Sebastien Augustin is a study engineer in biology. After ten years in a team working on the establishment of a therapeutic strategy for Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) - a mitochondrial disorder affecting retinal ganglion cells - he has joined in 2015 Dr Florian Sennlaub and Michel Paques group. Team 14 is focused on inflammation, degeneration and vascular remodeling in retinal pathologies and more especially in processes associated with age related macular degeneration. He is using his skills in cell culture and animal experimentation to reproduce and create in vitro and in vivo models, elucidate mechanisms underlying AMD and also develop innovative treatment.




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