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Professor Lambert now works as a Senior Investigator at the WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer, in Lyon, France.
He was Professor of Medicine at the University of Lyon from 1964 to 1999. Clinical commitments have included being Chief of the Gastroenterology Unit (1974-1995) and Coordinator of the Department of Digestive Diseases (1990-1997), at Hospital E. Herriot, Lyon. He was also Chairman of the European Digestive Week (UEGW) in Paris, November 1996 and Chairman of the 12th International Symposium on Endoscopic Ultrasonography in Monte Carlo, February 2000.
Professor Lambert was Director of the INSERM U 45 Research Unit (1964-1983) and Director of the CNRS LP 5440 Epidemiology Unit (1978-1982) at the University of Lyon.
He is on the committees of Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, and the Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. He has also been a scientific advisor for the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy since 1998, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London, England.
Professor Lambert's special interests are in the pathophysiology of peptic ulcer, digestive cancer epidemiology, therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy, thermal and non-thermal effects of laser on tumors, and management of esophageal cancer.
- Who was the teacher you admired the most?
- Morton I. Grossman in Los Angeles.
- What is the biggest mistake that you have made?
- Not staying in Brazil .
- What is your unfulfilled ambition?
- To be a good writer depicting all the strange and funny content of the human mind!
- What is your greatest regret?
- Not having achieved this objective.
- How do you relax?
- What is your favorite sport?
- I hate all forms of sport.
- What is your best place in the world?
- Salvador, Brazil.
- What is your favorite film?
- "Orfeo negro".
- What car do you drive?
- Renault Laguna.
- What is your best electronic 'toy'?
- My Compaq Lap Top.
- What book are you reading at the moment?
- "House of Sleep" by Jonathan Coe.
- Why did you get in involved in GastroHep.com?
- I understand that the increasing trend for communication through the net is unavoidable, both for providers and users of the health system. This was well explained by PriceWaterhouseCooper.