Fundamental Research Division
As part of the Life Sciences Division, PROSITON maintains a nuclear toxicity surveillance network. Our skills allow us to respond to or anticipate health questions regarding the use of ionizing radiation and radionuclides.
Laurence Lebaron-Jacobs - Doctor in medicine – Doctor in radiobiologyFlorence Ménétrier - Doctor in pharmacy – Supervisor of the PROSITON unit
As part of a network of professionals and researchers involved in radiobiology, toxicology, dosimetry and radiation protection, the PROSITON expertise unit implements its skills to :
Scientific analysis and response for preventing health risks from occupational exposure of workers and environmental exposure of the public
Study of the health effects of ionizing radiation and toxic nuclear agents: chemical elements and radionuclides, including those used or formed during upstream and downstream steps of the cycle or in medical applications
Advice for the caring and treatment of victims in a crisis, including CBRN events
Analysis of interactions between different types of risks (physical, biological and chemical)
Raising awareness for the needs of research and technological support
Actions within internal CEA, national or European projects
Expertise within the framework of international authorities
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CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.