On October 16th 2012, Dr. Jean-Philippe GIRARD received the prestigious Prize in Cancerology, delivered every two years by the National Academy of Sciences and the ‘Institut de France’, for his work on HEV blood vessels and their role in cancer.
More info on the work of Jean-Philippe Girard on HEV blood vessels
Link with the two press releases (Nature 2011 and Cancer Res 2011)
- Novel Blood vessels in breast cancer (Cancer Research 2011)
- Dendritic cells control high endothelial venules (HEV), specialized blood vessels for lymphocyte migration (NATURE 2011)
Pr Jean-François BACH, from the National Academy of Sciences, discuss the originality and the importance of the work of Jean-Philippe Girard for cancer research and treatment during the prize ceremony at the Institut de France in Paris.