European Hospital Georges Pompidou, Paris (France)
Michel Azizi (born april 4, 1958) is Professor of Vascular Medicine at Université Paris Cité and Head of the Hypertension Unit and of the Clinical Investigation Center, Georges Pompidou University Hospital, Paris, France. He received his MD from René Descartes University and his PhD from Pierre et Marie Curie University, Paris, France.
He is past Vice-President of the European Society of Hypertension. His main research interests include the medication-based and device-based treatment of resistant hypertension, adherence to treatment and the physiology, genetics and pharmacology of the renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system. He has published more than 280 papers in peer reviewed journals, many of which have focused on his research topic. He has received the Jean Hamburger prize for Medical Research in 2007, the Peter van Zwieten award of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH 2011, Milan, Italy), the Paul Milliez award at the ESH 2017