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Endocrine Abstracts (2011) 25

Society for Endocrinology European Medal Lecture 2011

Xavier Bertagna, Cochin Hospital, Paris, France. Abstract

Xavier Bertagna is Professor of Endocrinology, Chief of the Department of Endocrinology of Cochin hospital, Faculté de Médecine René Descartes, Université Paris, Paris, France.

He trained at the Clinical Research Center (Dr. M. Chrétien), Montreal, Canada and at the Endocrine Division, Vanderbilt Medical School (Dr. D. Orth), Nashville, TN, USA.

His research interest is in endocrine tumors, adrenal cancer, Cushing's syndrome, disorders of the pituitary-adrenal axis, polypeptide hormone precursors, and takes place in the Endocrinology Department of Institut Cochin (INSERM U-567), France.

He was at the origin of two important Clinical and Scientific Networks devoted to the study of adrenal tumors, namely, the COMETE network in France and the ENS@T Network in Europe.

Xavier Bertagna is involved in many National and International professional bodies. He has been a member of the Executive Committee of the International Society of Endocrinology for two consecutive terms.

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