More than 300 scientists from all European countries were interested in our project and were informed on the kick-off confrerence in Brussels and will be invited to the final conference in Brussels in July 2015.
More than 80 attended the kick-off conference. We offer here a list of those who were actively involved in organizing the congress and its sessions.


Expert Name Affiliation Coun­try

Dr. Maurizio Gallieni

Nephrology and Dialysis Unit—Ospedale San Carlo Borromeo, Milan, Italy

IT

Dr. Matteo Garcovich

Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic Univ. of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy

IT

Prof. Piet P.M.M. Geusens

Biomedical Research Institute, University Hasselt, Belgium

BE

Prof. Alexandra Kautzky-Willer

Universitätsklinik für Innere Medizin III, Vienna, Austria

AT

Dr. Ivonne Mitar

Pfizer Pharma GmbH, Germany

DE

Prof. Maria Grazia Modena

Univ. Hospital of Modena, Dpt of Adult and Pediatrics Diseases, Italy

IT

Prof. Karen Nieber

University of Leipzig, Germany

DE

Prof. Dirkje Postma

University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands

NL

Prof. Karin Schenck-Gustafsson

Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

SE

Prof. Flavia Franconi

Università di Sassari, Italy

IT

Dr. Hanna Tinel

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Germany

DE

Prof. Jose M. Ordovas, PhD

Tufts University, Jean Mayer USDA HNRCA, USA

US

Prof. Margarethe Hochleitner

Women's Health Center, Univ. Hospital of Innsbruck, Austria

AT

Prof. Peter Makara

National Institute for Health Development, Hungary

HU

Dr. Petra Verdonk

Free University Medical Centre (VuMC), The Netherlands

NL

Prof. Alan White

Centre for Men's Health, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

UK

Dr. rer. soc. Reinhard Winter

German Network Men’s Health & SOWIT GbR, Germany

DE

Prof. Angela Maas

Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

NL

Prof. Elisabeth Zemp-Stutz

University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

CH

Prof. Giuseppe Rosano

IRCCS San Raffaele Rome, Italy

IT

Dr. Rachel Iredale

Cancer Genetic Service for Wales, Faculty of Health, Sport and Science University of Glamorgan, UK

UK

Prof. Junko Kurokawa

Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan

JP

Prof. Walter Malorni

Istituto Superiore di Sanità Rome, Italy

IT

Prof. Virginia Miller

Mayo Clinic Rochester, US

US

Honorary Prof. Karen Ritchie, PhD

Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, French National Institute of Medical Research (INSERM), France

FR

Prof. Yehuda Shoenfeld

Sheba Medical Center
(Affiliated to Tel-Aviv University), Israel

IL

Dr. Roman A. Siddiqui

Leibniz-Institute for Primate Research Goettingen, Germany

DE

Prof. Renée Ventura Clapier

U-769 INSERM Universite Paris-Sud, Faculte de Pharmacie, France

FR

Dr. Janine Clayton

Office of Research on Women’s Health (NIH), US

US

Dr. Emmanuel O. Fadiran, R. Ph., Ph.D.

Office of Women’s Health, FDA, US

US

Prof. Marek Glezerman

Rabin Medical Center, Israel

IL

Dr. Joy Johnson

Institute for Gender & Health (IGH), Canada

CA

Dr. Aivita Putnina, PhD

University of Latvia, Latvia

LV

Dr. M Merce Rovira Regas

Faculty of Informatics and Mathematics, Girona University, Spain

ES

Prof. Londa Schiebinger

Stanford University, US

US

Prof. Karen Sliwa

University of Cape Town and University of Johannesburg, South Africa

ZA

Dr. Marco Stramba Badiale

European Cardiology Association , Italy

IT

Prof. Geert de Vries

Organization for the Study of  Sex Differences (OSSD), US

US