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Celine Berthier

Associate Research Scientist

Bachelor's degree in Molecular and cellular Biology, University Bordeaux I and University Bordeaux II, France
Master's (“DEA”) in “Oenology-Ampelology,” University Victor-Segalen, Bordeaux, France
PhD in Biochemistry, University of Bern, Switzerland
Dissertation: Matrix Metalloproteinases (MMPs) in Allograft Rejection
Mentor: Prof. Hans-Peter Marti
Research Laboratory Intermediate (Post-doctoral fellowship): University of Michigan, Department of Internal Medicine - Nephrology
Supervisor: Prof. Matthias Kretzler

Dr. Berthier’s work focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms of diabetic nephropathy (DN) first, then IgA nephropathy (IgAN), and lupus nephritis (LN). She has research collaborations through the Michigan Medicine-Peking University Health Science Center Joint Institute.

Link to all my publications:


None - applying 2021

University Affiliation(s)

Medical school

Research Area(s)

Computational Biology | Lupus | Other | Systems biology | network analysis


  • Funded by: BERTHIER, Celine C.
  • Multi-PI on: Harnessing collaboration to conquer lupus
  • Consultant on: Harnessing cutaneous transcriptional and lipid signatures to understand disease-specific pathogenesis in juvenile dermatomyositis and lupus
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