Marie-Jose TASSIGNON (Belgium)

Tassignon Marie-José, MD, PhD, FEBO, is full professor of ophthalmology at Antwerp University, Faculty of Medicine and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at Antwerp University Hospital since 1991. She is member of 8 national societies and board member of 6. She is member of 18 international societies and board member of 6. She was invited speaker in many national and international societies, promotor of 6 PhD theses and published 215 articles in peer-reviewed journals. She is author of 6 patents, inventions related with cataract surgery and developed ophthalmic instruments in collaboration with the industry. She received several awards from which the Binkhorst Medal Lecture (ESCRS, Vienna, 2011).