ventilation.