Yann Barrandon

Yann Barrandon, MD-PhD, is joint professor in Stem Cell Dynamics at the EPFL and at the Lausanne University (Unil), and head of the Department of Experimental Surgery at the CHUV since 2002. He has made major contributions in basic epithelial stem cell biology and in stem cell therapy. YB is a member of the EMBO and the Academia Europaea. He is also a member of the EPFL research committee, EPFL Ethical committee and the Canton de Vaud Ethical committee. He was elected twice best teacher in Life Sciences at EPFL. In 2011, he co-founded gymetrics SA. Since 2012, he is “Initiative director” for the doctoral training cooperation initiative signed between the EPFL and A*Star Singapore.

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