Invited Speakers

Gheona Altarescu

Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Gheona Altarescu obtained her magna cum laude diploma in Medicine at the Jassy University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania. She… READ MORE
Cinzia Bellettato
University Hospital Udine, Italy
Cinzia Maria Bellettato is a highly accomplished researcher and project manager in the field of rare diseases. She obtained her… READ MORE
Anthony Chan
McMaster Children's Hospital, Canada
Dr. Chan is a Professor of Pediatrics at McMaster University and Chair of Pediatric Thrombosis and Hemostasis at McMaster Children’s… READ MORE
Huma Arshad Cheema

The Children’s Hospital & Institute of Child Health Lahore, Pakistan

Qualifications: MBBS (Pb) 1984 with high honors & Dr Rahim Khan Gold Medal from University of Punjab Lahore MRCP UK… READ MORE
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
John Collinge
University College London, UK
John Collinge is Professor of Neurology and Head of the Department of Neurodegenerative Disease at the UCL Institute of Neurology,… READ MORE
Andrea Dardis
University of Udine, Italy
Dr. Andrea Dardis obtained a MS degree in Biochemistry and then a PhD in Molecular Biology at the University of… READ MORE
Henriette Farkas
Semmelweis University, Hungary
Prof. Henriette Farkas MD, PhD, DSc Henriette Farkas is Professor of Allergology and Clinical Immunology at Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary,… READ MORE
Sharon Hassin-Baer
Sheba Medical Center, Israel
A neurologist and Movement Disorders (MD) specialist, the director of one of the largest MD centers in the Middle East,… READ MORE
Avner Hershlag
Stony Brook University, NY, USA
Dr. Hershlag is a Reproductive Endocrinologist and Professor of Obsterics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine at Stony Brook University Rennaisance School… READ MORE
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… READ MORE
Derralynn Hughes

Royal Free Hospital and University College London, UK

Prof. Derralynn Hughes is Professor of Experimental Haematology at the University College London, Director of Clinical Pathway Groups and Clinical… READ MORE
Majdolen Istaiti
Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Israel
Joleen completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Tel-Aviv University, Israel June 2017. In February 2018 she joined the Gaucher Unit… READ MORE
Beom Hee Lee

Asan Medical Center Children's Hospital, South Korea

Dr Beom Hee Lee is a Professor at the Department of Pediatrics of Medical Genetics Center at Asan Medical Center… READ MORE
Michele Matarazzo

HM CINAC | Integrated Neuroscience Centre, Spain

Michele Matarazzo is a neurologist and clinical researcher, specializing in Parkinson’s disease and related neurodegenerative disorders. He cconducts in-depth research… READ MORE
Omer Or
Hadassah Medical Centers, Israel
Dr. Or is an Orthopedic Oncology surgeon and a Bone Biology specialist. He completed his residency program at the Hebrew… READ MORE
José Elías García Ortiz
Centro Medico Nacional Occidente, Mexico
Senior researcher and laboratory chief at Centro de Investigación Biomédica de Occidente, Guadalajara, MX and member of the Expert Board… READ MORE
Luísa Pereira
CUF Tejo Hospital, Portugal
Internal Medicine Consultant with competence in Palliative Medicine by the Portuguese Medical Association Post Graduated in Palliative Care – Lisbon… READ MORE
Shoshana Revel-Vilk

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

Shoshana (Shoshi) Revel-Vilk is a Pediatric Hematology/Oncology specialist and the Director of the Gaucher Unit at Shaare Zedek Medical Centre… READ MORE
Ariel Rokach

Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Attending physician- internal medicine and adult pulmonology. Head of the respiratory aid unit, Shaare Zedek Medical Center. Head of the… READ MORE
Arndt Rolfs
University Rostock, Germany
Elena-Emanuela Rusu

Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania

Elena-Emanuela Rusu MD, PhD is Assistant Professor of Nephrology, “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest and consultant in… READ MORE
Asaf Shiloni
Asaf Shiloni is a computer science and psychology graduate with an MSc in Artificial Intelligence. His work spans the fields… READ MORE
Volha Skrahina
Volha has started her career during her Bachelor’s thesis at the Republican Theoretical and Practical Center – ‘Mother and Child’… READ MORE
Per Svenningsson

Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Per Svenningsson is a physician-researcher. His research interests include idiopathic Parkinson´s disease, GBA-Parkinson’s disease, atypical parkinsonism and rare movement disorders… READ MORE
Tinatin Tkemaladze
Tbilisi State Medical University, Georgia
Prof. Tinatin (Tika) Tkemaladze is the head of the Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics at Tbilisi State Medical University… READ MORE
Heleen van Ommen

Erasmus MC Sophia Children's Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Heleen van Ommen, MD, PhD is associate professor of pediatric hematology and head of the department of pediatric hematology &… READ MORE
Simon Waddington
University College London, UK
Simon Waddington is Professor of Gene Therapy at University College London. He and his colleagues devote their efforts to translational… READ MORE
Annamária Ditta Zobor
Semmelweis University, Hungary
Ditta Zobor MD, PhD, FEBO is a specialist in ophthalmology and genetic counsellor. She has been working in the field… READ MORE