ANOCEF's Atlas of Neuro-Oncology

Pr. Jean-Marie BRUCHER     Pr. Marcel CHATEL    
Dr. Françoise DARCEL     Dr. Ricardo THEAUX    

Jean-Marie Brucher is a Professor Emeritus at the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL), Belgium. Trained both in neurology and anatomopathology, he taught neuropathology at UCL and was director of the Neuropathology Laboratory at the UCL University Clinics in Louvain, then in Brussels, until 1995, when he was named Professor Emeritus. After studying with Prof. P. van Gehuchten (Louvain), then A. Biemond and J. Bethem (Amsterdam), he joined the well-known German-speaking neuropathology school of G. Peters and G. Kersting (Bonn), K.J. Zülch and W. Wechsler (Cologne), and worked in close collaboration with L.J. Rubinstein (Stanford and Charlottesville Universities). He was a member of the two international expert committees that prepared the 1979 and 1993 editions of the W.H.O. Histological Classification of Tumors of the Central Nervous System. Since 1982, he has been a pathologist-reviewer for the EORTC Brain Tumor Group and a member of the editorial board of several scientific journals, including "Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology" and "The Journal of Neurology". Prof. Brucher is the author or co-author of over 300 publications. He is currently a consulting neuropathologist at the Academic Hospital of the Free University of Brussels, the Institute of Pathology and Genetics in Loverval, and the Notre Dame and Reine Fabiola Hospitals in Charleroi and Montignies-sur-Sambre, Belgium.

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