Dr Michel Vincent, the SILICOSIS project’s medical consultant, is a pulmonologist and thoracic oncologist. He is based at the Centre Hospitalier St Joseph-St Luc in Lyon, where from 1993-April 2013 he was Chief of Pulmonology and Thoracic Oncology and, since April 2013, Coordinator of the Federation of Oncology and of the Innovation and Research Commission. He is also Director of the institution’s mineralogical analysis laboratory – Minapath – which is associated with the SILICOSIS project. Since 1988 he has been the president of the Association Lutte contre les Cancers Thoraciques et les Maladies Pulmonaires (ALCTMP).
Dr Vincent is a member of numerous international professional associations, such as the European Society of Pulomonology and the American Society of Thoracic Pathology. Along with Dr Jean-Pierre Grignet, he runs a workshop on atypical silicoses.
- author or co-author of 52 peer-reviewed journal articles
- contributing author to 2 medical books
- provision of expert advice for the European Respiratory Journal and the Revue de pneumologie clinique (in French) and
- expert advice for the Institut de recherche Robert Sauvé en santé et sécurité au travail in Montréal, Canada.