Mardi 15 novembre, cérémonie de remise des titres de Docteur Honoris Causa de l'Université Paris Descartes
Le mardi 15 novembre, Patrick Gérard, Recteur de l'Académie de Paris et Chancelier des universités (représenté par Jean-Paul Pancracio, Conseiller auprès du Vice-Chancelier des universités de Paris), et Axel Kahn, Président de l'Université Paris Descartes ont eu l'honneur de remettre les titres de Docteur Honoris Causa à Mme Anne Georges , M. Stephen M. Kosslyn , M. Frits R. Rosendaal , M. William M. Sage et M. Marshall Sahlins .
Retrouvez toute la cérémonie en vidéo sur la médiathèque de l'Université Paris Descartes :
- Anne George, Endowed Professor at the Brodie Tooth Development Genetics and Regenerative Medicine Research Laboratory (in english)
Anne George is an Endowed Professor at the Brodie Tooth Development Genetics and Regenerative Medicine Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She was instrumental in identifying the family of dentin matrix proteins which are involved in bone and dentin mineralization. She has published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals. Currently, her work focuses on biomineralization related proteins and their application as templates in biomimetic mineralization studies and as protein-based templates for bone and dentin regeneration
- Stephen Michael Kosslyn, American psychologist (in english)
Stephen Michael Kosslyn is an American psychologist who specializes in the field of mental imagery in the human brain. Until 31 December 2010 he was John Lindsley Professor of Psychology in Memory of William James and Dean of Social Science at Harvard University, having previously been chair of the Department of Psychology. As of 1 January 2011, he became director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. Kosslyn has published over 300 scientific papers and written or co-authored 15 books and edited or co-edited 13 books. He has received numerous honors for his research. These include the National Academy of Sciences Initiatives in Research Award and the Prix Jean-Louis Signoret. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Society of Experimental Psychologists.
- Frits R. Rosendaal, professor of Clinical Epidemiology (in english)
Frits R. Rosendaal (1959) is professor of Clinical Epidemiology at Leiden UniversityMedical Center in The Netherlands. His research is aimed at understanding the occurrence of venous thrombosis (blood clots) and to improve the clinical management of patients with this serious disease. He has led seminal studies in thrombosis aetiology, which were instrumental in the discovery of many causes of thrombosis, such as factor V Leiden, prothrombin 20210A, hyperconcentrations of factor VIII and IX, but he also studied the effect of contraceptive pills and demonstrated that alcohol use protets against thrombosis.
- William M. Sage, Vice Provost for Health Affairs and James R. Dougherty Chair (in english)
William M. Sage , MD, JD, an authority on health law and policy, is Vice Provost for Health Affairs and James R. Dougherty Chair for Faculty Excellence at the University of Texas at Austin. Prof. Sage is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, serves on the Fellows Council of the Hastings Center on bioethics, and serves on the editorial board of Health Affairs. He holds degrees from Harvard and Stanford, and has practice experience in both medicine and law. In 1993, he headed four working groups of the Clinton administration’s Task Force on Health Care Reform.
He has written many books and over 125 articles in law reviews and other publications.
- Marshall Sahlins, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and of Social Sciences (in english)
Marshall Sahlins is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and of Social Sciences at the University of Chicago. He is presently doing research focused on the intersection of culture and history, especially as those play out in early-modern Pacific societies (Fidji, Hawaï). He is one of the major specialists of this cultural area. From time to time he drops these ethnographic particularities for high-flying cultural theory (see for instance Stone Age Economics).