Scientific Advisory Group on Infectious Diseases

The Scientific Advisory Group on Infectious Diseases (SAG Infectious Diseases) is convened at the request of the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) to provide independent recommendations on scientific or technical matters relating to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and viral-disease products under evaluation by the CHMP, or on any other scientific issue relevant to the work of the CHMP that relates to this area.

Mandate, rules of procedure and work programme

More information on the SAG Infectious Diseases' responsibilities and composition is available in this document:


The SAG Infectious Diseases is composed of independent European experts selected according to their specific expertise. The SAG Infectious Diseases comprises both a core group and other individual experts who may be called upon to participate in a given meeting and bring additional expertise in specific domains.


Below (in alphabetical order of surname) are the current members of the SAG Infectious Diseases. The members' declarations of interests are available in the European expert list.


  • Maria Teresa Aldamiz Echevarria Lois
  • Antonella Castagna
  • Roberto Cauda
  • Emilia Cercenado Mansilla (Chair)
  • Hakan Hanberger
  • Juan Pablo Horcajada
  • Tim Niehues
  • Massimo Puoti
  • Emile F. Schippers
  • Gerard Alphonse Schockmel