Dr. Antoine Giraud

Research Fellow

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Antoine is studying the electrophysiological impact of perinatal inflammation exposure in early preterm infants.

Career Profile

  • 2021 – present: Research Fellow, INFANT, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.
  • 2019 – 2021: Fellowship in neonatal intensive care, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Saint-Étienne, Saint-Étienne, France.
  • 2020: Ph.D. in Developmental Neurosciences, Université de Lyon, Saint-Étienne, France.
  • 2019: M.D. in Pediatrics, Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Étienne, France.
  • 2016 – 2017: Research intern, Research Institute of McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec,


  • Dridi M, Chabrier S, Raia-Barjat T, Giraud A. Umbilical cord thrombosis and chorioamnionitis in neonatal arterial ischemic stroke. Archives of Disease in Childhood – Fetal and Neonatal Edition (2021). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2021-322143
  • Giraud A, Chaux R, Allard MJ, Celle M, Teyssier G, Roche F, Chapelle C, Chabrier S, Sébire G, Patural H. Perinatal inflammation is associated with social and motor impairments in preterm children without severe neonatal brain injury. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology (2020) 28: 126-132. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpn.2020.06.008
  • Giraud A, Allard MJ, Segura M, Roche F, Patural H, Sébire G. Ampicillin treatment increases placental interleukin-1 beta concentration and polymorphonuclear infiltration in group B Streptococcus-induced chorioamnionitis: a preclinical study. Neonatology (2020) 117: 369-373. https://doi.org/10.1159/000506906
  • Allard MJ, Giraud A, Segura M, Sébire G. Sex-specific maternofetal innate immune responses triggered by group B Streptococci. Scientific Reports (2019) 9: 8587. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-45029-x
  • Giraud A, Guiraut C, Chevin M, Chabrier S, Sébire G. Role of Perinatal inflammation in Neonatal Arterial Ischemic Stroke. Frontiers in Neurology (2017) 8: 612. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2017.00612