Prof. Dr med. François Pralong

Spécialiste en endocrinologie-diabétologie et médecine interne générale, membre de la FMH
Professeur honoraire de la faculté de médecine et de biologie de l'université de Lausanne

Spécialités médicales

Professional Career

Degrees and titles :

1988 Diplôme Fédéral de Médecine (MD), University of Geneva Medical School

1990 Doctorate Thesis in Medicine : "The role of neuropeptide Y in the mediation of   glucocorticoid induced changes in hypothalamic function : comparisons between the human and the rat hypothalamus"

1992 ECFMG diploma (Educational Committee for Foreign Medical Graduates, USA)

1997 Specialist in Internal Medicine, FMH / Specialist in Endocrinology-Diabetology, FMH

1999 Privat-docent and Maître d'Enseignement et de Recherche, University of Lausanne Medical School

2004 Associate professor, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne University / Associate professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva

2005 Chair, Professorship in Reproductive Endocrinology, Universities of Lausanne and Geneva, Serono grant

2010 Full professor, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne University / Vice-dean for Academic affairs, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne University.

Hospital Appointments :

1988-90 Research Assistant, Laboratory for Neuroendocrinology, University Hospital, Geneva

1900-93 Clinical Assistant, Clinique de Médecine I, University Hospital, Geneva

1993-96 Clinical and Research Fellow, Endocrine Unit and Reproductive Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

1996-99 Chef de Clinique, Service of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Lausanne University Hospital

1999-2010 Médecin-adjoint, Service of Endocrinology, Diabrtology and Metabolism, Lausanne University Hospital

2010-2017 Head of service, Service of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Lausanne University Hospital

Awards and Honors :

1991 Bizot Prize, University of Geneva Medical School

1994 Trainee Investigator Award, American Federation for Clinical Research

1998 Best poster award, Swiss Gynecological and Obstetrics Society

2000 Young Investigator Award, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lausanne

2004 Mentor of best Hot Topics Presentations to Dr C. Gonzales, 7th International Neuropeptide Y meeting, Coimbra

2004 Mentor of first prize for oral presentation to Dr R. Salvi, 11th Meeting of the European Neuroendocrine Association, Naples

2007 Mentor of the annual prize of the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology for the most thoughtful clinical investigation paper of the year to Dr S. Osterman (ref 45)

2007 Mentor of a Best Poster Award to Dr G. Aubert, Swiss Society for Endocrinology and Diabetology

2008 Mentor of a Best Oral Presentation to Dr V. Mansuy, 18th GLGL Meeting, Grenoble

Present commitments

- President, Swiss Society for Endocrinology and Diabetology

- Member, Title committee of ISFM

- Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Agroscope (Swiss center for research in agronomy)

- Member, Board of the Foundation of the Swiss Diabetes Association

- Member, UEFA Therapeutic Use Exemption Committee

- Member, Comité d'Organisation Permanente des Journées Internationales d'Endocrinologie Clinique HP Klotz, Paris

Media exposure

* 36.9 (TSR) : la médecine anti-âge (24.02.2010)

* Savoir (RSR) : Les troubles thyroïdiens (24.03.2011)

* A bon entendeur (TSR) : Les compléments alimentaires (05.04.2011)

* L'antidote (Canal 9) : Le stress au travail (08.10.2012)

* CQFD (RSR) : Collaboration CHUV-UNIL-Agroscope (05.10.2012)

* le 19.30 (TSR) : Commentaire sur l'épidémie d'obésité en Suisse (10.10.2013)

* 36.9 (TSR) : 50 ans : what else ? (11.06.2014)

* CQFD (RSR) : Je suis maigre : est-ce grave ? (26.05.2014)

* Salon Planète-Santé 2014 : La nutrition : fontaine de Jouvence ? (16.11.2014)

* CQFD (RSR) : Gros plan sur le metabolism de base (15.06.2015)

* Le Temps : pourquoi l'obésité va perdurer (02.07.2015)

*TDG : la chirurgie de l'obésité (09.09.2015)

* L'Hebdo : Les bactéries de la flore intestinale, des alliées de poids contre l'obésité (11.02.2016)

Conference on invitation (excluding the Lausanne and Geneva University Hospitals)

> 80 invitations at the national and international level

Bibliography

> 120 original articles, book chapters and review articles

Coordonnées

T: +41 22 719 76 96
F: +41 22 719 76 97
E: cabinet.pralong(at)latour.ch
Avenue J.-D. Maillard 3
1217 Meyrin

Horaires

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Langues

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