FNRS.awards | The Generet 2020 Award has been awarded to Pierre Vanderhaeghen!


On January 25, 2021, Pierre Vanderhaeghen was awarded the Generet 2020 Award for research on rare diseases. The Prize rewards his research work devoted to brain development and its abnormalities.

The Generet Fund wishes to give a strong impetus to research on rare diseases and contribute to making our country a center of expertise on these diseases. Since 2018, the Fund has been awarding a €1 million scientific prize each year to finance a 4-year research programme.

Professor at the KU Leuven and ULB, Pierre Vanderhaeghen is a former FNRS researcher, having spent his entire career there until 2012. Congratulations to him for this prestigious award!