ESE Young Endocrinologists & Scientists (EYES) Committee

Co-Chairs: Antoan Stefan Sojat and Walter Vena

  • To act in collaboration with the ESE Executive Committee and foster active engagement of early career investigators (ECIs) within the ESE.
  • To promote activities that engage ECIs and senior members in open dialogue and collaborative initiatives.
  • To increase ECI awareness of research trends and application of new technologies within the field of endocrinology.
  • To increase engagement of clinical trainees and improve training in endocrinology across Europe.
  • Active involvement of EYES community in scientific and social programs at the European Congress of Endocrinology (ECE), including organising the EYES symposia session at ECE.
  • To increase engagement with all ECIs within endocrinology across Europe.
  • To facilitate translation of scientific findings to government.
  • To raise the profiles of EYES ECIs.

Committee Membership

  • Antoan Stefan Sojat, Serbia, Co-Chair, (2022-2024).
  • Walter Vena, Italy, Co-Chair, (2021-2025).
  • Barbara Altieri, Germany, (2022-2026).
  • Juan Manuel Jiménez-Vacas, USA, ROP Co-ordinator, (2021-2025).
  • Jonathan Mertens, Belgium, EYES Secretary, (2022-2026).
  • Kristina Saravinovska, Serbia, (2023-2027).
  • Karin Zibar Romsic, Croatia, (2023-2027).
  • Julia Beck, Switzerland, (2023-2027).

Ex-officio Members

  • A member of the Executive Committee to be confirmed.

NB. EYES Committee representatives in ESE Committees are:

  • Barbara Altieri, Germany, Membership Committee and Rare Disease Committee.
  • Juan Manuel Jiménez-Vacas, USA, Science Committee
  • Antoan Sojat, Serbia , Clinical Committee.
  • Walter Vena, Italy, Education Committee and EYES News Editor

ESE Team member responsibility: Victoria Withy, Head of Membership, Communications and Marketing.