Joint 3R Symposium

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Speakers of the Joint 3R Symposium

Prof. Yoni Baert

Assistant Professor-Postdoctoral Researcher at Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Eva Blondeel
UGent, BE

FWO aspirant PhD student, Laboratory of Experimental Cancer Research (LECR), Ghent, Belgium

Prof. Albert Braeuning

Professor for Toxicology (Apl.-Prof.) at the Charité University Hospital, Berlin, Germany

Prof. Ira Espuny Camacho

Ira Espuny Camacho is an Associate Professor working on hPSC-derived brain organoid models to understand brain disease at the University of Liège, Belgium

Maude Everaert
RE-Place, BE

In May 2022, Maude started to work as a scientist on the RE-Place project. This project aims to collect all available Belgian expertise on alternative to animal testing in one central database.

Prof. Sónia Fraga

Sónia Fraga is Researcher of the Department of Environmental Health at the Portuguese National Institute of Health, Portugal

Prof. Ellen Fritsche
University of Düsseldorf, DE

Ellen Fritsche is PI at the IUF – Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine and appointed University Professor for Environmental Toxicology at the Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf, Germany

Dr. Annalisa Gastaldello
European Commission, EU

Project Officer working on non-animal based-approaches in biomedical research at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission in Ispra, Italy

Dr. Eliška Kuchovska
University of Düsseldorf (DE)

Eliska Kuchovska graduated with a double Ph.D. degree in environmental health sciences focusing on the developmental toxicity towards aquatic non-target organisms

Dr. Bella B Manshian
KU Leuven, BE

Dr. Bella B Manshian works on translational nanomedicine using advanced 3D precision cut tissue models and engineered nanoformulations for drug delivery at the University of Leuven, Belgium

Birgit Mertens
Sciensano, BE

Birgit Mertens obtained her Master’s in Pharmaceutical Sciences and PhD in Neuropharmacology from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium. She joined Sciensano in 2010 and is currently a senior toxicologist and team leader of the Risk and Health Impact Assessment service.

Dr. Oddvar Myhre
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, NO

Dr Oddvar Myhre is scientific advisor for scientific bodies like the Norwegian Environment Agency and the European Chemical Agency

Dr. Thomas Rawlings
University of Warwick, UK

Thomas Rawlings is a Post Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Warwick, UK

Prof. Karen Sermon
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, BE

Prof. Karen Sermon is appointed coordinator of the ESTEEM study by ESHRE. She is also the chair-elect of ESHRE, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Dr. Ursula Smole
UGent, BE

Ursula Smole is a postdoctoral researcher based at the Inflammation Research Centre of the Flemish Institute of Biotechnology in Gent, Belgium

Prof. Terje Svingen
Technical University Denmark, DK

Terje Svingen is Head of Research group for Molecular & Reproductive Toxicology at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark

Prof. Emmeric Tanghe
UGent, BE

Professor in medical applications of electromagnetic fields in and around the human body at Ghent University, Belgium

Mieke Van Mulders
RE-Place, BE

Since 2017, Mieke is fully dedicated to the RE-Place project, a joint research collaboration between the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Sciensano. She has been responsible for the development of the RE-Place platform and currently works on its further optimization.

Prof. Fred Vermolen
UHasselt, BE

Professor in Computational Mathematics, University of Hasselt, Belgium

Prof. Barbara Viviani

Barbara Viviani is Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Sponsors of the Joint 3R Symposium