Pr Toussaint studied Biochemical Engineering at Polytechnique Institute of Toulouse (France). He received his PhD at Grenoble University in 1990. After one year post-doc supervised by Dr Vignais in Microbial Biochemistry (Grenoble) he started to learn medicine. He gets his MD in 2002. He works as practitioner in Clinical Chemistry at Grenoble University Hospital, is Professor of Medicine at University of Grenoble Alpes and is at the head of a research team called Experimental Recombinants Therapeutics at TIMC. He published 75 publications and is inventor of 5 patents.