Roger Guillemin
Dijon, 11 January 1924

Foreign member

Department of Medical Sciences


Membership of SASA
Foreign member since 26 October 2000

Field of study

MD (1949), University of Lyon; PhD (1953) Institute of Experimental Medicine and Surgery at the Université de Montréal

School of Medicine, University of San Diego, California, retired full professor; Institute for diabetes and endocrinology (1989‒1994);
Laboratories for Neuroendocrinology, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California (1970‒1989)

Membership of other academies
National Academy of Sciences of the USA (1974); American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1977)

Awards and recognitions
the rank of Commander in the Legion of Honour. (2015);
Nobel Prize for medicine and physiology  (1977);
National Medal of Science, USA (1976):
Dickson Prize in Medicine (1976);
Lasker Award in Basic Sciences, New York (1975)