Cedric BlanpainMD, PhD
Cedric Blanpain graduated as a Medical Doctor (1995), received his Ph.D. in Medical Sciences (2001) and was board certified in internal medicine (2002) from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium. He performed postdoctoral training in the laboratory of Elaine Fuchs, at the Rockefeller University from 2002 to 2006. Cédric Blanpain started his laboratory in October 2006 as “Qualified Researchers” of the Belgian Fond National de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS).
Cedric Blanpain is a full professor, WELBIO investigator and director of the laboratory of stem cells and cancer. Cedric Blanpain received prestigious awards including EMBO Young investigator award, the outstanding young investigator award of the International Society of Stem Cell Research 2012, the Liliane Bettencourt award for life sciences 2012, Josef-Maisin Award/quinquenal FNRS award 2015. He has been elected member of the EMBO in 2012, the Belgian Royal Academy of Medicine 2015, and the Academia Europa 2016.