Professor Kumlesh Dev

Working group 3
Trinity College Dublin
  • Ireland

Kumlesh K. Dev is currently Professor in Neuroscience in the Department of Physiology, a Principal Investigator in the School of Medicine and Director of the M.Sc. Neuroscience programme in Trinity...

Dr Alenka Levicnik

Working group 1
university hospital
  • Slovenia

Dr Alenka Levicnik  studied at the University of Graz and Vienna, School of Medicine, Austria from 1993 – 2001 and took the final examination in 2001. From 2001-2003 Alenka was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow...

Dr Ana Raquel Santiago

Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra
  • Portugal

Ana Raquel Santiago is currently a post-doctoral fellow of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra (FMUC). She graduated in Biochemistry in 2002 at the University of Coimbra...

Dr Christakis Damianou

Working group 4
Cyprus University of Technology
  • Cyprus

Dr. Christakis Damianou has a Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arizona since 1993. Dr Damianou specializes in the area therapeutic ultrasound under MRI guidance. He worked...

Dr Coral Sanfeliu

Dr Coral Sanfeliu
Working group 3
Institute of Biomedical Research of Barcelona (IIBB)
  • Spain

Coral Sanfeliu is a researcher of the IIBB-CSIC, IDIBAPS in Barcelona. Since 2003 she leads the Aging and Neurodegeneration group dealing with experimental studies of cerebral aging and frailty...

Dr Dumitru Paduraru

Working group 1
"Gr.T.Popa" University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi
  • Romania

Dumitru Paduraru is currently the Head of the Department of Anatomy at “Gr.T. Popa” UMF Iaşi, Romania. He is also the Vice president of the Romanian Society of Anatomy. Dumitru is...

Dr Efstathios Gonos

Working group 1
National Hellenic Research Foundation
  • Greece

Dr Efstathios Gonos graduated from the Department of Pharmacy, University of Athens, Greece in 1984, obtained his Ph.D. at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Glasgow, Britain in 1989 and...

Dr Fuat Balci

Working group 1 & 4
Koç University
  • Turkey

Dr. Fuat Balcı received his Ph.D degree in Cognitive Psychology (2007) and a graduate certificate in Cognitive Science from Rutgers University. Following his doctoral studies, he served as the head...

Dr Giovambattista Pani

Working group 1
Institute of General Pathology, Università Cattolica School of Medicine
  • Italy

Giovambattista Pani is an Assistant Professor and independent researcher at Institute of General pathology, Università Cattolica School of Medicine, Rome, Italy.  He obtained both his Medical Degree and my PhD (experimental Oncology)...

Dr Günay Yetik Anacak

Günay YETİK ANACAK
Working group 2
Ege University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology, Izmir-Turkey
  • Turkey

Gunay Yetik-Anacak is an Associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy at Ege University, Izmir, Turkey. She was awarded her PhD in Pharmacology from Ege University in 2002...

Dr Hans Van Oosterwyck

Working group 4
KU Leuven
  • Belgium

Hans Van Oosterwyck (DOB 02.02.1972) is a professor and the chair of the Biomechanics section (Mechanical Engineering Department) at KU Leuven, where he is heading the Mechanobiology and Tissue Engineering...

Dr Helena Mira Aparicio

Helena Mira Aparicio
Working group 1
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
  • Spain

Dr. Helena Mira is Head of the Stem cells and Aging Laboratory, at the Instituto de Biomedicina de Valencia (IBV-CSIC), Spain. She received her PhD. in Biology from the University...

Dr Ivana Grkovic

Working group 2
VINCA Institute of Nuclear Sciences
  • Serbia

Dr Ivana Grkovic is a Assistant Research Professor at the Department of Molecular Biology and Endocrinology, VINCA Institute of Nuclear Sciences  - University of Belgrade. Her area of specialisation is Neuroscience: neurochemistry, CNS...

Dr José Luis Trejo

Working group 3 leader
CSIC - High Council for Scientific Investigation
  • Spain

Neurobiologist, Head of the Group “Adult Neurogenesis” at the Cajal Institute (CSIC – High Council for Scientific Investigation, Spain) at Madrid.  He is PhD in Neurobiology, Complutense University of Madrid...

Dr Josipa Vlainic

Working group 3
Ruđer Bošković Institute
  • Croatia

Josipa Vlainić is currently a researcher at the Laboratory for Advanced Genomics, Division of Molecular Medicine, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb. She was awarded her PhD in neuropharmacology from the School of Veterinary...

Dr Klaus Schughart

Working group 2
Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research
  • Germany

Klaus Schughart is currently Head of Department Infection Genetics at the HZI; professor at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover; visiting professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Previously...

Dr Marcin Osuchowski

Working group 2
Ludwig Boltzman Institute for Experimental and Clinical Traumatology
  • Austria

Dr. Marcin Osuchowski, joined the LBI Intensive Care team in October 2007 following his post-doc training in the lab of Dr. Dan Remick in Ann Arbor, MI and Boston, MA,...

Dr Maria A. Blasco

Working group 3
Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO)
  • Spain

Maria A. Blasco obtained her PhD in 1993 at the Centro de Biología Molecular “Severo Ochoa” under the supervision of M. Salas. That same year, Blasco joined the Cold Spring...

Dr María D. Mayán

María D. Mayán
Working group 1& 2
The Institute for Biomedical Research, INIBIC A Coruña (XXIAC – SERGAS)
  • Spain

Dr. María D. Mayán is currently research group leader (CellCOM research group) at INIBIC A coruña. Dr. Mayán earned her bachelor's degree in Pharmacy from University of Santiago de Compostela...

Dr Martin Holzenberger

Working group 1
Inserm
  • France

Dr Martin Holzenberger is Director of Research at the Faculté de Médecine Pierre et Marie Curie. Dr. Holzenberger works on the molecular and cellular mechanisms of aging, being much interested in how the fundamental...

Dr Martina Malnar

Working group 2
Ruđer Bošković Institute
  • Croatia

Dr. Martina Malnar is a senior assistant at Laboratory for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, Division of Molecular Medicine, at the Rudjer Boskovic Institute. She completed her completed a BSc in molecular...

Dr Miklos Sarvari

Dr Miklos Sarvari
Working group 2
Institute of Experimental Medicine
  • Hungary

Dr Miklos Sarvari has been a Senior Scientist at the Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, studying the effects of gonadal hormones on the limbic system since...

Dr Natal van Riel

Dr Natal van Riel
Working group 4 leader
Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Netherlands

Natal van Riel (1973) is Associate Professor in Systems Biology and Metabolic Diseases at the Department of Biomedical Engineering of the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). He was trained in...

Dr Nikos Mylonas

Working group 4
Frederick University
  • Cyprus

Dr Nicos Mylonas has been with the Department of Computer Studies of Frederick Institute of Technology, from September 1995 to 2012. He has been the course supervisor for the Computer Studies course...

Dr Paul Potter

Working group 2 leader
MRC Harwell
  • United Kingdom

Dr Potter is the Programme Leader, Disease Models and Translation, Mammalian Genetics Unit, MRC Harwell, UK

PKP is a group leader and established the Disease Models and Translation group in...

Dr Peggy Sotiropoulou

Working group 2
Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • Belgium

Peggy Sotiropoulou received her BSc in Biology from the University of Athens in 2000. She obtained her PhD in Cancer Immunology from the Medical School of the University of Crete...

Dr Ronald van Os

Working group 1 deputy leader
European Research Institue for the Biology of Aging
  • Netherlands

Ronald van Os received his MSc (1989) form the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. In 1994, he obtained a PhD from the University of Groningen where he worked on the...

Dr Ronenn Roubenoff

Working group 1
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
  • Switzerland

Dr. Roubenoff received his MD from Northwestern University, and trained in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was Chief Resident in Medicine. He completed concurrent...

Dr Roosmarijn Vandenbroucke

Early Career Investigator & STSM coordinator, Working group 2 deputy leader
Ghent University - VIB
  • Belgium

Roosmarijn Vandenbroucke obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences and Master‘s degree in Biotechnology in 1999 and 2001, respectively at Ghent University (Belgium). Next, she obtained a fellowship from the...

Dr Shahragim Tajbakhsh

Working group 1
Institute Pasteur, Paris
  • France

Dr. Shahragim Tajbakhsh is the head of the laboratory Stem Cells And Development at Institute Pasteur, France. His team aim is to characterize stem cells and their daughters during embryonic...

Dr Silvia Corrochano

Silvia Corrochano
Working Group 2 & 3
Medical Research Council, Harwell Institute, Oxford,UK
  • United Kingdom

Silvia is am a Senior PostDoc working in the Genetics of Neurodegeneration Group at Harwell Institute (Medical Research Council) in Oxfordshire, UK. Her research has been focused on studying the mechanisms...

Dr Soner Dogan

Working group 2
Yeditepe University
  • Turkey

Dr. Soner Dogan is an Associate Professor at Yeditepe University School of Medicine in Istanbul. He has earned his Ph.D. degree at the University of Minnesota, USA. His Ph.D. thesis...

Dr Stefan Selbert

Dr Stefan Selbert
Working group 2
PolyGene AG
  • Switzerland

Dr Stefan Selbert has undertaken both an academic and commercial path, first as a post-doc at the University in Edinburgh (Scotland) and the Medical School in Lübeck (Germany) and later on...

Dr Susana Novella

Working group 2
Institute of Health Reasearch, INCLIVA
  • Spain

Susana Novella holds a degree in Pharmacy from University Complutense of Madrid (UCM, 1993) and PhD in Physiology from UCM (2004). She is predoctoral in the Group of Bacterial Molecular...

Dr Susanne Drechsler

Working group 2
Ludwig Boltzman Institute for Experimental and Clinical Traumatology
  • Austria

Dr. Susanne Drechsler joined the LBI sepsis team in 2009. During her doctoral thesis, she was tasked to establish a clinically relevant post-traumatic sepsis model and to investigate various aspects...

Dr Thomas von Zglinicki

Working group 1
Newcastle University Institute of Ageing
  • United Kingdom

Dr. von Zglinicki is a founding member of the basic biology branch of the Newcastle Ageing Institute and its present scientific director. His principal research interest is in understanding the cellular and molecular...

Henry Stemplewski

Henry Stemplewski
Working group 3
Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • United Kingdom

Henry Stemplewski is an Expert Non-clinical Assessor in the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), the competent regulatory authority for human medicines, located in London. He also is an...

Inês Figueira

Dissemination Officer, Working group 3
Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica (ITQB)
  • Portugal

Inês Figueira is a PhD student at the Molecular Nutrition & Health lab from Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica (ITQB NOVA) and Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (iBET),...

Marta Pajares

Working group 1& 2
Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas Alberto Sols, CSIC-UAM
  • Spain

Marta Pajares scientific carrier is focused on the study of the molecular events involved in the progression of neurodegerative diseases with a main focus in the modulation of oxidative stress,...

Pilar López Larrubia

Pilar López Larrubia
Working group 4
Institute of Biomedical Research “Alberto Sols”. CSIC-UAM
  • Spain

Pilar López Larrubia (1968) is Tenured Scientist in the High Council of Scientific Research (CSIC) in Madrid (Spain). Her research career started with a chemical degree in 1993 going, thereafter,...

Professor Aare Märtson

Working group 1
University of Tartu
  • Estonia

Dr. Aare Märtson is a senior researcher and an associate professor of orthopedics, Chair of Traumatology and Orthopaedics at University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Traumatology and Orthopaedics....

Professor Arne Klungland

Working group 1 & 2
Oslo University Hospital
  • Norway

Arne Klungland is a Professor at Oslo University Hospital and a Guest Researcher at Beijing Institute of Genomics.

Arne's research group aims to elucidate new mechanisms of dynamic modifications related to repair and...

Professor Baiba Jansone

Baiba Jansone
Working group 2 & 3
University of Latvia
  • Latvia

Current Positions

Baiba Jansone is an Associate Professor at the University of Latvia in the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, Riga, Latvia.She is also the President, Latvian Society of Pharmacology, an...

Professor Bato Korac

Working group 1 & 2
Institute for Biological Research
  • Serbia

Bato Korac is an Associate Professor of Physiology, Pathophysiology and Redox Biology at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Biology.

His research interest focuses on free radicals and antioxidants in...

Professor Colin Selman

Working group 3
University of Glasgow
  • United Kingdom

Colin Selman studied for a BSc Zoology (2:1) at the University of Glasgow from 1990-1994. From 1994-1998 he earned a PhD Ecophysiology at the University of Durham. This was followed by post-doctoral researcher positions at...

Professor Dinko Mitrecic

Dinko Mitrečić
Working group 4
School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
  • Croatia

Dinko Mitrečić graduated from the Zagreb University School of Medicine in 2000 and obtained PhD degree in the field Biomedicine in 2006. He has transferred technology of neural stem cells...

Professor Fatima Bosch

Fatima Bosch
Working group 3
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Center of Animal Biotechnology and Gene Therapy (CBATEG)
  • Spain

Fatima Bosch is currently Full Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Director of the Center of Animal Biotechnology and Gene Therapy at the Universitat Autònoma Barcelona.

She is a...

Professor Heinz Redl

Working group 4
Ludwig Boltzman Institute for Experimental and Clinical Traumatology
  • Austria

Prof. Heinz Redl is director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Experimental and Clinical Traumatology within the main trauma research 
center of AUVA representing 7 trauma and 4 rehabilitation centers, coordinator...

Professor Isabel Varela-Nieto

Professor Isabel Varela-Nieto
Working group 2 & 3
Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red Enfermedades Raras (CIBERER)
  • Spain

Prof. Isabel Varela-Nieto, PhD in Biochemistry from the “Universidad Complutense de Madrid”, is a researcher at CIBERER and Research Professor at the Institute for Biomedical Research "Alberto Sols", where she...

Professor Linda Patridge

Working group 2
Max Plank Institute for Biology of Ageing
  • Germany

Professor Linda Patridge is Honorary Professor at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the University of Cologne, Germany, Founding Director, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne,...

Professor Marina Lynch

Working group 2 & 3
Trinity College Dublin
  • Ireland

Marina Lynch received her PhD in 1980 from Trinity College Dublin Ireland.  She undertook her post-doctoral training in Kings College, London (1981-1983) and in the National Institute of Medical Research,...

Professor Moustapha Kassem

Working group 1
University of Southern Denmark
  • Denmark

Dr. Moustapha Kassem is professor of Endocrinology and Director of Molecular Endocrinology Laboratory, at the University of Southern Denmark. In November 1983 Moustapha gained his MBBCh. from Kasr-Al-Aini Medical School, University of Cairo,...

Professor Osborne Almeida

Working group 2
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry
  • Germany

Osborne Almeida (Group Leader, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich) studied comparative physiology at the University of London and obtained a PhD in reproductive biology from the University of Edinburgh....

Professor Ralph Müller

Ralph Müller is professor of biomechanics at ETH Zurich
Vice Action Chair, Working group 4
ETH Zurich
  • Switzerland

Ralph Müller is a Professor of Biomechanics and the Head of the Department of Health Sciences and Technology at ETH Zurich. He received his doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering from...

Professor Robert Zorec

Professor Robert Zorec
Working group 1
University of Ljubljana
  • Slovenia

Robert Zorec is Professor of Pathophysiology at the University of Ljubljana, Medical Faculty, a Full Member of Academia Europaea (London) and Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (cont. of Academia...

Professor Ruta Navakauskiene

Working group 1
Institute of Biochemistry, Vilnius University
  • Lithuania

Ruta Navakauskiene is Professor in Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Head of Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Institute of Biochemistry Vilnius University.

Much attention in the Molecular Cell Biology department is focused...

Professor Zsolt Liposits

Working group 2
Institute of Experimental Medicine
  • Hungary

Professor Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Information Technology and Bionics, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest

Department Head Department of Endocrine Neurobiology, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest...