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Medicine Grand Rounds–Marc Humbert, MD, PhD, “The Future of Pulmonary Hypertension Diagnosis and Treatment”
October 31, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Marc Humbert, MD, PhD, is Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the South Paris University (Université Paris-Saclay) in Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France. He is the Director of the French National Reference Center for Pulmonary Hypertension and Chief of the Department of Respiratory and Intensive Care Medicine, Hôpital Bicêtre, Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris. He was Chief Editor of the European Respiratory Journal from 2013 to 2017. He has published more than 700 peer-reviewed articles, mostly in the field of respiratory medicine with an emphasis in pulmonary hypertension and related topics. He is a Fellow of the European Respiratory Society (FERS Foundation Fellow) and has received several distinctions including the 1997 François Brenot Award and the 2006 Cournand Lecture Award from the ERS, the 2009 Descartes-Huygens Award from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, the 2016 Rare Disease Award of the Fondation de France (Fondation Eliane and Gérard Pauthier), and the 2018 ERS Award for Lifetime Achievement in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Since 2017, Dr. Humbert is the vice-coordinator of the European Reference Network for rare and low prevalence respiratory diseases (ERN-LUNG). Dr. Humbert was recently named European Respiratory Society President Elect for 2020, and will thus be the ERS President for 2021-2022.