Jean Jacques Body

Department of Internal Medicine Laboratory of Endocrinology Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium

Jean Jacques Body received his training at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Free University of Brussels), Brussels, Belgium and at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn, USA). He is an internist, an endocrinologist, and a medical oncologist. Currently, he is the Head of the Department of Medicine at the University Hospital Brugmann in Brussels. He is a Professor of internal medicine and a Professor of metabolic bone diseases at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. Moreover, he was previously the Head of the Internal Medicine Clinic at the Institute J. Bordet. He has also developed the Supportive Care Department at the same institute. During this period, he created the first National Course on Supportive and Palliative Care. He also created the Groupe Européen francophone d’étude des Métastases Osseuses (GEMO) of which he is the first President. He is also the President of the Belgian Bone Club. In addition, he is a Member of several professional organizations, including ASBMR, ECTS, IBMS, ASCO, ESMO, SIOG, MASCC, and Endo Soc. His particular research interests are tumor bone disease and osteoporosis. He has been an Editor of the European Journal of Endocrinology and of the book Tumor Bone Diseases and Osteoporosis in Cancer Patients.

Biography Updated on 10 June 2010

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