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epidemiologist

Blaise Genton, Swiss epidemiologist. Achievements include research in malaria vaccines; development of practice guidelines for the management of fever in returning travellers and migrants.

Background

Genton, Blaise was born on June 15, 1956 in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland. Son of Noel and Jacqueline Genton.

Education

Graduate in Medicine, University Lausanne, 1981. Doctor of Medicine, University Lausanne, 1988. Master of Science in Tropical Medicine, diploma in Tropical Medicine Hygiene, University London, 1991.

Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Epidemiology, University Basel, Switzerland, 1997.

Career

Clinical epidemiologist, senior research fellow Institute of Medical Research, Papua New Guinea, 1991—1996. Consultant of travel and tropical medicine Policlinique MÚdicale Universitaire, Lausanne, Switzerland, since 1996. Clinical epidemiologist Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel.

Researcher in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in malaria vaccines. Development of practice guidelines for the management of fever in returning travellers and migrants.

Connections

Married Aude Kasser, November 12, 1987. Children: Margaux, Gaspard, Paul-Camille.

father:
Noel Genton

mother:
Jacqueline Genton

spouse:
Aude Kasser

child:
Margaux Genton

child:
Gaspard Genton

child:
Paul-Camille Genton