The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry of UC Louvain will present the honoris causa doctor insignia today, May 29 2019 to our Director, Pr. Jessica Zucman-Rossi. A new prestigious reward for our director.
A French geneticist, Professor Jessica Zucman-Rossi holds a doctorate in medicine, a doctorate in life sciences from the University of Paris 7, and a specialization in internal medicine from the Paris Hospitals. She is the Director of the Cordeliers Research Centre and Professor of Medicine at the University of Paris Descartes.
His research work has enabled him to identify and understand the many genetic abnormalities that lead to the formation of benign and malignant liver tumours, and thus to optimize therapeutic follow-up of patients. His discoveries open the way to new personalized treatments based on knowledge of the tumor genome.
5pm30: Ceremony to present the insignia of Doctor honoris causa de l’Uclouvain to Professor Jessica Zucman-Rossi
6pm: lecture by Prof. Zucman-Rossi on the theme: “The natural history of liver tumours revisited by genomics”.