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The European Medicines Agency (EMA) publishes details of the members and alternates of its Committee for Advanced Therapies (CAT).

The CAT consists of:

  • a chair, elected by serving CAT members;
  • five members or co-opted members of the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), with their alternates. These members are nominated by the CHMP;
  • one member and one alternate nominated by each EU Member State that is not represented by the members and alternates nominated by the CHMP;
  • one member and an alternate nominated by Iceland and Norway;
  • two members and two alternates representing patients’ organisations nominated by the European Commission;
  • two members and two alternates representing clinicians nominated by the European Commission.

All members and alternates serve on the committee for a renewable three year period.

List of members and alternates

The list includes each member's and alternate's:

  • contact details;
  • curriculum vitae;
  • declaration of interests and confidentiality undertaking. For more information on EMA's policy on handling competing interests for committee members, see Handling competing interests.

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Members nominated from within the CHMP

Members nominated by the Member States

Members representing patients' organisations nominated by the European Commission

Members representing clinicians nominated by the European Commission

Chair

Name
Martina Schussler-Lenz
Affiliation
Paul-Ehrlich-Institut
Address
Postfach 1740, 63207 Langen, Germany
Tel.
+49 6103 774009
Fax.
+49 6103 771275
Email
schmr@pei.de
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Vice-chair

Name
Ilona G. Reischl
Affiliation
BASG - Bundesamt für Sicherheit im Gesundheitswesen
Address
Traisengasse 5, A- 1200 Vienna, Austria
Tel.
+43 50555 36820
Fax.
+43 50555 36809
Email
ilona.reischl@ages.at
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Members nominated from within the CHMP

Lithuania

Member

Name
Romaldas Mačiulaitis
Affiliation
Valstybinė vaistų kontrolės tarnyba prie Lietuvos Respublikos sveikatos apsaugos ministerijos
Address
Žirmūnų str.139A, 09120 Vilnius, Lithuania
Tel.
+370 37 792552
Fax.
+370 69 943734
Email
RomaldasMaciulaitis@vvkt.lt
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Alternate

Name
Jolanta Gulbinovic
Affiliation
Valstybinė vaistų kontrolės tarnyba prie Lietuvos Respublikos sveikatos apsaugos ministerijos
Address
Žirmūnų str.139A, 09120 Vilnius, Lithuania
Tel.
+370 5 2124059
Fax.
+370 5 2639265
Email
jolantagulbinovic@vvkt.lt
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Luxembourg

Member

Name
Jean-Louis Robert
Affiliation
Jean Louis Robert - CxMP WP
Address
2 AM Groussfeld, L-5239 Sandweiler, Luxembourg
Email
jean-louis.robert.ema@pt.lu
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Alternate

Name
Guy Berchem
Affiliation
Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg
Address
4 rue E Barblé, 1210 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Tel.
+352 441 12084
Fax.
+352 441 215
Email
berchem.guy@chl.lu
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Malta

Member

Name
John Joseph Borg
Affiliation
Awtorità dwar il-Mediċini
Address
Sir Temi Zammit Buildings, SGN 3000 San Gwann, MALTA
Tel.
+356 23 439129
Fax.
+356 23 439158
Email
john-joseph.borg@gov.mt
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Alternate

Name
Anthony Samuel
Affiliation
Mater Dei Hospital
Address
B'Kara By-pass, Tal-Qroqq, MSD 2090 Msida, Malta
Tel.
+356 2545 6748
Fax.
+356 2545 6748
Email
anthony.samuel@gov.mt
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Portugal

Member

Name
Bruno Sepodes
Affiliation
INFARMED - Autoridade Nacional do Medicamento e Produtos de Saúde, I.P.
Address
Parque de Saúde de Lisboa, Avenida do Brasil, 53, 1749-004 Lisboa, Portugal
Tel.
+351 217 946400
Fax.
+351 217 946470
Email
bruno.sepodes@infarmed.pt
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Alternate

Name
Margarida Menezes-Ferreira
Affiliation
INFARMED - Autoridade Nacional do Medicamento e Produtos de Saúde, I.P.
Address
Parque de Saúde de Lisboa, Avenida do Brasil, 53, 1749-004 Lisboa, Portugal
Tel.
+351 21 7985251
Fax.
+351 21 7987369
Email
margarida.menezes@infarmed.pt
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Spain

Member

Name
Sol Ruiz
Affiliation
Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios
Address
Parque Empresarial Las Mercedes , Edificio 8 , C/Campezo 1, 28022 Madrid, Spain
Tel.
+34 91 8225822
Fax.
+34 91 8225892
Email
sruiz@aemps.es
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Alternate

Name
Marcos Timón
Affiliation
Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios
Address
Parque Empresarial Las Mercedes , Edificio 8 , C/Campezo 1, 28022 Madrid, Spain
Tel.
+34 91 8225826
Fax.
+34 91 8225892
Email
mtimon@aemps.es
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Members nominated by Member States

Austria

Member

Name
Ilona G. Reischl
Affiliation
BASG - Bundesamt für Sicherheit im Gesundheitswesen
Address
Traisengasse 5, A- 1200 Vienna, Austria
Tel.
+43 50555 36820
Fax.
+43 50555 36809
Email
ilona.reischl@ages.at
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Alternate

Name
Corina Spreitzer
Affiliation
BASG - Bundesamt für Sicherheit im Gesundheitswesen
Address
Traisengasse 5, A- 1200 Vienna, Austria
Tel.
+43 50 555 362 50
Fax.
+43 50 555 362 07
Email
corina.spreitzer@ages.at
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Belgium

Member

Name
Claire Beuneu
Affiliation
Federaal Agentschap voor Geneesmiddelen en Gezondheidsproducten - Agence Fédérale des Médicaments et des Produits de Santé
Address
EUROSTATION gebouw, blok 2, Victor Hortaplein 40 / 40, Bâtiment EUROSTATION, bloc 2, place Victor Horta, 40/ 40, B-1060 Brussel - Bruxelles, Belgium
Tel.
+32 2 5284285
Fax.
+32 2 5284001
Email
claire.beuneu@fagg.be
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Alternate

Name
Belaïd Sekkali
Affiliation
Federaal Agentschap voor Geneesmiddelen en Gezondheidsproducten - Agence Fédérale des Médicaments et des Produits de Santé
Address
Eurostation Blok 2, Victor Horta plein, 40 bus 40, 1060 Brussels, Belgium
Tel.
+32 2 5284413
Email
Belaid.Sekkali@afmps-fagg.be
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Bulgaria

Member

Name
Rozalina Kulaksazova
Affiliation
ИЗПЪЛНИТЕЛНА АГЕНЦИЯ ПО ЛЕКАРСТВАТА
Address
8, Damyan Gruev str., 1303 Sofia, Bulgaria
Tel.
+359 2 8903411
Fax.
+359 2 8903434
Email
rozalina.kulaksazova@bda.bg
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Alternate

Name
Evelina Shumkova
Affiliation
ИЗПЪЛНИТЕЛНА АГЕНЦИЯ ПО ЛЕКАРСТВАТА
Address
8, Damyan Gruev str., 1303 Sofia, Bulgaria
Tel.
+359 2 8903411
Fax.
+359 2 8903434
Email
evelina.shumkova@bda.bg
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Croatia

Member

Name
Mirna Golemovic
Affiliation
University Hospital Centre Zagreb
Address
Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, CROATIA
Tel.
+385 1 2388746
Fax.
+385 1 2388037
Email
mgolemov@kbc-zagreb.hr
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Alternate

Name
Ivica Malnar
Affiliation
Agencija za Lijekove i Medicinske Proizvode
Address
Ksaverska cesta 4, 10000 Zagreb, CROATIA
Tel.
+385 1 4884366
Fax.
+385 1 4884110
Email
ivica.malnar@halmed.hr
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Cyprus

Member

Name
Marina Ieridi
Affiliation
Ministry of Health
Address
Pharmaceutical Services, 1475 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel.
+357 22 608681
Email
mieridi@phs.moh.gov.cy
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Alternate

Name
Maria Vassiliou
Affiliation
Ministry of Health
Address
Pharmaceutical Services, 1475 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel.
+357 22 608675
Fax.
+357 22 608639
Email
mvasiliou@phs.moh.gov.cy
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Czech Republic

Member

Name
Ivana Haunerova
Affiliation
Státní ústav pro kontrolu léčiv
Address
Srobarova 48, 100 41 Prague, Czech Republic
Tel.
+420 2 72185841
Fax.
+420 2 71732377
Email
ivana.haunerova@sukl.cz
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Alternate

Name
Tomas Boran
Affiliation
Státní ústav pro kontrolu léčiv
Address
Srobarova 48, 100 41 Prague, Czech Republic
Tel.
+420 2721 85854
Email
tomas.boran@sukl.cz
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Denmark

Member

Name
Nanna Aaby Kruse
Affiliation
Danish Medicines Agency
Address
Axel Heides Gade 1, 2300 København S, Denmark
Tel.
+45 44 889294
Fax.
+45 44 889232
Email
nak@dkma.dk
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Alternate

Name
Anne Pastoft
Affiliation
Danish Medicines Agency
Address
Axel Heides Gade 1, 2300 København S, Denmark
Tel.
+45 4488 9369
Fax.
+45 44889599
Email
AEP@dkma.dk
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Estonia

Member

Name
Toivo Maimets
Affiliation
University of Tartu
Address
Riia 23, 51010 Tartu, Estonia
Tel.
+372 737 5028
Fax.
+372 742 0286
Email
Toivo.Maimets@ut.ee
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Alternate

  • Nomination awaited

Finland

Member

  • Nomination awaited

Alternate

Name
Olli Tenhunen
Affiliation
Lääkealan turvallisuus- ja kehittämiskeskus
Address
P.O Box 55, FI-00034 Fimea, Finland
Tel.
+358 29522 3341
Fax.
+358 29522 3001
Email
olli.tenhunen@fimea.fi
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France

Member

Name
Violaine Closson Carella
Affiliation
Agence nationale de sécurité du médicament et des produits de santé
Address
143-147 Bvd Anatole France, 93285 Saint-Denis Cedex, France
Tel.
+33 1558 73512
Email
Violaine.CLOSSON-CARELLA@ansm.sante.fr
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Alternate

  • Nomination awaited

Germany

Member

Name
Jan Mueller-Berghaus
Affiliation
Paul-Ehrlich-Institut
Address
Postfach 1740, 63207 Langen, Germany
Tel.
+49 6103 772064
Fax.
+49 6103 1253
Email
pei-chmp@pei.de
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Alternate

Name
Egbert Flory
Affiliation
Paul-Ehrlich-Institut
Address
Postfach 1740, 63207 Langen, Germany
Tel.
+49 6103 774000
Fax.
+49 6103 771255
Email
floeg@pei.de
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Greece

Member

Name
Asterios Tsiftsoglou
Affiliation
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Address
School of Pharmacy, University Campus, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Tel.
+30 23 10997631
Fax.
+30 23 10997618
Email
tsif@pharm.auth.gr
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Alternate

Name
Angeliki Roboti
Affiliation
National Organization for Medicines
Address
284 Mesogeion Avenue, Holargos, 15562 Athens, Greece
Tel.
+30 213 2040361
Fax.
+30 210 6549500
Email
aroboti@eof.gr
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Hungary

Member

Name
Krisztian Fodor
Affiliation
Országos Gyógyszerészeti és Élelmezés-egészségügyi Intézet
Address
Zrínyi U. 3, 1051 Budapest, Hungary
Tel.
+36 18 869300 298
Fax.
+36 18 869460
Email
fodor.krisztian@ogyei.gov.hu
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Alternate

Name
Balázs Sarkadi
Affiliation
National Blood Service
Address
Dioszegi 64, 1113 Budapest, Hungary
Tel.
+36 1 3724326
Fax.
+36 1 3724353
Email
sarkadi@biomembrane.hu
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Iceland

Member

  • Nomination awaited

Alternate

  • Nomination awaited

Ireland

Member

Name
Maura O'Donovan
Affiliation
An tÚdarás Rialála Táirgí Sláinte
Address
Kevin O'Malley House, The Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin, 2, Ireland
Tel.
+353 1676 4971
Fax.
+353 1676 7836
Email
maura.odonovan@hpra.ie
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Alternate

Name
Niamh Curran
Affiliation
An tÚdarás Rialála Táirgí Sláinte
Address
Kevin O'Malley House, The Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin, 2, Ireland
Tel.
+353 1676 4971
Fax.
+353 1 6767836
Email
niamh.curran@hpra.ie
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Italy

Member

Name
Paolo Gasparini
Affiliation
University of Trieste
Address
Via dell'Istria 65, 34100, Trieste, Italy
Tel.
+39 040 3785355
Fax.
+39 040 3785540
Email
gasparini@burlo.trieste.it
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Alternate

Name
Luca Sangiorgi
Affiliation
Instituto Ortopedico Rizzoli
Address
Via Pupilli 1, 40 136, Bologna, Italy
Tel.
+39 338 6746350
Email
luca.sangiorgi@ior.it
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Lääkealan turvallisuus- ja kehittämiskeskus

Member

  • Nomination awaited

Alternate

  • Nomination awaited

Latvia

Member

Name
Una Riekstina
Affiliation
University of Latvia
Address
Faculty of Medicine, Raina Bldv. 19, 1586 Riga, Latvia
Tel.
+371 670 33947
Email
una.riekstina@lu.lv
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Alternate

Name
Aija Linē
Affiliation
Latvijas Biomedicīnas pētījumu un studiju centrs
Address
Ratsupites Iela 1, LV 1067 Riga, Latvia
Tel.
+371 6 7808208
Fax.
+371 6 7442407
Email
aija@biomed.lu.lv
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Netherlands

Member

Name
Johannes Hendrikus Ovelgonne
Affiliation
College ter Beoordeling van Geneesmiddelen
Address
Graadt van Roggenweg 500, 3531 AH Utrecht, Netherlands
Tel.
+31 88 2248195
Fax.
+31 88 2248001
Email
h.ovelgonne@cbg-meb.nl
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Alternate

Name
Carla Herberts
Affiliation
College ter Beoordeling van Geneesmiddelen
Address
P.O Box 8275, 3503 Utrecht RG , Netherlands
Tel.
+31 88 2248103
Email
ca.herberts@cbg-meb.nl
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Norway

Member

Name
Helga Haugom Olsen
Affiliation
Statens legemiddelverk
Address
Strømsveien 96, 0663 Oslo, Norway
Tel.
+47 2289 7700
Email
helgahaugom.olsen@noma.no
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Alternate

Name
Rune Kjeken
Affiliation
Statens legemiddelverk
Address
Strømsveien 96, 0663 Oslo, Norway
Tel.
+47 228 97507
Fax.
+47 228 97799
Email
Rune.Kjeken@NOMA.no
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Poland

Member

Name
Dariusz Sladowski
Affiliation
Medical University of Warsaw
Address
Chalubińskiego 7, 02-004 Warsaw, Poland
Tel.
+48 22 6217543
Fax.
+48 22 6217543
Email
dariusz.sladowski@wum.edu.pl
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Alternate

Name
Anna Cieślik
Affiliation
Urząd Rejestracji Produktów Leczniczych, Wyrobow Medycznych i Produktów Biobójczych
Address
Al. Jerozolimskie 181C, 02-222 Warszawa, Poland
Tel.
+48 22 4921420
Fax.
+48 22 4921109
Email
anna.cieslik@urpl.gov.pl
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Romania

Member

Name
Simona Badoi
Affiliation
Agentia Natională a Medicamentului şi a Dispozitivelor Medicale
Address
Str. Aviator Sănătescu 48, Sector 1, 011478 Bucharest, Romania
Tel.
+402 1 3171102
Fax.
+402 1 3163497
Email
simona.badoi@anm.ro
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Alternate

Name
Gianina-Nicoleta Andrei
Affiliation
Agentia Natională a Medicamentului şi a Dispozitivelor Medicale
Address
Str. Aviator Sănătescu 48, Sector 1, 011478 Bucharest, Romania
Tel.
+40 21 3171102
Email
gianina.andrei@anm.ro
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Slovakia

Member

Name
Mikuláš Hrubiško
Affiliation
Slovenská Zdravotnícka Univerzita
Address
Limbová 12-14, 83303 Bratislava, SLOVAKIA
Tel.
+421 2 68673243
Fax.
+421 2 63532167
Email
hrubisko@pe.unb.sk
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Alternate

Name
Ján Kyselovič
Affiliation
Comenius University
Address
Odbojarov 10, 832 32 Bratislava, SLOVAKIA
Tel.
+421 2 50117378
Fax.
+421 2 50117100
Email
kyselovic@fpharm.uniba.sk
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Slovenia

Member

Name
Metoda Lipnik-Stangelj
Affiliation
Univerza v Ljubljani
Address
Faculty of Medicine, Korytkova 7, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Tel.
+386 1 5437350
Email
metoda.lipnik-stangelj@mf.uni-lj.si
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Alternate

Name
Nevenka Trsinar Brodt
Affiliation
Javna agencija Republike Slovenije za zdravila in medicinske pripomočke
Address
Slovenceva ulica 22, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Tel.
+386 82000 560
Fax.
+386 82000 510
Email
nevenka.trsinar@jazmp.si
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Sweden

Member

Name
Lennart Åkerblom
Affiliation
Läkemedelsverket
Address
Dag Hammarskjölds väg 42, 75237 Uppsala, SWEDEN
Tel.
+46 18 174753
Fax.
+46 18 548566
Email
lennart.akerblom@mpa.se
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Alternate

Name
Björn Carlsson
Affiliation
Läkemedelsverket
Address
Dag Hammarskjölds väg 42, 75237 Uppsala, SWEDEN
Tel.
+46 18 174954
Fax.
+46 18 548566
Email
bjorn.carlsson@mpa.se
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United Kingdom

Member

Name
Christiane Niederlaender
Affiliation
Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Address
151 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London, SW1W 9SZ, UNITED KINGDOM
Tel.
+44 20 30806137
Email
Christiane.Niederlaender@mhra.gov.uk
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Alternate

Name
James McBlane
Affiliation
Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Address
151 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London, SW1W 9SZ, UNITED KINGDOM
Tel.
+44 20 30806381
Email
James.McBlane@mhra.gov.uk
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Members representing patients' organisations nominated by the European Commission

Member

Name
Kieran Breen
Affiliation
European Parkinson's Disease Association
Address
21 Romberg Road, London, SW17 8UB, UNITED KINGDOM
Tel.
+44 7879 425837
Email
kcbreen@kcbreen.co.uk
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Alternate

Name
Michelino Lipucci di Paola
Affiliation
European Organisation for Rare Diseases (Eurordis)
Address
Associazione Veneta Lotta Talassemia, EURORDIS/AVLT, Via N. Badaloni 35, 56122, Pisa, Italy
Tel.
+39 050 564816
Email
michele.lipucci@eurordis.org
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Member

Name
Mariëtte Driessens
Affiliation
European Genetic Alliances Network (EGAN)
Address
Koninginnelaan 23, 3762 DA Soest, NETHERLANDS
Tel.
+31 35 6034040
Fax.
+31 35 6027440
Email
m.driessens@vsop.nl
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Alternate

Name
Erik Briers
Affiliation
Europa Uomo - The European Prostate Cancer Coalition
Address
Lange Gasthuisstraat 35-37, B-2000 Antwerpen, Belgium
Tel.
+32 11 914354
Fax.
+32 11 914448
Email
erikbriers@telenet.be
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Members representing clinicians nominated by the European Commission

Member

Name
Marc Turner
Affiliation
Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service
Address
21 Ellen's Glen Road, Edinburgh, EH17 7QT, United Kingdom
Tel.
+44 131 3145587
Email
marcturner@nhs.net
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Alternate

Name
Francisco J. Blanco
Affiliation
Complejo Universitario Juan Canalejo
Address
C/ Xubias, 84, 15006 A Coruña, Spain
Tel.
+34 9 81178272
Fax.
+34 9 81178273
Email
Fblagar@sergas.es
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Member

Name
Bernd Gansbacher
Affiliation
Technische Universität München
Address
Ismaninger Str. 22, 81675 Munich, GERMANY
Tel.
+49 89 41404451
Fax.
+49 89 41404476
Email
bernd.gansbacher@tum.de
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Alternate

Name
Willem E. Fibbe
Affiliation
Leiden University Medical Center
Address
PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, Netherlands
Tel.
+31 71 5263827
Fax.
+31 71 5265267
Email
W.E.Fibbe@LUMC.nl
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