Graduated in Maths from Ecole Normale Supérieure. PhD in Biomathematics and MD from Paris University. Postdoc at UC Berkeley working on PET and MRI. Staff scientist at the French Atomic Energy Commission. Conducted pioneering studies in functional brain mapping. Co-founder of Organization for Human Brain Mapping. Director of Cyceron imaging centre for 10 years. Seymour Cray Prize and the Dagnan Bouveret Prize. Honorary Senior Member of the Institut Universitaire de France.