Conference Chairpersons

Maria-Domenica Cappellini
Milan, Italy
University of Milan
IRCCS Ca’Granda Foundation Maggiore Policlinico Hospital

Bio

Stuart Orkin

Boston, USA

Harvard Medical School
and
Boston Children’s Hospital

Bio

Valeria Santini

Florence, Italy
Università degli Studi di Firenze

Bio

Faculty

Alessandra Balduini
Pavia, Italy
University of Pavia

Bio

Rafael Bejar
La Jolla, USA
Moores Cancer Center, University of California

Lionel Blanc
New York, USA
The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research
Institute of Molecular Medicine

Bio

Emery Bresnick
Madison, USA
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research

Clara Camaschella
Milan, Italy
Università Vita e Salute
IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele

Bio

Maria-Domenica Cappellini
Milan, Italy
University of Milan
IRCCS Ca’Granda Foundation Maggiore Policlinico Hospital

Bio

Jean-Laurent Casanova
New York, USA
The Rockefeller University

Marina Cavazzana
Paris, France
Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades

Lydie Da Costa
Paris, France
CHU Hôpital Robert Debré
Université Paris

Lucia De Francheschi
Verona, Italy
University of Verona, Policlinico GB Rossi

Bio

Maria Díez Campelo
Salamanca, Spain
Universidad de Salamanca

Bio

Alexander Drakesmith
Oxford, UK
University of Oxford

Bio

Pierre Fenaux
Paris, France
St-Louis Hospital

Bio

Mark Fleming
Boston, USA
Boston Children’s Hospital

Bio

Michaela Fontenay
Paris, France
Institut Cochin – Université Paris Descartes

Bio

Tomas Ganz
Los Angeles, USA
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Bio

Mehrdad Ghashghaeinia
Tübingen, Germany
Universität Tübingen

Oliver Hermine
Paris, France
Hopital Necker-Enfants Malades

Douglas Higgs
Oxford, UK

University of Oxford
John Radcliffe Hospital

Bio

Achille Iolascon

Naples, Italy

University of Naples Federico II

Bio

Jonathan Irish

Nashville, USA

Vanderbilt University

Shahram Kordasti

London, UK

King’s College London

Bio

Giancarlo Liumbruno
Roma, Italy
National Institute of Health

Bio

Arsene Mekinian
Paris, France
Saint-Antoine Hospital

Irene Motta
Milan, Italy
IRCCS Fondazione Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico
and
Università degli Studi di Milano

Martina Muckenthaler

Heidelberg, Germany

European Molecular Biology Laboratory and University of Heidelberg

Bio

Mohandas Narla
New York, USA
New York Blood Center

Stuart Orkin

Boston, USA

Harvard Medical School
and
Boston Children’s Hospital

Bio

Antonio Piga

Turin, Italy

University of Turin

Bio

Uwe Platzbecker

Leipzig, Germany

Leipzig University Hospital

Bio

John Porter
London, UK
University College London and UCL

Graça Porto
Porto, Portugal
University of Porto

Bio

Marc H.G.P. Raaijmakers

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Erasmus MC Cancer Institute

Bio

Roberta Russo

Naples, Italy

Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II

Bio

Vijay Sankaran

Boston, USA

Boston Children’s Hospital

Bio

Valeria Santini

Florence, Italy
AOU-Careggi University Hospital
and
Università degli Studi di Firenze

Bio

Jonas Schulte-Schrepping
Bonn, Germany
University of Bonn

Bio

Akiko Shimamura
Boston, USA
Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center
Harvard Medical School

Bio

Laura Silvestri
Milan, Italy
UniSR – San Raffaele Scientific Institute

Bio

Eric Solary
Paris, France
Institut de Cancérologie Gustave Roussy

Bio

Ali Taher
Beirut, Libanon
American University of Beirut Medical Center

Bio

Emanuela Tolosano
Turin, Italy
Molecular Biotechnology Center
University of Torino

Bio

Vip Viprakasit
Bangkok, Thailand
Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital
Mahidol University

Bio

Mitchell Weiss
Memphis, USA
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital