Scientific Advisory Group on HIV/Viral Diseases

The Scientific Advisory Group on HIV/Viral Diseases (SAG-HIV/Viral 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-HIV/Viral Diseases' responsibilities and composition is available in this document:


The SAG-HIV/Viral Diseases is composed of independent European experts selected according to their specific expertise. The SAG-HIV/Viral 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-HIV/Viral Diseases. The members' declarations of interests are available in the European expert list.


  • Jose Alcami
  • Jose Luis Calleja Panero
  • Giampiero Carosi
  • Richard Gilson
  • Nigel Klein
  • Tim Niehues
  • Anders Sönnerborg
  • Johannes Tobias Maria van der Meer
  • Daniel Vittecoq (Chair)