Pierre-André Juven is a sociologist, a research fellow at the CNRS (section 36) member of the Centre de recherche médecine, sciences, santé, santé mentale, société (Cermes3) and of the Institut Francilien Recherche Innovation Société (Ifris). His work focuses on health and health policies.
He has conducted research on the crises of the public hospital from 2010 to 2020 by studying the modes of regulation of the hospital institution, especially economic regulation and pricing payment system (T2A). Graduated of the 2015 Le Monde prize for academic research, he published Une santé qui compte? Les coûts et les tarifs controversés de l'hôpital public (Controversial costs and tariffs in public hospitals) published by the Presses Universitaires de France (2016). In 2019, he published with Fanny Vincent and Frédéric Pierru, La casse du siècle. À propos des réformes de l'hôpital public (Raisons d'agir), a book looking back on three decades of transformation of the public hospital in France.
Since 2016, he studies the controversies surrounding the pharmaceutical industry and the pricing of therapeutic innovations. Studying more specifically the prices of cancer drugs, he co-edited in 2019 with Patrick Castel and Audrey Vézian, Les politiques de lutte contre le cancer (Presses de l'EHESP). He is the 2018 laureate of a funding from the National Cancer Institute (INCa) for a research project entitled "Sociology of controversies around cancer drug prices and their effects for health organisations in France".
In 2021, he co-published with Caroline Izambert and Jean-Paul Gaudillière Pandémopolitique. Réinventer la santé en commun (La Découverte), a book analysing the Covid-19 pandemic, which started at the end of 2019, through the prism of social sciences of health. Pierre-André Juven is a member of the editorial board of the journal Mouvements since 2019 and is a lecturer at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in the framework of the Master Santé, Médecine et Questions sociales.