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Claude Griscelli

Born 1936

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French paediatrician and geneticist, born March 2, 1936, Rabat, Morocco.

Biography of Claude Griscelli

Claude Griscelli was born in Rabat, Morocco and came to France in 1956. He was an intern at the Paris hospitals in 1962 and in 1972 was appointed professor of paediatrics and medical genetics at the Necker Hospital in Paris. He is a member of several national and international societies in paediatrics, immunology and haematology. Griscelli is an Officier de la Légion d'honneur (1995) and Commandeur dans l'Ordre national du Mérite (2001).

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