Pierre Mesdom

Dr. Pierre Mesdom
CNRS Project Engineer
Chimie ParisTech
PSL University
Institute of Chemistry for Life and Health Sciences
Laboratory for Inorganic Chemical Biology
+33 1 85 78 41 53

Pierre was born in the eastern suburb of Paris, he studied agronomy in Paris, in Rennes, a semester in Valencia (Spain) and a year in Melbourne (Australia). He did is PhD and a post doc in biology in Paris and Villejuif.

He is a CNRS Project Engineer in the group of Prof. Gilles Gasser at the Institute of Chemistry for Life and Health Sciences since February 2023.

He is a climber but surfing, kayaking and biking are also part of his weekends and holidays. He likes to enjoy Parisian cultural life such as museum, theater and opera as well as good meals and wines.


2015 and 2016 Awards of the doctoral school “Physiologie et Physiopathologie” (ED394) for the best presentation and the best poster teasing.

2013 PhD scholarship from Cardiometabolism and Nutrition Institute (ICAN)


[1] Mesdom, P., Colle, R., Becquemont, L., Chappell, K., David, D., Mendez-David, I., Corruble, E., Verstuyft, C. (2022). Tobacco use is associated with low peripheral beta 1 Arrestin concentration in Major Depression: a preliminary report. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

[2] Mesdom, P., Foufelle, F. (2022) Stress du réticulum endoplasmique, diabète de type 2 et maladies métaboliques hépatiques (NAFLD), Médecine des Maladies Métaboliques, Volume 16, Issue 2, 2022, Pages 185-190, ISSN 1957-2557, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mmm.2021.12.002.

[3] Mesdom, P., Colle, R., Corruble, E., Verstuyft, C. (2018). Human Dermal Fibroblasts: a promising cellular model to assess biological mechanisms of major depressive disorder and antidepressant treatment effect in patients. Current Neuropharmacology.

[4] Colle, R., Ait Tayeb, A., Mesdom, P., de Menthon, M., Becquemont, L., Verstuyft, C., David, D., Lambotte, O., Corruble, E. (2018) Methemoglobinemia as a biomarker of dapsone-induced mania severity. J Affect Disord.

[5] Baiceanu, A., Mesdom, P., Hainault, I., Lagouge, M., Foufelle, F. (2017). A robust, fast and reproducible method for isolating hepatic stellate cells from C57/BL6 mice. Farmacia.

[6] Baiceanu, A., Mesdom, P., Lagouge, M., and Foufelle, F. (2016). Endoplasmic reticulum proteostasis in hepatic steatosis. Nat Rev Endocrinol. doi:10.1038/nrendo. 124