Christine Vianey-Saban is Head of the Department for Inborn Errors of Metabolism and Newborn Screening at the Centre de Biologie et de Pathologie Est in Lyon. She was trained in Pharmacy and obtained a PhD degree in Biochemistry at the University of Lyon. Her research is focused on the enzymatic and molecular bases of mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation and riboflavin metabolism as well as on the development and the validation of new markers for the diagnosis of inborn errors of metabolism using tandem mass spectrometry. She is co-author of more than 150 peer-reviewed publications in international scientific journals and of 10 book chapters. She was invited speaker and chaired sessions in many international meetings.
Dr Vianey-Saban is a founding member of the French society for inborn errors of metabolism (SFEIM), and lectures for the French University Diploma on Inborn Errors of Metabolism. She is Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of ERNDIM (European Research Network for the evaluation and improvement of screening, Diagnosis and treatment of Inherited disorders of Metabolism) and is responsible for the quality assessment program ERNDIM Diagnostic Proficiency Testing France ». She has been a member of the SSIEM Council, she has organized the SSIEM Annual Symposium in Lyon in 2015 and is Senior Advisor for the SSIEM’s Education and Training Advisory Committee.