Demographer, Emeritus Research Director, Inserm, and Professor at EPHE
Cermes3 and MMDN (U710)
Associate Researcher, Ined (MSE)
Prof Jean-Marie Robine is a Research Professor at INSERM, the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (http://www.inserm.fr), within the CERMES Research group in Paris and the Unit 1198 in Montpellier where he heads the research team Biodemography of longevity and vitality. He is also a Professor at the advanced school Ecole pratique des hautes études (http://www.ephe.sorbonne.fr) in Paris. He studies human longevity, with the aim of understanding the relations between health and longevity. In particular, he measures the impact that the increase in adult life durations may have on the health status of the elderly population. In his most recent work, he takes into accounting the climate changes.
Since its creation in 1989, he has been the coordinator of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES), which brings together more some 100 researchers worldwide (www.reves-network.org). He was the project leader of the European Joint Action EHLEIS (2011-2014) which provided analysis of disability-free life expectancies in the European Union (www.eurohex.eu). He is part of the BRIDGE-Health project (2015-2017) which aims to prepare the transition towards a sustainable and integrated EU health information system (www.bridge-health.eu). He is co-responsible for the development of the International Database on Longevity (IDL) in association with the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (Rostock) and INED (Paris). He is the project leader of the healthy longevity project granted by AXA Research Fund: the Five-Country Oldest Old Project (5-COOP). He is one of the Directors of the French Research Consortium on ageing and longevity (GDR CNRS 3662, 2014-2017) witch provides a portal to research on ageing in France (http://gdr.site.ined.fr).