Académie royale de Médecine de Belgique

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Pierre VANDERHAEGHEN

 

(Philippe, Emmanuel)

Né à Bruxelles le 30 août 1967.

Elu Membre ordinaire le 28 février 2009.

Professeur à l'Université libre de Bruxelles.

Spécialités: Neurosciences - Biologie du développement - Cellules souches.

 

Pierre Vanderhaeghen graduated as an MD/PhD from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), followed by a postdoctoral training at the Harvard Medical School. He is currently Professor at ULB, Vice-Director of the Institute of Interdisciplinary Research (IRIBHM), and Director of the ULB Neuroscience Institute (UNI). His laboratory studies the mechanisms of development and evolution of the cerebral cortex, from stem cells to neural circuits. He was elected member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) in 2009 and was awarded the Francqui Prize in 2011.