Paul Van Houtte, Belgium


Personnel information

Born in Knokke, 10 July 1949
            Maried to Patricia De Brandt, three children
-Doctor in Medicine, 1974, ULB (Brussels)
-Licence in Radioprotection, 1975 (Brussels)
-Agrégation de l'enseignement supérieur (PhD), 1986 (Brussels)
-Licence in radiation oncology 1978
-Licence in nuclear medicine 1985

Clinical Training and Previous Positions
-1974-1979 resident department of radiotherapy, Institut Jules Bordet (Prof.J.Henry)
-1979-1980 military service
-1980-1982 senior instructor, department of radiotherapy, Univ.of Rochester, NY (Prof P.Rubin)
-1982-1986 staff member depart.of radiotherapy, Institut Jules Bordet (Prof.J.Henry)
-1986-2014 head of the department of radiation oncology, Institut Jules Bordet
-1986-2014 Professor of radiation oncology at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, now Professor Emeritus

National and international positions
-Chairman of the Association Belge de Radiothérapie et Oncologie from 1993-1995,
-Member of  "l'Académie Royale de Médecine"
-Editor of Lung Cancer…
-Chairman of the scientific committee for the ESTRO meeting of 2002
-member of the scientific committee Federal Agency of Nuclear Control and other organisations

Publications, lectures, awards...
-IASLC Distinguished Award
-Papillon Medal
-Prix Lucien Cox for oncology
-knight of   “ l’ordre de la Couronne and -commandeur de « l’ordre de Léopold »
-editor of 4 special issues of Lung Cancer (1991,1994,1997,2003) anda special issue of International J.Radiation Oncol. Biol and Phys (1990)
-editor of 3 books on lung cancer published by Springer Verlag, Elsevier
-organization of several workshops for the IASLC in Bruges and Annecy
-more than 200 publications in national and international reviews including the New Engl.J.Med, the Lancet, Radiotherapy and Oncology, Int.J.Radiat.Oncol.Biol.Phys., Cancer Radioth., Lung Ca...
-communications and lectures during meetings of the ESTRO, SFRO, IASLC, ESO school, European Congress of Radiology, Thoracic surgery...mainly on the management of lung cancer, radiotherapy and chemotherapy, breast Belgium, Europe, North America, Japan, Australia.
-participation to teaching courses in Belgium, France, Poland, Italy, Pakistan, Brazil, Greece...
-Coordinator for several years of the ESTRO Lung course