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Angela Brand

Institute for Public Health Genomics, Maastricht University, The Netherlands

Presentation topic: Personalised Healthcare – what and how to translate?


Prof. Angela Brand, MD PhD MPH (USA) is Founding Director and Full Professor of the Institute for Public Health Genomics (IPHG) at the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences at Maastricht University, the Netherlands, as well as Dr. T.M.Pai Endowed Chair on Public Health Genomics and Adjunct Professor at the Manipal Life Sciences Centre of Manipal University, India. She is Director of the European Centre for Public Health Genomics (ECPHG), Coordinator of the Public Health Genomics European Network (PHGEN, www.phgen.eu), Full Partner of the EU Flagship Pilot Project IT Future of Medicine (ITFoM, www.itfom.eu), President of the Section Public Health Genomics within the European Public Health Association (EUPHA), Edtor-in-Chief of the international journal Public Health Genomics, Excecutive Director of the Public Health Genomics international network GRaPH-Int, Associated Member of the international consortium Public Population Project in Genomics (P3G) on biobanking, Advisory Board Member of the EU Innovation Medicine Initiative (IMI) project OncoTrack (www.oncotrack.eu), Steering Committee Member of the “Forward Look on Personalized Medicine” of the European Science Foundation and the European Alliance for Personalised Medicinea (EAPM), and Scientific Consultation Group Member of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). She serves as Expert for the European Agency for Reconstruction, the OECD, WHO, the European Commission, the Netherlands Genomics Initiative (NGI), the German Robert Koch-Institut (RKI), Genome Canada, the European Science Foundation among others. She collaborates for several years also with industry partners mainly in the field of Pharmacogenomics such as with Roche, Pfizer, Novartis, MSD or Bayer HealthCare. She is Fellow of the Rockefeller Foundation, USA, and of the 21st Century Trust of the Wellcome Trust, UK.