Marc Humbert MD PhD

Morphogen-IX Scientific Advisory Board


Marc Humbert is Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the South Paris University (Université Paris-Saclay) in Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France. In addition to his academic responsibilities, he is the Director of the French Reference Centre for Pulmonary Hypertension, Department of Respiratory and Intensive Care Medicine, Hôpital Bicêtre, Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris. Along with membership to several scientific councils and institutes, Marc Humbert is the current Director of the INSERM Unit "Pulmonary Hypertension: Pathophysiology and Innovative Therapies" and of the “Thorax Innovation” University Hospital Department. He has been the Chief Editor of the European Respiratory Journal from 2013 to 2017. He has published more than 700 peer-reviewed articles, mostly in the field of pulmonary hypertension. He is a Fellow of the European Respiratory Society (FERS Foundation Fellow) and has received several distinctions including the 1997 François Brenot Award and the 2006 Cournand Lecture Award from the European Respiratory Society, the 2009 Descartes-Huygens Award from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the 2016 Rare Disease Award of the Fondation de France (Fondation Eliane and Gérard Pauthier). Since 2017, Marc Humbert is the vice-coordinator of the European Reference Network for rare and low prevalence respiratory diseases (ERN-LUNG).

Developing BMPs as novel treatments for pulmonary arterial hypertension