country of citizenship: France
language of expression: French
occupation: neurobiologist, neuropsychiatrist, university teacher
award received: Officer of the Legion of Honour, Officer of the French Order of Academic Palms, Prix Femina essai, Knight of the Order of Agricultural Merit
position held: Director of Research at CNRS
Jean-Didier Vincent (7 June 1935) is a French neurobiologist and neuropsychiatrist. He was Professor of Physiology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Bordeaux II and then at the University of Paris-Sud. From 1991 to 2004 Vincent was Director of the Alfred-Fessard Institute of Neurobiology at the CNRS. He has been a member of both the French Academy of Sciences and the French Academy of Medicine since 18 November 2003.
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