CAT members

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 each of the EEA-EFTA States;
  • 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:

  • affiliation;
  • 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.

For contact details, please refer to the affiliated organisations of individual committee members.

Members

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 Schuessler-Lenz
Affiliation
Paul-Ehrlich-Institut
Address
Postfach 1740, Langen, 63207 Hesse, GERMANY
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Vice-chair

Name
Ilona G. Reischl
Affiliation
BASG - Bundesamt für Sicherheit im Gesundheitswesen
Address
Traisengasse 5, A- 1200 Vienna, AUSTRIA
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Members nominated from within the CHMP

Germany

Member

Name
Jan Mueller-Berghaus
Affiliation
Paul-Ehrlich-Institut
Address
Postfach 1740, Langen, 63207 Hesse, GERMANY
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Alternate

Name
Egbert Flory
Affiliation
Paul-Ehrlich-Institut
Address
Postfach 1740, Langen, 63207 Hesse, GERMANY
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Lithuania

Member

Name
Romaldas Mačiulaitis
Affiliation
State Medicines Control Agency under the Ministry of Health
Address
Savanoriu ave. 220, LT-50196 Kaunas, LITHUANIA
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Alternate

Name
Raimondas Benetis
Affiliation
State Medicines Control Agency under the Ministry of Health
Address
Savanoriu ave. 220, LT-50196 Kaunas, LITHUANIA
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Malta

Member

Name
John Joseph Borg
Affiliation
Awtorità dwar il-Mediċini
Address
Sir Temi Zammit Buildings, Malta Life Sciences Park, SGN 3000 San Gwann, MALTA
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Alternate

Name
Anthony Samuel
Affiliation
Mater Dei Hospital
Address
B'Kara By-pass, Tal-Qroqq, MSD 2090 Msida, MALTA
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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
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Alternate

Name
Maria Isabel Borba Vieira
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
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Spain

Member

Name
Sol Ruiz
Affiliation
Agencia Espanola de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios
Address
Parque Empresarial Las Mercedes , Edificio 8 , C/Campezo 1, 28022 Madrid, SPAIN
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Alternate

Name
Marcos Timón
Affiliation
Agencia Espanola de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios
Address
Parque Empresarial Las Mercedes , Edificio 8 , C/Campezo 1, 28022 Madrid, SPAIN
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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
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Alternate

Name
Silke Dorner
Affiliation
BASG - Bundesamt für Sicherheit im Gesundheitswesen
Address
Traisengasse 5, A- 1200 Vienna, AUSTRIA
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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
Galileolaan 5/03, Avenue Galilée 5/03, B-1210 Brussel - Bruxelles, BELGIUM
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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
Galileolaan 5/03, 1210 Brussel, BELGIUM
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Bulgaria

Member

Name
Rozalina Kulaksazova
Affiliation
ИЗПЪЛНИТЕЛНА АГЕНЦИЯ ПО ЛЕКАРСТВАТА
Address
8, Damyan Gruev str., 1303 Sofia, BULGARIA
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Alternate

Name
Evelina Shumkova
Affiliation
ИЗПЪЛНИТЕЛНА АГЕНЦИЯ ПО ЛЕКАРСТВАТА
Address
8, Damyan Gruev str., 1303 Sofia, BULGARIA
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Croatia

Member

Name
Azra Selimovic
Title
Associate for Non-Clinical and Clinical Assessment
Affiliation
Agencija za Lijekove i Medicinske Proizvode
Address
Ksaverska 4, 10000 Zagreb, CROATIA
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Alternate

Name
Petra Sokol
Affiliation
Agencija za Lijekove i Medicinske Proizvode
Address
Ksaverska cesta 4, 10000 Zagreb, CROATIA
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Cyprus

Member

Name
Rafaella Pontou
Affiliation
Ministry of Health
Address
Pharmaceutical Services, 15 Polyphimou, Strovolos Industrial Area, 2033 Nicosia, CYPRUS
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Alternate

Name
Isavella Kyriakidou
Affiliation
Ministry of Health
Address
Pharmaceutical Services, 15 Polyphimou, Strovolos Industrial Area, 2033 Nicosia, CYPRUS
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Czechia

Member

Name
Petr Soukup
Affiliation
Státní ústav pro kontrolu léčiv
Address
Srobarova 48, 100 41 Prague, CZECHIA
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Alternate

Name
Kristyna Rehorova Hradilkova
Affiliation
Státní ústav pro kontrolu léčiv
Address
Srobarova 48, 100 41 Prague, CZECHIA
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Denmark

Member

Name
Ebru Karakoc Madsen
Affiliation
Danish Medicines Agency
Address
Axel Heides Gade 1, 2300 København S, DENMARK
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Alternate

  • Nomination awaited

Estonia

Member

Name
Toivo Maimets
Affiliation
University of Tartu
Address
Riia 23, 51010 Tartu, ESTONIA
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Alternate

Name
Pille Saalik
Affiliation
Ravimiamet
Address
1, Nooruse Street, 50411 Tartu, ESTONIA
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Finland

Member

Name
Heli Suila
Affiliation
Lääkealan turvallisuus- ja kehittämiskeskus
Address
P.O. Box 55, FI-00034 Helsinky , FINLAND
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Alternate

Name
Maija Tarkkanen
Affiliation
Lääkealan turvallisuus- ja kehittämiskeskus
Address
P.O. Box 55, FI-00034 Helsinky , FINLAND
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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 Boulevard Anatole France, 93285 St Denis Cedex, FRANCE
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Alternate

Name
Jean-Michel Race
Affiliation
Agence nationale de sécurité du médicament et des produits de santé
Address
143-147 Boulevard Anatole France, 93285 St Denis Cedex, FRANCE
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Greece

Member

Name
Maria Gazouli
Affiliation
Greece Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Address
Michalakopoulou 176, 11527 Athens, GREECE
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Alternate

Name
Angeliki Rompoti
Affiliation
National Organization for Medicines
Address
284 Mesogeion Avenue, Holargos, 15562 Athens, GREECE
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Hungary

Member

Name
Katalin Lengyel
Affiliation
Országos Gyógyszerészeti és Élelmezés-egészségügyi Intézet
Address
Szabolcs utca 33, 1135 Budapest, HUNGARY
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Alternate

Name
Balázs Sarkadi
Affiliation
National Blood Service
Address
Dioszegi 64, 1113 Budapest, HUNGARY
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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
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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
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Italy

Member

Name
Concetta Quintarelli
Affiliation
Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital
Address
Piazza Sant'Onofrio 4, 00165 , Rome, ITALY
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Alternate

Name
Barbara Bonamassa
Affiliation
Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco
Address
Via del Tritone, 181, 00187, Roma, ITALY
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Latvia

Member

Name
Una Riekstina
Affiliation
University of Latvia
Address
Faculty of Medicine, Raina Bldv. 19, 1586 Riga, LATVIA
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Alternate

  • Nomination awaited

Liechtenstein

Member

Name
Vlasta Zavadova
Affiliation
Amt für Gesundheit
Address
Äulestrasse 51, 9490 Vaduz, LIECHTENSTEIN
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Alternate

  • Nomination awaited

Luxembourg

Member

Name
Nancy De Bremaeker
Affiliation
Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg
Address
4, rue Barblé, 1210 Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG
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Alternate

Name
Guy Berchem
Affiliation
Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg
Address
4 rue E Barblé, 1210 Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG
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Netherlands

Member

Name
Carla Herberts
Affiliation
College ter Beoordeling van Geneesmiddelen
Address
P.O Box 8275, 3503 RG Utrecht, NETHERLANDS
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Alternate

Name
Babs Fabriek
Affiliation
College ter Beoordeling van Geneesmiddelen
Address
Graadt van Roggenweg 500, 3531 AH Utrecht, NETHERLANDS
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Norway

Member

Name
Rune Kjeken
Affiliation
Statens legemiddelverk
Address
Grensesvingen 26, 0663 Oslo, NORWAY
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Alternate

  • Nomination awaited

Poland

Member

Name
Dariusz Sladowski
Affiliation
Medical University of Warsaw
Address
Chalubińskiego 7, 02-004 Warsaw, POLAND
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Alternate

Name
Marcin Kolakowski
Affiliation
Urząd Rejestracji Produktów Leczniczych, Wyrobow Medycznych i Produktów Biobójczych
Address
Al. Jerozolimskie 181C, 02-222 Warszawa, POLAND
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Romania

Member

Name
Silviu Istrate
Affiliation
Agenția Națională a Medicamentului și a Dispozitivelor Medicale din România
Address
Str. Aviator Sănătescu 48, Sector 1, 011478 Bucharest, ROMANIA
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Alternate

Name
Alexandrina Preda
Affiliation
Agenția Națională a Medicamentului și a Dispozitivelor Medicale din România
Address
Str. Aviator Sănătescu 48, Sector 1, 011478 Bucharest, ROMANIA
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Slovakia

Member

Name
Lukas Slovak
Affiliation
Štátny ústav pre kontrolu liečiv
Address
Kvetná 11, 825 08 Bratislava 26, SLOVAKIA
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Alternate

Name
Katarína Vavrová
Affiliation
Štátny ústav pre kontrolu liečiv
Address
Kvetná 11, 825 08 Bratislava 26, SLOVAKIA
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Slovenia

Member

Name
Metoda Lipnik-Stangelj
Affiliation
Univerza v Ljubljani
Address
Faculty of Medicine, Korytkova 7, Ljubljana, SLOVENIA
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Alternate

Name
Suzana Vidic
Affiliation
Javna agencija Republike Slovenije za zdravila in medicinske pripomočke
Address
Slovenceva ulica 22, 1000 Ljubljana, SLOVENIA
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Sweden

Member

Name
Lisbeth Barkholt
Affiliation
Läkemedelsverket
Address
Box 26, 751 03 Uppsala, SWEDEN
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Alternate

Name
Maria Luttgen
Affiliation
Läkemedelsverket
Address
Box 26, 751 03 Uppsala, SWEDEN
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Members representing patients' organisations nominated by the European Commission

Member

Name
Address

Alternate

Member

Name
Address

Alternate


Members representing clinicians nominated by the European Commission

Member

Name
Address

Alternate

Member

Name
Address

Alternate