European Association of Systems Medicine

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Board Members

Charles Auffray, PhD


Expertise area:
Systems medicine, Systems biology, Cancer, Respiratory diseases, Infectious diseases Functional genomics, Bioinformatics, Computational biology, Modelling, Transcriptomics

Affiliation & Role:

President and Founding Director
European Institute for Systems Biology & Medicine, Lyon, France

Prof. Timothy R.D.J. Radstake, MD, PhD

Vice Chairman

Expertise area:
KW, Systems Medicine, Dendritic cells, Rheumatology, cytokines, chemokines, systemic sclerosis, Sjogrens syndrome, multi-omics

Affiliation & Role:
Rheumatologist & Professor of Translational Immunology
Director of the Utrecht Infection and Immunology FOCIS center of excellence
University Medical Center Utrecht
The Netherlands

  • Vice Chair of The European Association of Systems Medicine
  • Director of the European Society of Preventive Medicine

David Supple


Expertise area:
Data privacy and information security, GDPR

Affiliation and Role:
Privacy Consultant, Zissou Projects ltd


Prof. Bernd Schmeck, MD

Vice Treasurer

Expertise area:
Clinical medicine, Lung diseases, Infectious diseases, Pneumonia, Asthma, COPD, Innate Immunity, Non-coding RNA, Chromatin remodeling, Systems biology

Affiliation and Role:

  • Head of the Systems Biology Platform of the German Center for Lung Research
  • Director of the Institute for Lung Research, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
  • Department for Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
    University Medical Center Marburg

Prof. Damjana Rozman, PhD

EASyM Education and Professional Development

Expertise area:
Functional genomics and systems medicine of cholesterol related multifactorial pathologies

Affiliation and Role:
Head of the Centre for Functional Genomics and Bio-Chips
Institute of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine
University of Ljubljana

Zaloska 4, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
phone: +386-1-543-7591
fax: +386-1-543-7588


Alfredo Cesario, MD

EASyM Communication, Outreach and Recruitment

Affiliation and Role:

Deputy Director, Clinicl Governance, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli


Pablo Villoslada, MD

EASyM International Projects and Funding

Expertise area:
Neurology, Neuroimmunology, Multiple Sclerosis, translational research, biomarkers, imaging, new therapies

Affiliation and Role:

IDIBAPS – University of Barcelona


Robert Schwamborn

Robert Schwamborn

Administrative Manager
I lead the administration of the European Association of Systems Medicine (EASyM), including development of procedures, ensuring that regulations are adhered to, financial reporting, organisation of tele- and web-conferences as well as statutory meetings, minutes writing and general documentation, coordination of partnership agreements, setting up of infrastructure, support of strategy development, etc.