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Jacques René Fernand Bernier, Belgian Radiologist. Recipient award Fondazione San Salvatore, Lugano, Switzerland, 1989, Croix de Chevalier de l'Ordre de la Couronne, Belgium.


Bernier, Jacques René Fernand was born on November 11, 1950 in Courcelles, Belgium. Son of Pol and Odette (Souply) Bernier. arrived in Switzerland, 1988.


Doctor of Medicine, University Liege, 1974. Degree in radiotherapy, University Liege, 1978. Degree in nuclear medicine, University Liege, 1980.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Geneva, 1995.


Resident Institute Curie, Paris, 1977-1978. Science consultant department radio-immunology University Liege, 1983-1987. Deputy chairman Civil Hospital, Charleroi, Belgium, 1983-1988.

Chairman Cantonal Department Radiation Oncology and Nuclear Medicine, Tessin, Switzerland, 1988—2006. Board directors Ospedale San Giovanni, Bellinzona, Switzerland, 1994-2006, Swiss Genolier Medical Network Department Radio-Oncology, since 2006, Tessin Foundation Against Cancer. Professor a.c. University degli Studi, Faculty of Medicine, Perugia, Italy, 1997-1999.

Member editorial office Annals of Oncology, Lugano, Switzerland, 1989-2000. Member protocol review committee European Organization Research and Treatment of Cancer, Belgium, member quality assurance committee, chairman quality assurance in radiotherapy, 1988-1999. Member science council Centro Nazionale di Adronterapia Oncologica, Milan, 1988-1997.

Chairman Committee for the Centenary of the X-Ray Discovery, European Society Therapuetic Radiology and Oncology, 1995-1996. Chairman Head and Neck Group, European Organization Research and Treatment of Cancer, Belgium, 1998-2006. President Tessin League Against Cancer, Bellinzona, Switzerland, 1998-2006.

Board member, Swiss League of Senology, Baden, since 1998, president, 2002-2003. Lecturer European School of Oncology, since 1988, board member, since 2001. President, Foundation Advancement of Radio-Oncology, Geneva, Switzerland, since 2001.

Member scientific council Center Antoine LaCassagne, Nice, France, since 2003. Chairman International Conference Translational Research in Radiation Oncology, since 2000. Advisory board Cancerworld Magazine, 2004.

Coordinator SenoNetwork, since 2007. Member editorial board Journal Clinical Oncology, since 2007.


Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Nuclear Medicine (Yalow Berson award 1983), New York Academy Sciences, Gilbert Fletcher Society (Houston), American Radium Society, American Society Nuclear Cardiology, American Society Clinical Oncology, American Society Therapeutic Oncology, Swiss Proton User's Group, Swiss Society Senology, European Association Nuclear Medicine, French Cancer Society, French Society Radio-Oncology, Belgium Association Radio Oncology, Tessin League Against Cancer (board directors 1996-1999), Science Association of Swiss Radio-Oncology (board directors), Swiss Association of Research Against Cancer (board directors), European Society Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (board directors 1992-1998).


Married Lesire Anne, January 15, 1975. Children: Caroline, Geraldine.

Pol Bernier

Odette (Souply) Bernier

Lesire Anne

Geraldine Bernier

Caroline Bernier