Emile Louis Jean Baptiste Boulpaep, MD

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Cellular And Molecular Physiology; Director Medical Studies, Director of Graduate Studies, Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Departments & Organizations

Cellular & Molecular Physiology: Epithelial Transport of Ions and Solutes | Graduate Program in Cellular and Molecular Physiology | Membrane Biophysics | Membrane Proteins - Ion Channels | Membrane Proteins - Pumps and Transporters | Organ Physiology | Physiology and Integrative Medical Biology Track | Physiology of Human Disease

Membrane Biology and Biophysics

Office of Cooperative Research

Education & Training

MD University of Louvain, Belgium (1962)

Honors & Recognition

  • Bohmfalk Award for Excellence in Basic Science TeachingYale University (2001)

  • Dean's Medical Education Farr PrizeYale School of Medicine (1996)

  • Nobility title of Chevalier/Ridder.Kingdom of Belgium (1996)

  • Foreign Honorary Member, Royal Academy of Medicine of BelgiumRoyal Academy of Medicine of Belgium (1990)

  • Doctor Honoris CausaUniversit√© Catholique de Louvain, Belgium (1987)

  • Homer W. Smith Award American Society of Nephrology and the New York Heart Association (1986)

  • Overseas Fellow of Churchill College, University of CambridgeCambridge University, UK (1978)


  • Educational Exchange Brussels, Belgium (1977)

    President and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Belgian American Educational Foundation.

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