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researcher , Molecular biologist

Jean-Francois Leon Savouret, French molecular biologist, researcher. Member of French Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, French Society Endocrinology.

Background

Savouret, Jean-Francois Leon was born on August 5, 1950 in Prats de Mollo-La Preste, France. Son of Jacques Alfred and Paulette Clementine Savouret.

Education

Pharmacist, University Paris 5, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Paris 7, 1980.

Career

Resident in clinical chemistry Paris Hospitals, 1973—1977. University lecturer University Paris 11 Medical School, Le Kremlin-Bicetre, 1977—1980. Post doctoral fellow medical school University California, San Francisco, 1980—1982.

Research associate French Institute Health and Medical Research, Paris, 1981—1992, director research 2nd class, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents pending for the administration of resveratrol, a naturally occurring dioxin receptor antagonist, to prevent dioxin and aryl hydrocarbon intoxication and associated diseases. Research in molecular mechanism of the regulation of the rabbit progesterone receptor. Discovery of inhibition of the dioxin receptorby resveratrol and its use in endocrine disruption.

Membership

Member of French Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, French Society Endocrinology.

Connections

Married Marie-Christine Gillon. Children: Vincent, Marion.

father:
Jacques Alfred

mother:
Paulette Clementine Savouret

spouse:
Marie-Christine Gillon

children:
Vincent Savouret

Marion Savouret