Théophile Godfraind#


Théophile Godfraind
Email:theophile.godfraind 'at' uclouvain.be
Membership Number:985
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:BELGIUM
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:tgodfraind
Elected:1991
Homepage: http://www.md.ucl.ac.be/histoire/godfraind/theogodfraind.htm




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2001-Present President and Founding Father, Belgian College of Pharmaceutical Medicine, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2000, 2001 Invited Professor, University of Bratislava, Slovakia
  • 1999 Invited Professor, University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1996-Present Professor Emeritus, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1996-Present Coordinator of Research in Experimental Pharmacology, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • 1994-1998 President, International Union of Pharmacology, Irvine, CA, United States
  • 1987-1994 Secretary General, International Union of Pharmacology, Irvine, CA, United States
  • 1983-1994 President, Centre d'Etudes Bioethiques de Bruxelles, Belgium
  • 1976-Present Member of the Medical Ethical Committee, Fonds National de la Recherche, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1971-Present, Secretary General, Belgian Society of Clinical and Experimental Physiology and Pharmacology, Leuven, Belgium
  • 1966-Present Director of Research in Experimental Pharmacology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Faculty of Medicine, Leuven, Belgium
  • 1966-1996 Ordinary Professor, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Faculty of Medicine, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1964-1966, Professor, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Faculty of Medicine, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1964- 1996 Director, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Faculty of Medicine, Laboratoryof Pharmacology, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1958-1964 Professor of Pharmacology, University Lovanium, Kinshasa, Zaire Dem Rep Congo

Fields of Scholarship
  • Genomic action and the tissue selectivity of calcium channel blockers
  • Tissue remodelling and the expression of related genes observed in diseases of the cardiovascular system

Honours and Awards
  • 2002 Fellow American Heart Association
  • 2000 Doctor Honoris Causa, Universite Henri Poincaré, Nancy
  • 1998 Honorary Member, British Pharmacological Society
  • 1997 Honorary Member, Italian Society of Pharmacology
  • 1997 Golden Medal, Slovak Academy of Sciences
  • 1997 Medicine & Europe Prize, Institut des Sciences de la Santé, France
  • 1995 Honorary Member, Slovack Society of Pharmacology
  • 1994 President, International Union of Pharmacology
  • 1991 1991 ASPET Award, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  • 1991 Honorary Member, Societe de Biologie, France
  • 1990 Elected Secretary General, International Union of Pharmacology
  • 1988 International Prize, Fondation de Physiopathologie Professeur Lucien Dautrebande
  • 1987 Peter Debye Prize, University of Limburg, Maastricht
  • 1987 Elected Secretary General, International Union of Pharmacology
  • 1984 Doctor Honoris Causa, Universite Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg
  • 1982 Laureat du Prix Smith Kline-RIT
  • 1973 Laureat du Prix Quinquennal des Sciences Therapeutiques
  • 1967 Laureat du Prix J. F. Heymans
  • 1955 Laureat du Concours des Bourses de Voyage
  • 1955 Laureat du Prix Specia


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