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Norbert Latruffe

Norbert Latruffe is Research Professor at University of Bourgogne (France). He held his PhD in 1977, and appointed in 1989 as Professor in Biochemistry at the University of Bourgogne (Dijon, France), where he installed and headed the Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Biology until 2006. Then he was in charge of the team of Biochemistry of Metabolism and Nutrition in the INSERM research center (UMR 866, Dijon, France) until 2011. He also collaborated as visitor in different french and foreign universities, like Besançon, (UA CNRS 531), Vanderbilt University (Nashville TN, USA), Stockholm (Sweden), Bern (Switzerland), and Himeji (Japan). Since 1998 to date, his research is focused on the preventing role of resveratrol, a well known phytophenol from grape and wine, against age-related pathologies: cancer, inflammation and cardiovascular, as well as aging. With his collaborators, he was one of the first to explore resveratrol metabolism, its pro-apoptotic properties, and discovered a new resveratrol signaling pathway through microRNAs modulation. He is author of 400 international contributions, in the main recognized international journals of biochemistry, including: 180 peer-review papers, 6 books, 34 book chapters, 160 congress communications, 2 scientific films, 110 lectures or seminars at invitation and mentor of 25 PhD training. Norbert Latruffe is currently (or past) expert member of several french and european evaluation councils, and awarded several distinctions (Prize at the 16th Oncology and Molecular Medicine at Rhodes, laureat of the APICIL foundation, Palmes academic award, among others).

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Email: norbert.latruffe@u-bourgogne.fr