Gilbert Vassart

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Gilbert Vassart is a Belgian scientist and professor at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles. His research interests include molecular endocrinology, especially related to the thyroid, and pharmacology of G protein-coupled receptor along with medical genetics.[1]

He is the past director of the Institut de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Biologie humaine et moléculaire (IRIBHM) and teaches Medical Genetics at the Medical School of the Université Libre de Bruxelles.[2]

Honors and awards[edit]

  • Docteur honoris causa of the University of Chicago (2002)
  • Docteur honoris causa of the Université René Descartes (2000)
  • Francqui Prize (1993)
  • Van Geysel European award for biomedical research (2000)
  • ISI Highly Cited Scientist in Biology & Biochemistry


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