Prof. Hugues DuffauFrance
Montpellier University Medical Center
Current Position
09/2006 to present Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery and Head of Team "Neuroplasticity and Low-Grade Gliomas" (University of Montpellier, France)
Academic Experiences
Dec 2008 - NowMember of the French National Academy of Surgery and French National Academy of Medicine
Professional Experiences
Nov 1996 - NowNeurosurgeon and Neuroscientist
Specialty & Expertise
Brain connectomics, Low-grade glioma, Brain surgery, Awake mapping, Neuroplasticity
About Me
Hugues DUFFAU (MD, PhD) is Professor and Chairman of the Neurosurgery Department and Head of the Team "Neuroplasticity and low-grade gliomas" (INSERM 1191), University of Montpellier (France). He is an expert in the awake cognitive neurosurgery of low-grade gliomas. His fundamental approach is centered on the concepts of the brain connectomics and neuroplasticity. He was awarded Doctor Honoris Causa seven times, and he was the youngest recipient of the Herbert Olivecrona Award (Nobel Prize of neurosurgery) from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. He has written five textbooks and over 520 publications (more than 50,000 citations and h-index of 120).