Philippe Fournier

Postdoctoral researcher, University of Aix-Marseille
Doctor in Biomedical Sciences (Audiology option), Ph.D., Université de Montréal
Audiologist, M.Sc., University of Ottawa
Hypnosis Technician
Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA)


Current address:

Laboratoire de Neurosciences Intégratives et Adaptatives
UMR 7260, CNRS et Aix-Marseille Université
Centre St Charles, Pôle 3C – Case B
3, Place Victor Hugo 13331 Marseille Cedex 03, France



Research interests:
• Pathophysiological mechanisms

My research focuses on developing new diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic approaches for tinnitus, hyperacusis and otalgia. They also aim to better understand the physiopathological mechanisms involved in all these conditions.


Funding (selected)

2015        Postdoctoral Fellowship From the Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR)
2015        Postdoctoral Fellowship of the Fonds de Recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS) declined.
2011        Doctoral Award for Health Professionals from the Fonds de Recherche Québec Santé
2013        Funding / Research grant from the Institute for Research in Health and Safety at Work 
Status: Co-researcher.


Publications (selected)

1- FOURNIER, P., Cuvillier, AF., Gallego, S., Paolino, F., Paolino, M, Quemar, A., Londero, A. & Norena (2018) A new method for assessing masking and residual inhibition of tinnitus, Trends in Hearing.

2- Paquette, S., FOURNIER, P., Dupont, S., Szabo, F., Galan, P. & Samson S. (2017) Risk of tinnitus after medial temporal lobe resection, JAMA-Neurology

3- Londero, A., Charpentier, N., Ponsot, D., FOURNIER, P., Pezard, L. & Noreña, A. (2017) A case of acoustic shock with post-trauma trigeminal-autonomic activation, Frontiers in Neurology

4- Milloy, V., FOURNIER, P., Benoit, D., Noreña, A., Koravand, A. (2017) Auditory brainstem responses in tinnitus: a review of Whom, How and What? Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.

5- FOURNIER, P. & Hébert, S. (2016) The gap-startle paradigm to assess auditory temporal processing: bridging animal and human research,

6- FOURNIER, Schönwiesner, M., & Hébert, S. (2014). Loudness modulation after transient and permanent hearing loss: Implications for tinnitus and hyperacusis. Neuroscience, 283, 64-77.

7- *FOURNIER, P., *Basile, C-E., Hutchins, S. & Hébert, S. (2013) Psychoacoustic assessment to improve tinnitus diagnosis, Plos *Les auteurs ont contribué également

8- Hébert, S., FOURNIER, P. & Norena, A. (2013) The auditory sensitivity is increased in tinnitus ears. The Journal of Neuroscience, 33(6): 2356–

9- FOURNIER, P. and S. Hébert (2013) Gap detection deficits in humans with tinnitus as assessed with the acoustic startle paradigm: Does tinnitus fill in the gap? Hearing Research. Vol 295, p.16-23.