Head of Pulmonology and Thoracic Oncology Department
Lyon Sud Hospital
Dr Couraud is a senior medical doctor at Lyon University and a professor at Lyon 1 University and Lyon Sud Medical Faculty, where he is head of the Lyon-Sud Pulmonology Department. He founded the Lyon University Hospital Joint Clinical Research Unit in Thoracic Oncology (URCOT), where he is also Chief Scientist.
Dr Couraud founded the CIRCAN program, a multidisciplinary and academic research program on circulating biomarkers of cancer.