Mentees 2021

Dr Aurea Martins-Bach is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Oxford (United Kingdom), where she leads the preclinical imaging research in the Physics Group at the Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging (WIN).

Aurea’s mid-career mentors are Drs A. Atema  (The Netherlands) and Prof. M. Rüegg (Switzerland).

Dr Paloma Gonzalez-Perez is an adult neuromuscular neurologist who directs the Myopathy Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, United States.

Paloma’s mid-career mentors are Prof. U. Schara-Schmidt (Germany) and Prof. B. Smeets (The Netherlands).

Dr Rosella Avagliano Trezza is a basic and translational researcher, currently a post-doc at the Maastricht University Medical Centre in The Netherlands.

Rossella’s mid-career mentors are Prof. A. Aartsma-Rus (The Netherlands) and Dr S. Tromp (The Netherlands).

Dr Nicole Voet is a rehabilitation physician and senior researcher at the Outpatient Clinic for NMD of the Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, and rehabilitation center Klimmendaal, Arnhem, The Netherlands.

Nicole’s mid-career mentors are Prof. H. Lochmüller (Canada) and Dr A. Urtizberea (France).

Mentees 2022

Dr Laure Gallay is a MD, PhD specialised in clinical immunology and rare diseases, she is currently performing a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Geneva (Switzerland), carrying out  investigations on the involvement of muscle stem cells in the pathogenesis of inflammatory myopathies.

Laure’s mid-career mentors are Dr C. Wallgren-Pettersson (Finland) and Dr A. Mammen (United States).

Dr  Mert Karakaya is a pediatrician, currently in the final year of his residency in Human Genetics at the Institute of Human Genetics, University of Cologne (Germany).

Mert’s mid-career mentors are Prof. C. Bönnemann (United States) and Prof. M. Vainzof (Brasil).

Dr Eric Voorn is working as a senior researcher at the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of the Amsterdam University Medical Center in The Netherlands.

Eric’s mid-career mentors are Prof. V. Straub (United Kingdom) and Prof. A. Oldfors (Sweden).

To read more about our mentees, download the mentee-leaflet here:

ENMC A4 leaflet lijst mentees december 2022