In addition to a majority of members specialized in medicine, pharmacy, biology or chemistry, the National Research Ethics Committee also includes experts in the ethics, social or legal fields.
The Committee members are appointed by the Health minister.


President : Dr BOISANTE-BOURRIER Catherine, medical specialist in anesthesiology

Vice-President : M. ELTER Robert, graduate engineer in Chemistry


Prof. BRAUM Stefan, jurist

Dr VAILLANT Michel, PhD, biostatistician

Dr LE MOINE Françoise, medical specialist in oncology

Dr COVELLI Domenico, medical specialist in oncology

Dr PAULY Fernand, specialist in paediatrics and physical and rehabilitation medicine

Prof. Dr. DROSTE Dirk, medical specialist in neurology

Dr SCHNEIDER Jochen, PhD, medical specialist in endocrinology and researcher in translational medicine

M. LEPANTO Olivier, pharmacist

Dr BETZ Charles, PhD, molecular biologist

Dr phil. BENOY Charles, PhD, clinical psychologist and psychotherapist

Mme WEYDERT Anne, patient representative 

Mme BAEHR Christine, nurse for anaesthesia and reanimation