Speakers

Asa Abeliovotch
Columbia University Medical Center, USA
Hans Aerts
Leiden University, The Netherlands
Professor of Medical biochemistry Leiden Institute of Chemistry, LIC/Chemical Biology Leiden, The Netherlands Prof. Hans Aerts is chair of the… READ MORE
Gheona Altarescu

Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Israel

Gheona Altarescu obtained her magna cum laude diploma in Medicine at the Jassy University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania. She… READ MORE
Nadia Belmatoug

APHP Beaujon Hospital, France

Carlo Brugnara
Boston Children's Hospital, USA
Huma Cheema

Children Hospital & Institute of Child Health, Pakistan

Tanya Collin-Histed
International Gaucher Alliance (IGA), UK
Tanya Collin-Histed became involved in the Gaucher world in 1996 when her daughter Maddie was diagnosed with Type 3 Gaucher… READ MORE
Tahira Devji
McMaster University, Canada
Aimee Donald

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Robin Ely
Center for Integrative Medicine, USA
Education: MD Georgetown University, Washington DC 1977 Family Medicine residency, Prince Georges Medical Center 1981, Maryland Director Center for Integrative… READ MORE
Yasmeen Abu Fraiha

Genesis for Community Health, Israel

Dr. Yasmeen Abu-Fraiha is a resident in internal medicine, and the CEO of RODAINA, an NGO she founded that aims… READ MORE
Arme Hendriksz
FYMCA Medical LTD, South Africa
Mia Horowitz

Tel Aviv University, Israel

Mia Horowitz graduated from the department of Genetics, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot Israel, in 1980. Following a two and… READ MORE
Derralynn Hughes

Royal Free Hospital and University College, UK

Prof.  Derralynn Hughes is Clinical Director of Research and Innovation at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, Professor of… READ MORE
Emil Kakkis
Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, USA
Dr. Kakkis is best known for his work developing novel treatments for rare diseases and working on policy issues affecting… READ MORE
Aneal Khan
Alberta Children's Hospital, Canada
Christina Lampe

University of Giessen, Center for Rare Diseases, Germany

Christina Lampe is Director of the Centre for Rare Diseases of the Department of Child Neurology, Epileptology and Social medicine,… READ MORE
Atul Mehta
University College London, UK
Atul trained in Medicine at Cambridge University and Kings College London; did postgraduate training at Imperial London (Hammersmith Hospital) and… READ MORE
Uma Ramaswamy
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Uma Ramaswami is a Consultant in Inherited Metabolic Disorders based at the Lysosomal Disorders Unit (LSDU) at the Royal Free… READ MORE
Shoshana Revel-Vilk
Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Israel
Arndt Rolfs

Centogene, Germany

Arndt Rolfs, MD, Professor for Neurology and Psychiatry, is appointed CEO and founder of Centogene AG, and Director of the… READ MORE
Liora Sagi
Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel
Maurizio Scarpa

University Hospital Udine, Italy

Ida Schwartz
Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Brazil
Prof. Ida Vanessa Doederlein Schwartz, MD, PhD Dep. Genetics, UFRGS and Med Genet Serv, HCPA, Porto Alegre, Brazil Graduated in… READ MORE
Ellen Sidransky
National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA
Jeff Szer

The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia

Jeff Szer was the foundation Professor/Director of the Department of Clinical Haematology at Royal Melbourne Hospital. He leads the non-malignant… READ MORE
Tinatin Tkemaladze
Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics, Tbilisi State Medical University, Georgia
Prof. Tinatin Tkemaladze is the head of the Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics at Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU),… READ MORE
Bryan Winchester
UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
Bryan Winchester is an Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, University College… READ MORE
Ari Zimran, Congress Chair

The Gaucher Unit, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Professor Ari Zimran was the founder and director of the Gaucher Unit at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem from… READ MORE