Prof. Stylianos Antonarakis, Switzerland
Head of the Department of Genetic medicine and development, University of Geneva
- A leader on Down’s syndrome and human chromosome 21 research

Tewis Bouwmeester, PhD
Tewis Bouwmeester, PhD. – Executive Director, Site Head DMP Basel, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research Tewis Bouwmeester studied Biochemistry in Amsterdam and received his Ph.D. from the Free University of Amsterdam in 1993, having worked at the Max-Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin. He then moved to the University of California at Los Angeles […]

Prof. Han G. Brunner, NL
Professor of medical genetics and head of the department of human genetics at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
- International expert in molecular basis of congenital malformations

Prof. Elena Cattaneo, Italy
Director of the Centre for Stem Cell Research, Department of Pharmacological Sciences, University of Milano
- International expert in neural stem cells and Huntington’s disease

Dr Salah-Dine Chibout
Global Head Therapeutic Areas in Preclinical Safety Deputy Head of Translational Science in Europe (Preclinical Safety, DMPK, Translational Medicine Biomarker Development Departments) Global Head Investigative Toxicology and member of the Integrative Safety Assessment Board

Prof. Michele De Luca, Italy
Director, Centre for Regenerative Medicine“Stefano Ferrari”, Modena
- International expert in the gene therapy of Epidermolysis Bullosa

Prof. Alain Fischer, France
Director of the Pediatric Hematology and immunology Department and Director of the Research Institute of Genetic Diseases (Imagine), Necker University Hospital, Paris
- Pioneer in gene therapy and international expert in Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

Prof. Sabina Gallati, Switzerland
Head of Division of Human Genetics, Bern
- International expert in clinical genetics

Prof. Douglas Higgs, UK
MRC Molecular Haematology Unit, Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital Douglas Higgs (FRS, DSc, FRCP, FMedSci) qualified in Medicine at King’s College Hospital Medical School (University of London) in 1974 and trained as a haematologist. He joined the MRC Molecular Haematology Unit (Oxford) in 1977 and is currently Professor of Molecular Haematology at the […]

Prof. James R. Lupski, USA
Cullen Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics and Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas
- The «father» of the genomic disorders field

Mrs Maria Mavris, France
EURORDIS, Drug Development Programme Manager

Prof. Sergei Mirkin, USA
White Family Chair in Biology, Tufts University, Medford, MA
- International expert in unusual DNA structures and their role in genomic instability

Prof. Arnold Munnich, France
Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, INSERM, Hopital des Enfants Malades, Hopital Necker, Paris
- International expert in rare genetic and epigenetic diseases

Prof. Anita Rauch, Switzerland
Institute of Medical Genetics, Zurich
- International expert in rare causes of mental retardation

Prof. Mary M Reilly, UK
MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases and Department of Molecular Neurosciences, London
- International expert in genetic neuropathies

Dr David B Savage, UK
Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge
- International expert in rare endocrine disorders

Dr Nick Sireau, UK
Chairman, AKU Society

Prof Etienne Sokal, Belgium
Head of the Pediatric Gastroenterology – Hepatology Unit, Catholic University of Leuven - International expert in rare liver metabolic diseases

Prof. Andrea Superti Furga, Switzerland
Leenaards Professor of Pediatrics, Rare Bone Diseases, University of Lausanne
- International expert in rare bone diseases

Prof. Mehdi Tafti, Switzerland
Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne
- International expert in the genetic of rare sleep disorders

Prof. Didier Trono, Switzerland
Professor and Dean at School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
- International expert in gene and molecular therapy

Prof. Dr. Eckhard Wolf, Germany
Chair for Molecular Animal Breeding and Biotechnology and Laboratory for Functional Genome Analysis (LAFUGA) Gene Center, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Dr. Bernd Wollnik, Germany
E-RARE granted project coordinator; Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne; University Hospital of CologneDepartment of Medicine, University of Cambridge

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