Co-founder, Child psychiatrist specialized in autism spectrum disorders
Resident in psychiatry (Paris, France) and then clinical head in child psychiatry (Brest, France), Eric Lemonnier is a hospital practitioner and has obtained a Master in neurosciences (Paris V). He is a member of the Neurosciences Laboratory of the Regional University Hospital Center (RUHC) of Brest since its creation, conducting activities of research and thesis supervision. He directed the Autism Resource Center of Brittany from its creation in 2000 to 2013. Since 2014, he has been responsible of the Autism Expert Center of Limousin, France. During his entire career, he led a double activity – clinical and research – that allowed him to be contacted to join the scientific committee of several associations (ARAPI, APESA, AFTR, autisme suisse romande). His research has led to more than 40 publications in peer-reviewed journals including more than 20 in Anglo-Saxon journals. Since 2008, he has been working with Yehezkel Ben-Ari on the development of a novel therapeutic approach for autism.