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Prof. Alain Verloes

Professor, Department of Genetics
Robert Debre University Hospital

Brief Biography:


VERLOES, Alain, Roger, Constant

Born in Etterbeek (Belgium), june 30th, 1957

Academic Qualifications:

1982  M.D. degree - Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium)       

1989 Specialty in  Pediatrics, Université de Liège (Belgium)        

1987 Human Genetics Board Certification,'Université René Descartes - Paris (France)

1990 Foetopathology Board Certification, Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6 (France)

1997 Ph.D. Degree (Thèse de Science), Université de Liège (Belgium)

Current Position:

  • Full Professor of Clinical Genetics, Paris VII Denis Diderot University, France
  • Head of the Department of Clinical Genetics, Robert Debré Hospital, Paris, France


  • 9 book chapters on clinical genetics
  • 307 articles & letters in peer-reviewed journals (PubMed)
  • 260 posters, oral communications

Member of Editorial Board:

  • Editor-in-Chief : European Journal of Medical Génétics
  • Editorial Board: Orphanet Reviews, Clinical Dysmorphology, American Journal of Medical Genetics

Main Research Grants (Principal Investigator):

  • 2002 : Noonan syndrome
  • 2002 : Bardet-Biedl
  • 2004 : Microcephaly
  • 2006 : CGH-array and microcephaly
  • 2009 : primary microcephaly and Fanconi anemia : 3D neuroimaging and genotyping
  • 2011 : exome screening in primary microcephalies.

Academic positions:

Head, Clinical Genetic Unit

Professor of Medical Genetics, Paris VII-Denis Diderot University


Research interests:

Primary microcephalies

RAS pathway disorders (Noonan, CFC, Costello...)

Dysmorphology and mental retardation



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