Yann Barrandon#

Yann Barrandon
Membership Number:3023
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWITZERLAND

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2002 Professor of the Joint Chair of Stem Cell Dynamics, School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and Université de Lausanne (Unil), Switzerland
  • 2002: Head, Department of Experimental Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 1990-2001 Head of the Epithelial Cell Differentiation Laboratory, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
  • 1989- 2001 Director of Research, Inserm, Paris, France
  • 1985-1990 Research Associate, Laboratory of Prof. Howard Green, Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
  • 1983-1985 Research Fellow, Lab. of Pr. Howard Green, Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
  • 1982-1983 Research Fellow, Lab. of Prof Marvin Karasek, Department of Dermatology, Stanford Medical School, Stanford, USA
  • 1981-1982 Dermatologist: Dept of Dermatology, Chairman Prof. Jean Civatte, Saint-Louis Hospital, Paris. France

Fields of Scholarship
  • Hair follicle
  • Niche
  • Cell and gene therapy
  • Morphogenesis
  • Transplantation
  • Regeneration
  • Stem cells
  • Skin
  • Keratinocytes
  • Thymus

Honours and Awards
  • 2010 Best Teacher in Life Sciences EPFL
  • 2009 Elected Member of the EMBO
  • 2009 Honorary Member of the Italian Association for Stem Cell Research
  • 2008-2009 Visiting professor, Department of Ophthalmology Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto, Japan
  • 2008 Winner CTI- Medtech Award, Switzerland
  • 2006 WU Visiting Professor in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chinese university Hong-Kong
  • 2006 Best Teacher in Life Sciences EPFL
  • 2001 Eloi Collery Award, French Academy of Medicine, France
  • 1983-1985 Fellow of the “Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale” (International fellowship), France
  • 1982-1983 Fellow of the “Ligue Nationale contre le Cancer”, France
  • 1982 Fellow of the “Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale”, France
  • 1979-1981 Fellow of the “Délégation Générale à la Recherche Scientifique et Technique”, France

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