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Jean-François MATTEL


Jean-François MATTEL, French Deputy. member. International Association, of Paediatrics; member, European Club for Genetic Advice.


MATTEL, Jean-François was born on January 14, 1943 in Lyon, France. Parents: François Mattei and Yvette Mattéi (née Gamory-Dubourdeau).


Faculties of Medicine and Science, University of Marseille. Faculties of Medicine at Saint-Pères, Paris and Claude Bernard, Lyon. Doctorates in medicine and science.

Diploma in human biology research. Teaching qualifications in paediatrics and medical genetics. Spoken languages: French.


Town Councillor, Marseille, since 1983. General Councillor, Bouches-duRhône, since 1985. Deputy, Union for French Democracy, Bouches-du-Rhône, since 1989.

Hospital intern, Marseille, 1968-1974. Assistant Attaché, Embryology and Cytogenetics, 1971-1974. Clinic head and hospital assistant, 1974-1980.

Research Director, National Institut, for Health and Medical Research (Inserm), since 1980. Lecturer and doctor, 1980-1987. Head, Prenatal Diagnostic Centre, Marseille.

President, Centre for Biological Prenatal Studies, since 1984. Member, specialised scientific commission, Inserm, since 1986. University professor, 1987.

Head Doctor, 1988.


  • Many publications dealing with genetics and paediatrics.




Member. International Association, of Paediatrics. Member, European Club for Genetic Advice. Clubs: President, Club of Perspectives and Reality of Marseille.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, walking, travelling, cinema, diy, photography, writing, tennis, jogging.


Spouse Marie-Geneviève Mattei (née Souquière), 1967. Children: Florence, Vianney, Benjamin, Solenne.