Barbara Demeneix, Ph.D., is Professor of Physiology in the National Natural History Museum in France. Trained in the United Kingdom, France, Canada, and Germany, she is an internationally recognised expert on thyroid function and the author of more than 170 scientific publications.
She has received numerous awards for her work, notably the Nature Mentoring Award in 2011 and the CNRS Medal for Innovation in 2014. She is also active with many international committees addressing thyroid hormone and endocrine disruption (OECD, European Thyroid Association etc.). She has authored two books on how endocrine disruptors affect thyroid hormone signaling and brain development: Losing our Minds (Oxford University Press 2014) and Toxic Cocktail (Oxford University Press 2017).