The Memory Center (CMRR) Paris North Ile-de-France is located at the Lariboisière -Fernand Widal Teaching Hospital since June 2008. This center is linked to the departments of Neurology, Geriatrics and the department of Histology and Biology of Aging in this hospital. The Center is also associated with the departments of Geriatrics and Psychogeriatrics of Bretonneau Hospital, the department of Neurology of Bobigny Hospital and the department of Geriatrics of Bichat Hospital.

The Memory Center has five major roles:

  1. Memory Clinic for out-patients referred to the Center by General Practitioners or medical specialists (Neurologists, Geriatricians, Psychiatrists)

  2. Organization of the memory clinic network for the region Paris North Ile de France

  3. Teaching and training programs

  4. Clinical research

  5. Ethics

The Memory Center is managed by Professor Jacques Hugon MD PhD and by Doctor Claude Lidy MD. The Center is a Clinical Unit of the Lariboisière -Fernand Widal Teaching Hospital (AP-HP) and is affiliated with the University
of Paris 7 Denis Diderot (Faculty of Medicine)

An English-speaking Memory Clinic in Paris is planed to open in the Center in the forthcoming months.

Clinical meetings are programmed every month and focused on diagnosis and therapeutics of patients seen in the Center.

Teaching sessions organized every other months, are open to doctors, psychologists and Speech and Language therapists. These sessions are designed under the auspices of the University of Paris 7 Denis Diderot (Faculty of Medicine)

Clinical research and pre-clinical research are carried out in the Center, in association with Inserm Units; U 708 (Neuroepidemiology) and U 839 Institut du Fer à Moulin (Molecular signaling)

If you experience memory disturbances, you are welcome to visit the web site of our Memory Center.

You can make an appointment with one of our MD consultant:

Tel: +33 (0)1 40 05 49 54

Fax: +33 (0)1 40 05 43 39



Memory Center of Hôpital Fernand Widal

200 rue du Faubourg Saint Denis