Our board

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Gian Maria Greco

Chair

I am a tenure-track Senior Researcher at the University of Macerata (Italy). My research focuses on the theoretical foundation and practical applications of access and accessibility studies, with…

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Corinne Portioli

Vice Chair

Corinne, after an MSCA-Global Fellowship (GF) between the US and Italy, is currently an MSCA-COFUND researcher at the Italian Institute of Technology in Genoa. She is investigating new drug delivery…

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Joaquin Capablo

Vice Chair

Joaquin is from Zaragoza, Spain, where he studied Chemical Engineering. After a PhD in Fluid Mechanics, he did a postdoctoral period in Italy as researcher in a MSCA-IAPP project (Green Kitchen) with…

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Pavlo Bazilinskyy

Treasurer

I am currently working as an assistant professort in the Future Everyday group at the department of Industrial Design of TU Eindhoven. My focus is on Human Factors of communication between…

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Maria Magdalena Razalan

Secretary

Maria Magdalena is a biotechnology researcher working as a grants manager at the Academy of Medical Sciences in the UK, where she manages a portfolio of funding schemes for clinical researchers. In…

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Irene Castellano Pellicena

Ordinary Member

Biomedical researcher working in the funding agency sector in Ireland.  Enthusiastic about collaborative, inclusive and innovative research.

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Ornela Bardhi

Ordinary Member

Dr. Ornela Bardhi is a senior research scientist at Success Clinic transforming Real World Data (registries, EHRs, surveys, etc.) to Real World Evidence from the Nordic countries. Previously she was…

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Farah Islam

Ordinary Member

Farah Islam completed a BA in Psychology from McGill University (2016) and a MSc in Public Health from the Université de Montréal in (2018) (Montréal, Canada). In 2019, she obtained a Marie…

Current Ordinary Board Member

Virginia Helena Albarracin

Ordinary Member

I am a molecular microbiologist, Independent Researcher in CONICET and a professor at the National University of Tucuman, Argentina. I worked in several countries abroad: the USA, Israel, and Germany…

Maria Romano

Maria Romano

Ordinary Member

Maria Romano is Biotechnologist and Researcher at the Italian National Research Council (IBB-CNR) in Naples. Her research activity focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms of infectious…

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Hakim Ferria

Ordinary Member

Hakim is a European Affairs Manager at INSAVALOR in France, with expertise in research and project management. He is a co-founder of the pan-European network of MSCA Project Managers, currently known…

OUR WORKING GROUPS

Bridging Science and Business

173 MEMBERS

CHAIR: MURAT GUNES

Career Development

181 MEMBERS

CHAIR: PRAVEEN KUMAR

Communication

168 MEMBERS

CHAIR: ASHISH AVASTHI

Genders, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion - GEDI

47 MEMBERS

CHAIR: MAGDALINI THEODORIDOU

Information and Data Access

12 MEMBERS

CHAIR: GIAN MARIA GRECO

Management

45 MEMBERS

CHAIR: FERNANDA BAJANCA

Policy

68 MEMBERS

CHAIR: DUREEN SAMANDAR EWEIS

Research Funding

74 MEMBERS

CHAIR: ASHWANI KUMAR TIWARI

Research Management Working Group

131 MEMBERS

CHAIR: JONAS KREBS

Surveys

9 MEMBERS

CHAIR: STEFAN MOL

OUR 36 CHAPTERS

The MCAA has promoted the creation of Chapters in different geographic regions as a way of facilitating communication with its members and engaging them in the development of the Association. MCAA Chapters:

  • Encourage local networking and establish mutually-beneficial relationships between the MCAA and its alumni within a defined geographic zone;
  • Initiate activities that add value to the Alumni network and input to the general body;
  • Recruit, attract, support and facilitate connections between MC fellows and alumni;
  • Sponsor and support activities that will enhance the image of MCAA.
  • Join a chapter in the region you live in.

If there is not a chapter in your area, what about starting one?

There are also several ‘Regional Groups’ that are not ‘official’ MCAA Chapters, but which provide similar local networking opportunities; these can be found in the ‘General Interest’ category under the ‘Groups’ tab in the top navigation menu.

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Africa Chapter

143 MEMBERS

CHAIR: PRECIOUS EKWERE

Andean-Caribbean Chapter

62 MEMBERS

CHAIR: SERGIO ANDRéS MANRIQUE GARZóN

Argentina Chapter

87 MEMBERS

CHAIR: VIRGINIA HELENA ALBARRACIN

Austria Chapter (MCA3C)

116 MEMBERS

CHAIR: JAMES JENNINGS

Baltic States Chapter

34 MEMBERS

CHAIR: INGA ZAITSEVA-PäRNASTE

Benelux Chapter

518 MEMBERS

CHAIR: PIETER VERSTRAETE

Brazil Chapter

177 MEMBERS

CHAIR: JOCHEN JUNKER

Bulgaria Chapter

74 MEMBERS

CHAIR: ANIFE AHMEDOVA

Chile Chapter

17 MEMBERS

CHAIR: ALEJANDRO TAPIA PIZARRO

China Chapter

163 MEMBERS

CHAIR: ZHENGTAO AI

Croatia Chapter

87 MEMBERS

CHAIR: TOMISLAV STOJANOV

Cyprus chapter

34 MEMBERS

CHAIR: GEORGIA SOURSOU

Czechia Chapter

59 MEMBERS

CHAIR: JULIE KOVářOVá

Denmark Chapter

267 MEMBERS

CHAIR: JULIA CHIOSSI

France Chapter

344 MEMBERS

CHAIR: GIULIA RIZZO

Germany Chapter

764 MEMBERS

CHAIR: EHSANUL ALAM

Greece Chapter

153 MEMBERS

CHAIR: THEODOROS PAVLOUDIS

Hungary Chapter

82 MEMBERS

CHAIR: BéLA FISER

India Chapter

392 MEMBERS

CHAIR: VISHWAS LAKKUNDI

Ireland Chapter

285 MEMBERS

CHAIR: HOUDA BRIWA

Italy Chapter

476 MEMBERS

CHAIR: RICCARDO BIONDI

Japan Chapter

8 MEMBERS

CHAIR: EUGENIO OTAL

Mexico Chapter

43 MEMBERS

CHAIR: DANIEL RIOS

Middle East Chapter

29 MEMBERS

CHAIR: AMANI ALAWAMLEH

North America Chapter

310 MEMBERS

CHAIR: IRYNA MYKHAILOVA

Norway Chapter

76 MEMBERS

CHAIR: SHUBHAM JAIN

Poland Chapter

152 MEMBERS

CHAIR: MICHAEL NONES

Romania Chapter

59 MEMBERS

CHAIR: ROXANA RADU

Russia Chapter

40 MEMBERS

CHAIR: OLGA BOYTSOVA

Southeast Asia Chapter

119 MEMBERS

CHAIR: VLADIMER KOBAYASHI

Spain-Portugal Chapter

686 MEMBERS

CHAIR: NELSON GARCIA POLANCO

Sweden Chapter

84 MEMBERS

CHAIR: ZHIHAN LYU

Switzerland Chapter

143 MEMBERS

CHAIR: THEODOTA LAGOURI

Turkey Chapter

102 MEMBERS

CHAIR: EBRU AYDIN GOL

United Kingdom Chapter

772 MEMBERS

CHAIR: QUENTIN LOISEL

Western Balkans Chapter

112 MEMBERS

CHAIR: NIKOLA SKORO

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