Dr. Yves Allenbach MD, PhD
Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Immunology
Myology Research Center
Pitié Salpetriere University Hospital
Paris | France
Yves Allenbach, is Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Immunology is Sorbonne University Paris, France. Besides, the Department is the National Reference Center for Myositis and he also work in the lab the ‘Myology Center for Research’.
He is an international expert in the field of auto-immune myopathies. Based on a translational approach the research interests are the diagnosis/classification/follow-up of myositis, the pathophysiology (in vitro and in vivo models) and the development innovative therapy for myositis.
With the development of immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI), and the emergence of severe immune-related adverse events, he was interesting in ICI-induced myositis. He initiated and leads now a clinical network I6TOX in Pitié Salpêtrière Hospital gathering several specialists (Oncology, Cardiology, Immunology, Neurology, Rheumatology, Internal medicine) and researchers. This working group focuses on severe immunotoxicity to increase their recognition and management. In parallel, Dr. Allenbach started several research projects on ICI-induced myositis: a National Registry to collect clinical data, a translational research project on ICI-induced myositis physiopathology.