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The congress' contributors

The congress' Contributors

Toni Andreu

Toni Andreu is an M.D., Ph.D. specialised in genetics and genomics of rare diseases. He has been working in the field of neuromuscular disorders from a clear translational perspective, from basic science to the development of cell and animal models and clinical research. During his career he has published over 180 scientific papers, numerous book chapters and supervised several PhD programmes.

After working at Columbia University in New York (USA) on mitochondrial disorders from 1998 to 2001, he moved to Barcelona (Spain) to create the Neuromuscular Lab at the Vall d’Hebron Research Institute where he became Director of the Neurosciences Research Programme and later CEO of the University Hospital of Bellvitge, one of the largest health care institutions in Spain.

He has also been extremely active in the field of policy-making and has held positions as the Director of the Spanish National Institute of Health Carlos III as well as the Director General for Research and Innovation at the Catalan Ministry of Health. Toni is the current Scientific Director of EATRIS, the European Infrastructure for Translational Medicine, a position he has held since 2018.

Master of Ceremonies


Learn more about Ana Toledo-Chávarri

Ana Toledo-Chávarri

Coordinator of the Patient Involvement Strategy, Spanish Network of Agencies for Assessing National Health System Technologies and Performance- RedETS

Ana Toledo-Chávarri

Advisory Board Members

Programme Committee Members

Patients included

We are proud to announce that EPF Congress 2021 is Patients Included™. This means that EPF is committed to incorporating the experience of patients as experts in living with their condition while ensuring they were neither excluded nor exploited.

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