Renewal instances of the ELA Foundation



Written on Friday 31 August 2012

The three-year term of the members of the Scientific Council of the Steering Committee and the Executive had expired, the Supervisory Board has renewed these bodies at its meeting of May 3, 2012 in Paris.

Scientific Council

The Supervisory Board has appointed Professor Charles ffrench-Constant, Professor of Neurology at the Medical Research Center for Multiple Sclerosis at the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom, as Chairman of the Scientific Council and the following experts as members of the Board scientific

 

 

 

 

 

Membre

Laboratoire

Dr Francesca Aloisi

Unit Inflammation and demyelinating diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy

Pr Patrick AUBOURG

 Bicêtre Hospital, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France

Dr Anne BARON-van EVERCOOREN

 ICM Research Center, CHU Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France

Pr Enrico BERTINI

Unit Neurodegenerative Diseases and Muscle, Ospedale Bambino Gesu, Rome, Italy

Pr Raul ESTEVEZ

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physiological Sciences II, University of Barcelona, Spain

Pr Robin FRANKLIN

Department of Veterinary Medicine, Centre for Brain Repair, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Pr Volkmar GIESELMANN

Institute for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhems University, Bonn, Germany

Pr Wolfgang KOHLER

Hospital Hubertusburg Saxony, Wermsdorf, Germany

Pr Alfried KOLHSCHUTLER

Children’s Hospital, Medical University Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany

Pr Jean-Louis MANDEL

Institut de Génétique et Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire, Strasbourg, France

Dr David Rowitch

Division of Neonatology, University of California San Francisco, California, USA

Dr Frédéric Sedel

CHU Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France

Dr Adrian Thrasher

Wolfson Centre for Gene Therapy and Childhood Illness, United Kingdom

Pr Jacqueline TROTTER

Department of Biology, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany

Pr Ronald WANDERS

Laboratory for Genetic Metabolic Diseases, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Steering Committee
Alongside Guy ALBA (Vice-President of the Supervisory Board), Olivier COUTRIX (Chairman of the Supervisory Board) and Philippe FAVEAUX (Chairman of the Board), the Supervisory Board appointed as members of the Steering Committee of the Foundation:

  • Professor Djamel CHELLY, Team Genetics and pathophysiology of neurodevelopmental and neuromuscular diseases, Institut Cochin, Paris, France
  • Dr. François FEILLET, Reference Centre Hereditary Diseases of Metabolism, Children’s Hospital of Brabois CHU, Nancy, France
  • Jacqueline LECOURTIER, former Director General of the National Agency for Research, Paris, France


Directory
The Supervisory Board has renewed Philippe Faveaux as Chairman of the Board and as a member of Christian Gex Board.

Since January 2012, Dr. Jean-François Dhainaut, President of the High Council of Biotechnologies and former president of the Agency for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education, provides business advice to the Executive Board as Consultant Strategy & Research.

Flow chart of the foundation