Nicolas Molinari 

Université Montpellier I

2, place Pierre Viala
34060 Montpellier Cedex 2, France

Service DIM
CHU de Montpellier, Hôpital Lapeyronie
371, avenue du Doyen Gaston Giraud
34295 Montpellier Cedex 5, France

Phone: +(33) 4 99 61 24 28 / +(33) 4 66 68 34 03
Fax: +(33) 4 67 54 27 31

Research interests

  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical research

Former and current students (PhD)

  • Saley Issa (2013-..)
  • Hussen Muhamad (2012-..)
  • Banrakanira Emanuel (2012-..)
  • Millet Ingrid (2012-..)
  • Grégory Marin (2010-..)
  • Jules Mbougua (2009-12)
  • Chadi Ghariani (2007-2010)
  • Marie Denis (2007-2010)
  • Nadège Dossat (2005-2009)
  • Christelle Reynès (2004-2007)
  • Christophe Dematteï (2003-2006)


Master 2 Biostatistique

Master 1 Biostatistique


Statistical Innovations In Clinical Trials




1)       Abraham C, Molinari N & Servien R (2013), Unsupervised clustering of multivariate circular data, Statistics in Medicine, 32(8), 1376-1382.

2)       Opitz T, Tramini P & Molinari N (2013), Spline regression for zero-inflated models, JP Journal of Biostatistics, 9 (1), 53-66.

3)       Tchatchueng Mbougua J, Laurent C, Ndoye I, Delaporte E, Gwet H & Molinari N, Nonlinear multiple imputation for continuous covariate within semi-parametric Cox model: application to HIV data in Senegal, Statistics in Medicine, to appear.

4)       Marin G, Gamez AS, Molinari N, Kacimi D, Vachier I, Paganin F, Chanez P, Bourdin A., , Distal airway impairment in obese normoreactive women, Biomed Res Int, to appear.

5)       Millet I, Curros-Doyon F, Molinari N, Bouic-Pages E, Prat X, Alili C, Taourel P, Invasive Breast Carcinoma: Influence of Prognosis and Patient-related Factors on Kinetic MR Imaging Characteristics, Radiology, to appear.

6)       De Jong A, Clavieras N, Conseil M, Coisel Y, Moury PH, Pouzeratte Y, Cisse M, Belafia F, Jung B, Chanques G, Molinari N & Jaber S., Implementation of a combo videolaryngoscope for intubation in critically ill patients: a before-after comparative study, Intensive Care Med, to appear.

7)       Gerald C, Fabien R, Molinari N, Carr J, Jung B, Prades A, Gallia F, Futier E, Constantin JM, Samir J., Comparison of Three High Flow Oxygen Therapy Delivery Devices: A Clinical Physiological Cross-over Study, Minerva Anestesiol, to appear.

8)       Demoule A, Jung B, Prodanovic H, Molinari N, Chanques G, Coirault C, Matecki S, Duguet A, Similowski T, Jaber S, phragm Dysfunction on Admission to ICU: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Prognostic Impact - a Prospective Study, Am J Respir Crit Care Med, to appear.  

9)       Clavieras N, Wysocki M, Coisel Y, Galia F, Conseil M, Chanques G, Jung B, Arnal JM, Matecki S, Molinari N & Jaber S, Prospective Randomized Crossover Study of a New Closed-loop Control System versus Pressure Support during Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation, Anesthesiology, to appear.

10)   De Jong A., Molinari N., Sebbane M., Prades A., Futier E., Jung B., Chanques G. & Jaber S., Feasibility and effectiveness of prone position in morbidly obese ARDS patients: a case-control clinical study, Chest, to appear.

11)   Conseil M, Carr J, Molinari N, Coisel Y, Cissé M, Belafia F, Delay JM, Jung B, Jaber S, Chanques G. (2013), A simple widespread computer help improves nutrition support orders and decreases infection complications in critically ill patients, PLoS One, 8(5), e63771.

12)   De Jong A, Molinari N, de Lattre S, Gniadek C, Carr J, Conseil M, Susbielles MP, Jung B, Jaber S & Chanques G (2013), Decreasing severe pain and serious adverse events while moving intensive care unit patients: a prospective interventional study (the NURSE-DO project), Crit Care. 2013 Apr 18;17(2):R74

13)   Aubas C, Bourdin A, Aubas P, Gamez AS, Halimi L, Vachier I, Malafaye N, Chanez P & Molinari N, Role of comorbid conditions in asthma hospitalization in the south of France, Allergy, 68(5):637-43.

14)   Gouzi F, Maury J, Molinari N, Pomiès P, Mercier J, Prefaut CG & Hayot M, Reference values for vastus lateralis fiber size and type in healthy subjects over 40 years old: a systemic review and meta-analysis, J Appl Physiol, to appear.

15)  De Jong A, Molinari N, Terzi N, Mongardon N, Arnal JM, Guitton C, Allaouchiche B, Paugam-Burtz C, Constantin JM, Lefrant JY, Leone M, Papazian L, Asehnoune K, Maziers N, Azoulay E, Pradel G, Jung B, Jaber S; AzuRéa Network for the FridaRéa study group (2013), Early identification of patients at risk for difficult intubation in ICU: development and validation of the MACOCHA score in a multicenter cohort study, Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 187(8):832-9.

16)  Touri L., Marchetti H., Sari-Minodier I., Molinari N. & Chanez P. (2013), Airport atmospheric environment: respiratory health at work, European Respiratory Review, 22(128), 124-130.

17)  Lavigne JP, Audibert S, Molinari N, O'Callaghan D & Keriel A (2013), Influence of a high-glucose diet on the sensitivity of Caenorhabditis elegans towards Eschericha coli and Staphylococcus aureus strains, Microbes Infect. doi:pii: S1286-4579(13)00087-7. 10.1016/j.micinf.2013.04.006.

18)  Orban JC, Scarlatti A, Lefrant JY, Molinari N, Leone M, Jaber S, Constantin JM, Allaouchiche B & Ichai C (2013), Management of glycemia: an audit in 66 ICUs, Ann Fr Anesth Reanim,32(2): 84-88.

19)   Gouzi F, Préfaut C, Abdellaoui A, Roudier E, Molinari N, Laoudj-Chenivesse D, Mercier J,
Birot O & Hayot M (2013), Blunted muscle angiogenic training-response in copd patients versus sedentary controls, European Respiratory Journal,

20)   Mariano-Goulart, D., Jacquet J.M., Molinari N., Bourdon A., Benkiran M., Sainmont M., Cornillet L., Macia J.C., Reynes J. & Ben Bouallègue F. (2013), Should HIV-infected patients be screened for silent myocardial ischemia using gated myocardial perfusion SPECT ?, European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 40(2): 271-279.

21)   Fargier G., Favard C., Parmeggiani A., Sahuquet A., Mérezègue F., Morel A.,  Denis M., Molinari N., Mangeat P.H., Coopman P.J. &and Montcourrier P. (2013), Centrosomal targeting of Syk kinase is controlled by its catalytic activity and depends on microtubules and the dynein motor, FASEB Journal, 27(1): 109-122.

22)   Jung B, Clavieras N, Nougaret S, Molinari N, Roquilly A, Cisse M, Carr J, Chanques G, Asehnoune K & Jaber S. (2012), Effects of etomidate on complications related to intubation and on mortality in septic shock patients treated with hydrocortisone: a propensity score analysis , Critical Care, 16(6):R224.

23)   Muller L, Bobbia X, Toumi M, Louart G, Molinari N, Ragonnet B, Quintard H, Leone M, Zoric L, Lefrant JY (2012), Respiratory variations of inferior vena cava diameter to predict fluid responsiveness in spontaneously breathing patients with acute circulatory failure: need for a cautious use, Critical Care,16(5):R188

24)   Sotto A, Richard JL, Messad N, Molinari N, Jourdan N, Schuldiner S, Sultan A, Carrière C, Canivet B, Landraud L, Lina G & Lavigne JP. (2012), Distinguishing colonization from infection with Staphylococcus aureus in diabetic foot ulcers with miniaturized oligonucleotide arrays: a French multicentre study, Diabetes Care, 35(3):617-623

25)   Mrozek S, Jung B, Petrof BJ, Pauly M, Roberge S, Lacampagne A, Cassan C, Thireau J, Molinari N, Futier E, Scheuermann V, Michel Constantin J, Matecki S & Jaber S (2012), Rapid Onset of Specific Diaphragm Weakness in a Healthy Murine Model of Ventilator-induced Diaphragmatic Dysfunction, Anesthesiology, 117, 3, 560-567.

26)    Laurent C, Kouanfack C, Molinari N, Koulla-Shiro S, Delaporte E; for the Stratall ANRS 12110/ESTHER study group (2012), HIV laboratory monitoring for effective ART in Africa - Authors' reply, Lancet Infect Dis., letter, 12, 6, 430-431. 

27)   De Jong A., Jung B., Chanques G., Jaber S. & Molinari N. (2012), Obesity and mortality in critically ill patients: another case of Simpson’s paradox?, CHEST, letter, 141, 6, 1637-1638.

28)   Ky C.-L., Vergnet A., Molinari N., Fauvel C. & Bonhomme F. (2012), Fitness on early life stages in F1 interspecific hybrids between  Dicentrarchus labrax and D. punctatus, Aquatic Living Resoures, 25, 67-75.

29)   Nougaret S., Rouanet P., Molinari N., Pierredon M.A., Bibeau F., Azria D., Lemanski C., Assenat E., Duffour J., Ychou M., Reinhold C. & Gallix B. (2012), MR Volumetric Measurement of Low Rectal Cancer Helps Predict Tumor Response and Outcome after Combined Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy, Radiology, 263, 2, 409-18.

30)   Gris J.C., Bouvier S., Molinari N., Galanaud J.P., Cochery-Nouvellon E., Mercier E., Fabbro-Peray P., Balducchi J.P., Marès P., Quéré I. & Dauzat M. (2012), Comparative incidence of a first thrombotic event in purely obstetric antiphospholipid syndrome with pregnancy loss: the NOH-APS observational study, BLOOD, 119, 11, 2624-32.

31)   Daien C., Fabre S.,  Rittore C.,  Soler S.,  Daïen V.,  Tejedor G., Cadart D.,  Molinari N., Daurès J.P., Jorgensen C. & Touitou I. (2012), TGF beta1 polymorphisms are candidate predictors of the clinical response to rituximab in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Joint Bone Spine, 79(5):471-475.

32)   Muller L, Jaber S, Molinari N, Favier L, Larche J, Motte G, Lazarovici S, Jacques L, Alonso S, Leone M, Constantin JM, Allaouchiche B, Suehs C, Lefrant JY, Group A. (2012), Fluid management and risk factors for renal dysfunction in patients with severe sepsis and/or septic shock, Crit Care., 16(1):R34.

33)Denis M. & Molinari N. (2011), Free-knots splines with RJMCMC for logistics models and threshold selection, JP Journal of Biostatistics, 5, 1, 17-34.

34)   Gris J.C., Chauleur C., Molinari N., Mares P., Fabbro-Peray P., Quere I., Lefrant J.Y., Haddad B. & Dauzat M. (2011), Addition of enoxaparin to aspirin for the secondary prevention of placental vascular complications in women with severe pre-eclampsia: the pilot randomised controlled NOH-PE trial, Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 10, 6, 1053-1061.

35)   Laurent C., Kouanfack C., Laborde-Balen G., Aghokeng A.F., Mbougua J.B., Boyer S., Carrieri M.P., Mben J.M., Dontsop M., Kazé S., Molinari N., Bourgeois A., Mpoudi-Ngolé E., Spire B., Koulla-Shiro S., Delaporte E.; for the Stratall ANRS 12110/ESTHER study group (2011), Monitoring of HIV viral loads, CD4 cell counts, and clinical assessments versus clinical monitoring alone for antiretroviral therapy in rural district hospitals in Cameroon (Stratall ANRS 12110/ESTHER): a randomised non-inferiority trial, Lancet Infection Disease , 11, 11, 825-833.

36)   Pulcini C., Dellamonica J., Bernardin G., Molinari N., Sotto A. (2011), Impact of an intervention designed to improve the documentation of the reassessment of antibiotic therapies in an intensive care unit, Médecine Maladies Infectieuses, 41, 10, 546-552.

37)   Gouzi F., Préfaut C., Abdellaoui A., Vuillemin A., Molinari N., Caris G. & Hayot M. (2011), Evidence of an early physical activity reduction in COPD patients, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 92, 10, 1611-1617.

38)   Abdellaoui A., Prefaut C., Gouzi F., Couillard A., Coisy-Quivy M., Hugon G., Molinari N., Lafontaine T., Laoudj-Chenivesse D., Jonquet O. & Hayot M. (2011), Skeletal muscle effects of electrostimulation after COPD exacerbation: a pilot study, European Respiratory Journal, 38, 4, 781-788.

39)   Muller L., Toumi M., Bousquet P.J., Riu-Poulenc B., Louart G., Candela D., Zoric L., Suehs C., de La Coussaye J.E., Molinari N., Lefrant J.Y., in the AzuRéa Group (2011), An increase in aortic blood flow after an infusion of 100 ml of colloid over one minute can predict fluid responsiveness: the mini-fluid challenge study, Anesthesiology, 115, 3, 541-547.

40)   Roy P., Truntzer C., Maucourt-Boulch D., Jouve T. & Molinari N. (2011), Protein mass spectra data analysis for clinical biomarker discovery: a global review, Briefings in Bioinformatics, 12, 2, 176-186.

41)   Mineur L., Sabatier R., Kirscher S., Plat F., Goubely Y. & Molinari N. (2011), Are we turning to more than a first line treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer with high dose irinotecan ?: A monocentric institution safety analysis of 46 patients, Gastroenterol Clin Biol, 35(2):125-131.

42)   Laurent C., Tchatchueng Mbougua J.B., Ngom Guèye N.F., Etard J.F., Diouf A., Landman R., Molinari N., Girard P.M., Sow P.S., Ndoye I. & Delaporte E., for the ANRS 1215/1290 Study Group (2011), Long-term effectiveness and safety of didanosine combined with lamivudine and efavirenz or nevirapine in antiretroviral-naive patients: a 9-year cohort study in Senegal, Tropical Medicine & International Health, 16, 2, 217-222.

43)   Bornard L., Dellamonica, Hyvernat H., Girard-Pipau F., Molinari N., Sotto A., Roger P.M., Bernardin G. & Pulcini C. (2011), Impact of an assisted reassessment of antibiotic therapies on the quality of prescriptions in a medical intensive care unit, Médecine Maladies Infectieuses, 41, 9, 480-5.

44)   Pulcini C., Williams F., Molinari N., Davey P. & Nathwani D. (2011), Junior doctors’ knowledge and perceptions of antibiotic resistance and prescribing: a survey in France and Scotland, Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 17, 1, 80-87.

45)   Denis M. & Molinari N. (2010), Free knot splines with RJMCMC in survival data analysis, Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 39, 14, 2617.

46)   Maïnassara H.B., Molinari N., Dematteï C. & Fabbro-Peray P. (2010), The relative risk of spatial cluster occurrence and spatiotemporal evolution of meningococcal disease, Niger 2002-2008, Geospatial Health, 5(1):90-131.

47)   Chiron R., Vachier I., Khanbabaee G., Molinari N., Varrin M., Godard P. & Chanez P. (2010), Impact of rhinitis on asthma control in children: association with FeNO, Journal of Asthma, 47, 6, 604-608.

48)   Tchatchueng-Mbougua J., Laurent C., Kouanfack C., Bourgeois A., Ciaffi L., Calmy A., Gwet H., Koulla-Shiro S., Ducos J., Mpoudi-Ngolé E., Molinari N. & Delaporte E. (2010), Hepatotoxicity and effectiveness of a Nevirapine-based antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected patients with or without viral hepatitis B or C infection in Cameroon, BMC Public Health, 10, 1, 105.

49)   Minchella A., Lechiche C., Poujol H., Molinari N. & Sotto A. (2010), Investigating clinical practice in antibiotic therapy for acute community acquired pneumonia, Med Mal Infect, 40, 2, 100-105.

50)   Law M., Chuh A., Molinari N. & Lee A. (2010), An Investigation of the Association Between Diet and Occurrence of Acne: A Rational Approach from a Traditional Chinese Medicine Perspective, Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, 35, 1, 31-35.

51)   Law M.P.M., Chuh A.A.T., Lee A. & Molinari N. (2010), Acne prevalence and beyond: acne disability and its predictive factors among Chinese late adolescents in Hong Kong, Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, 35, 1, 16-21.

52)   Ghariani C. & Molinari N. (2009), Mann-Kendall test with missing data, Far East Journal of Theoretical Statistics, 28, 1, 9-19.

53)   Tramini P., Molinari N., Tentscher M., Demattei C. & Schulte AG. (2009), Association between caries experience and body mass index in 12-year-old French children, Caries Research, 43, 6, 468-473.

54)   Le Guédard-Méreuze S., Vaché C., Molinari N., Vaudaine J., Claustres M., Roux A.F. & Tuffery-Giraud S. (2009), Sequence contexts that determine the pathogenicity of base substitutions at position +3 of donor splice sites, Human Genetics, 30, 9, 1329-1339.

55)   Frédéric M.Y., Clot F., Blanchard A., Dhaenens M.C., Lesca G., Cif L., Durr A., Vidailhet M., Sablonniere B., Calender A., Martinez M., Molinari N., Brice A., Claustres M., Tuffery S. & Collod-Beroud G. (2009), The p.Asp216His TOR1A allele effect is not found in the French population, Movement Disorders, 24, 6, 919-921.

56)   Reynes C., Sabatier R., Molinari N. & Lehmann S. (2008), A new genetic algorithm in proteomics: feature selection for SELDI-TOF data, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 52, 4380-4394.

57)   Jacot W., Lhermitte L., Dossat N., Pujol J.L., Molinari N., Daurès J.P., Maudelonde T., Mangé A. & Solassol J. (2008), Serum proteomic profiling of lung cancer in high-risk groups and determination of clinical outcomes, Journal of Thoracic Oncology, 3, 8, 840-850.

58)   Pourel N., Santelmo N., Hilgers W., Meunier J.P., Naafa N., Mineur L., Rabanit A., Soutif A., Hirschi S., Molinari N. & Reboul F. (2008), Concurrent Cisplatin/Etoposide plus 5-field 3D-conformal radiotherapy followed by surgery for stages IIB (superior sulcus T3N0)/III Non-Small-Cell lung cancer yields a high rate of pathologic complete response, European Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, 829-836.

59)   Mange A., Desmetz C., Bellet V., Molinari N., Maudelonde T. & Solassol J. (2008), Proteomic profile determination of autosomal aneuploidies by mass spectrometry on amniotic fluids, Proteome Science, 11, 6(1), 1.

60)   Molinari N. (2007), Free knot splines for supervised classification, Journal of Classification, 24, 2, 221-234.

61)   Demattei C. & Molinari N. (2007), P-value calculations for multiple temporal cluster detection, Les Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences - Mathématiques, 344, 697-701.

62)   Demattei C., Molinari N. & Daurès J.P. (2007), Arbitrarily shaped multiple spatial cluster detection for case event data, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 51(8), 3931-3945.

63)   Reynès C., Roche S., Tiers L., Sabatier R., Jouin P., Molinari N. & Lehman S. (2007), Comparison between surface and bead based matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization profiling technologies using a single bioinformatics method, Clinical Proteomics, 2 (3-4), 1542-6416 (Print), 1559-0275 (Online).

64)   Whittom S., Dauvilliers Y., Pennestri M.H., Vercauteren F., Molinari N., Petit D. & Montplaisir J. (2007), Age-at-onset in restless legs syndrome : a clinical and polysomnographic study, Sleep Medicine, 9(1):54-59.

65)   Dossat N., Mangé A., Solassol J., Jacquot W., Lhermitte L., Maudelonde T., Daurès, J.P. & Molinari N. (2007), Comparaison of supervised classification methods for protein profiling in cancer diagnosis, Cancer Informatic, 3, 295-305.

66)   Chuchana P., Marchand D., Nugoli N., Rodriguez C., Molinari N. & Garcia-Sanz J. (2007), An adaptation of the LMS method to determine expression variations in profiling data, Nucleic Acids Research, 1-10, doi: 10.1093/nar/gkm093

67)   Hazard L., Betin M. & Molinari N. (2006), Correlated response in plant height and heading date to selection in perennial ryegrass populations, Agronomy Journal, 98, 1384-1391.

68)   Reynès C., Sabatier R. & Molinari N. (2006),Choice of B-splines with free parameters in the flexible discriminant analysis context, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 51, 1765-1778.

69)   Demattei C., Zawar B., Lee A., Chuh A. & Molinari N. (2006), Spatial-temporal case clustering in children with Gianotti-Crosti syndrome. Systematic analysis led to the identification of a mini-epidemic, Eur J Pediatr Dermatol, 16, 159-64.

70)   Demattei C., Molinari N. & Daurès J.P. (2006), SPATCLUS: An R package for arbitrarily shaped multiple spatial cluster detection for case event data, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 84, 1, 42-49.

71)   Demattei C. & Molinari N. (2006), Multiple temporal cluster detection test using exponential inequalities, Far East Journal of Theoretical Statistics, 129, 2, 231-244.

72)   Molinari N. (2005), A U-statistic test in competing risk model, Les Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences - Mathématiques, 341, 5, 317-322.

73)   Chuh A., Zawar V., Lee A. & Molinari N. (2005), Regression analysis on temporal case clustering in Gianotti-Crosti syndrome, Int Pediatr, 20, 157-161.

74)   Colbach C., Molinari N.,  Meynard J.M. & Messéan A. (2005), Spatial aspects of gene flow between rapeseed varieties and volunteers, Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 25, 355-368.

75)   Bessaoud F., Daurès J.P. & Molinari N. (2005), Free knot splines for logistic models and threshold selection, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 77, 1-9.

76)   Chuh A., Molinari N., Sciallis G., Harman M., Akdeniz S. & Nanda A. (2005), Temporal case clustering in pityriasis rosea - A regression analysis on 1379 patients in Minnesota, Kuwait, and Diyarbakir, Turkey, Archives of Dermatology, 141, 767-771.

77)   Morel J., Roch Bras F., Molinari N., Sany J., Eliaou J.F. & Combe B. (2004), HLA-DMA*0103 and HLA-DMB*0104 alleles, as novel prognostic factors in rheumatoid arthritis, Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, 63(12), 1581-1586.

78)   Colbach N., Molinari N. & Clermont C. (2004), Sensitivity analyses for a model simulating demography and genotype evolutions with time. Application to GeneSys modelling gene flow between rapeseed varieties and volunteers, Ecological Modelling, 179, 91-113.

79)   Roux A.F., Pallares N., Vielle A., Faugere V., Templin C., Leprevost D., Artieres F., Lina G., Molinari N., Blanchet P., Mondain M. & Claustres M. (2004), Molecular epidemiology of DFNB1 deafness in France, BMC Medical Genetics, 5, 5.

80)   Molinari N., Durand J.F. & Sabatier R. (2004), Bounded optimal knots for regression splines, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 45(2), 159-178.

81)   Abraham C., Cornillon P.A., Matzner-Lober E. & Molinari N. (2003), Unsupervised curve clustering using B-splines, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 30, 581-595.

82)   Molinari N. & Daurès J.P. (2003), In vitro fertilization modellization with immune patients, Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 32, 9, 1859-1870.

83)   Bonaldi C., Daurès J.P. & Molinari N. (2003), Comments on ``Multiple temporal cluster detection'', Biometrics, 59(3), 734.

84)   Dauvilliers Y., Carlander B., Molinari N., Desautels A., Okun M., Tafti M., Montplaisir J., Mignot E. & Billiard M. (2003), Month of birth as a risk factor for narcolepsy, SLEEP, 26(6), 663-665.

85)   Molinari N., Koné-Paut I., Manna R., Demaille J., Daurès J.P. & Touitou I. (2003), Identification of an autosomal recessive mode of inheritance in paediatric Behçet's families by segragation analysis, American Journal of Medical Genetics,122A(2), 115-118.

86)   Chuh A., Lee A. & Molinari N. (2003), Case clustering in Pityriasis Rosea - a multi-center epidemiological study in primary care settings in Hong Kong, Archive of Dermatology, 139 (4), 489-493.

87)   Molinari N., Morena M., Cristol J.P. & Daurès J.P. (2002), Free knot splines for biochemical data, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 67, 163-167.

88)   Molinari N., Bonaldi C. & Daurès J.P. (2001), Multiple temporal cluster detection, Biometrics, 57, 178-184.

89)   Molinari N., Daurès J.P. & Durand J.F. (2001), Regression splines for threshold selection in survival data analysis, Statistics in Medicine, 20, 237-247.

90)   Dauvilliers Y., Montplaisir J., Molinari N., Carlander B., Ondze B., Besset A. & Billiard M. (2001), Age at onset of narcolepsy in two large populations of patients in France and Quebec, Neurology, 57 (11), 2029-2033.

91)   Ait El Mkadem S., Lautier C., Macari F., Molinari N., Lefèbvre P., Renard E., Gris J.C., Cros G., Daurès J.P., Bringer J., White M.F. & Grigorescu F. (2001), Role of allelic variants Gly972Arg of IRS-1 and Gly1057Asp of IRS-2 in moderate-to-severe insulin resistance of women with polycystic ovary syndrome, Diabetes, 50, 2164-2168.

92)   Cattan D., Notarnicola C., Molinari N. & Touitou I. (2000), Inflammatory bowel disease in non-Ashkenazi Jews with familial Mediterranean fever, Lancet, 355 (9201), 378-379.

93)   Touitou I., Magne X., Molinari N., Navarro A., Le Quellec A., Picco P., Seri M., Ozen S., Bakkaloglu A., Karaduman A., Granier J.M., Demaille J. & Koné-Paut I. (2000), MEFV mutations in Behçet's disease, Human Mutation, 16 (3), 271-272.

94)   Durand J.F., Molinari N. & Sabatier R. (1998), Simple and Multiple Regression Splines with Bounded Optimal Knots, Advances in Data Science and Classification, Springer, 547-554.