Advisor Position Institution
Dr. Stephane Berghmans DVM, PhD. Doctor in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Liege (Belgium). He joined ESF in 2009 where he managed the secretariat general for the European Medical Research Councils (EMRC) with activities spanning from science management to scientific networks and a very strong emphasis on science policy and strategy. He has beenCEO of sCINNAMIC (Belgium), the newly created “Centre for Innovation in Medicine” and recently became VP Academic & Research Relations EU of Elsevier. Elsevier
Prof. Jaime Breilh Researcher, Coordinator of PhD Program and Work Dean of the Health Science Area. Director of the Health Science Area at the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (Ecuador Location) Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Ecuador
Dr. Alfredo Cesario Head, International Research Activities Office and Systems Medicine in IRCCS Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy. Biomedical research in the fields of Thoracic Oncology, Systems Medicine and Rehabilitation. Assistant Professor of the Catholic University, Rome. Board Member on European Forum for Good Clinical Practice, Brussels. Member on FP7 Cooperation Health Programme Committee, European Commission, Brussels. Member on Joint Commission on international activities, Ministry of Research and Ministry of Health, Italy. Senior Advisor on Direction General for Research, Ministry of Health, Italy. Advisor on Biomedical Research Ethics. Catholic University and IRCCS Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Dr. Luis Gabriel Cuervo MD specialist in Family Medicine, and MSc in Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics. He coordinates the implementation of the regional policy on research for health approved by the countries of the Americas in 2009, and advancing the Strategy on Research for Health approved by the World Health Assembly in 2010. Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / World Health Organization
Dr. Maria Ximena Luengo Charath Currently coordinator at the Bioethics Office at the Ministry of Health. Assistant Professor at the School of Medicine of the University of Chile (Universidad de Chile, since 1996). MD, MPH, Researcher andExternal Consultant in the field of adolescent health with emphasis on sexual and reproductive healthwith broad experience in the Latin American region. Ministerio de Salud, Gobierno de Chile and Universidad de Chile
Prof. Sir Salvador Moncada MD. PhD. ScD. Researcher on the metabolic profile of cell division. Interested in problems related to inflammation, heart disease and cancer with special focus on biochemical mediators of these processes. The Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research. University College London
Prof. Dr. Katja Radon PhD. Professor for Epidemiology. Head of the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology & Net teaching Unit since 2001 on WHO Collaborating Center for Occupational Health at LMU Munich. Coordinator of occupational safety and health short-term courses in Latin America within this center. University Hospital Munich (LMU)
Dr. Maria del Rocio Saenz Madrigal Dr. Sáenz, is executive president of Costa Rican Department of Social Security (CajaCostarricense de Seguro Social), and also is member of Technical Advisory Committee of Global Task Force on Expanded Access to Cancer Care and Control in Developing Countries, and several international global networks for health research. She also worked as professor of health promotion and health system at Public Universities in Costa Rica. From 2002 until 2006, she was Minister of Health and during 2004-2006 coordinated the Social Council of Government in Costa Rica. Also she worked as a member of the Central America Council of Health Ministers. Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social
Prof. Karl Theodore PhD. Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics. Leader of a multidisciplinary team at HEU, main contributor to a better understanding of the economic impact of HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean and a better estimation of the cost of responding to the epidemic. HEU, Centre for Health Economics, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
Prof. Eero Vuorio MD. PhD. Coordination of biological and medical research infrastructures in Finland. Participation in pan-European (ESFRI) infrastructures, specifically on biobanking (BBMR) and bioinformatics (ELIXIR). Chair of EMBL Council and ERC Identification Committee. Member of UNESCO International Bioethics Committee. Biocenter Finland