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genetics researcher , medical geneticist , ophthalmologist

Francis L. Munier, Swiss ophthalmologist, medical geneticist, ophthalmo-genetics researcher. Grantee Swiss Funds for Preventing Blindness, 1996, Swiss National Science Foundation, 2001; recipient Alcon Research International award, 2003.

Background

Munier, Francis L. was born on April 15, 1958 in Chene-Bougerie, Geneva, Switzerland. Son of Jean F. and Denise (Langer) Munier.

Education

Medical diploma, University Lausanne, Switzerland, 1983.

Career

Clinical research fellow Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, 1991-1993, assistant department pediatric surgery Lausanne, 1984-1985. Assistant division medical genetics Jules Gonin Eye Hospital, 1985-1987, resident in ophthalmology, 1987-1991, research fellow department radio-oncology, 1991, chief clinic in ophthalmology, since 1993, associate physician department medical genetics, since 1998, associate physician department ophthalmology, since 1998, professor ophthalmology, since 2003. Specialist in management of retinoblastoma.

Membership

With Swiss Army, 1978. Member Swiss Society Ophthalmology (award 1989, 95, 97, 99), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, American Society Human Genetics, French Society Ophthalmology, Juls Gonin Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, singing, russian literature.

Connections

Married Natalie Jordi, March 28, 1987. Children: Matthias, Marie, Isaline.

father:
Jean F. Munier

mother:
Denise (Langer) Munier

spouse:
Natalie Jordi

child:
Matthias Munier

child:
Marie Munier

child:
Isaline Munier