Executive Committee

AJ van der Lely: President, 2015-2019

AJ van der Lely: President, 2015-2019

AJ is Head of Endocrinology and Vice Head of Internal Medicine at the Erasmus University MC in Rotterdam. He is on the editorial boards of a number of prestigious endocrinology journals, was President of the Dutch Endocrine Society and Secretary of the Endocrinology Section of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS). He was Treasurer of the ESE and member of the International Society of Endocrinology Executive Board. He is the co-founder of Alizé Pharma SAS and his main research areas are pituitary diseases and the role of gut hormones in health and disease. Contact: ESE.President@ese-hormones.org, Tel: +31 10 703 2862, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Erasmus University MC, P.O. Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Andrea Giustina: President-Elect, 2017-2019

Andrea Giustina: President-Elect, 2017-2019

He is Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Chair of Endocrinology at the University of Brescia, and Head of Endocrine Services at Brescia Hospital. He is Professor of Endocrinology at University Vita-Salute San Raffaele of Milanoa, and Head of Endocrinology at San Raffaele Hospital. He is President of the Pituitary Society and GIOSEG (Glucocorticoid Induced Osteoporosis and Skeletal Endocrinology Group). Andrea has published over 380 papers on growth hormone neuroregulation, excess and deficiency, and skeletal endocrinology. He is Editor-in-Chief of Endocrine and one of the Editors of Pituitary.

Mónica Marazuela: Secretary, 2018-2022

Mónica Marazuela: Secretary, 2018-2022

Mónica is Chief Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition at Hospital La Princesa, Professor of Endocrinology at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Head of The Endocrinology Research Group at the Institute of Biomedical Research of Hospital La Princesa, Madrid, Spain. Mónica graduated and obtained her PHD on Medicine at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and completed her research and training in this period at the London University Hospital, Brigham Hospital and Woman-Dana Farber Cancer Institute (Harvard Medical School). She serves currently as Chief Department, Professor and Researcher of Endocrinology and Nutrition at Hospital La Princesa in Madrid. Mónica’s research has been focused over the last decades on the mechanisms related to the immune response in autoimmune thyroid diseases and clinical-molecular investigation on neuroendocrine diseases. She has published over 100 scientific articles and have been the Main Researcher over 15 National Grants and private Grants. She serves as an Editorial Board Member on Endocrine Journal. She has served as Board Member of the Endocrine Society of Madrid (SENDIMAD) and has been chair/co-chair of several Spanish and European Endocrine Meetings.

Bulent Yildiz: Treasurer, 2014-2019

Bulent Yildiz: Treasurer, 2014-2019

Bulent is Professor of Medicine / Endocrinology at Hacettepe University School of Medicine in Turkey. He has published over 70 original articles, reviews, and book chapters, presented at several conferences worldwide, and serves on the editorial boards of a number of journals. He is General Secretary of the Turkish Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism, and a board member of the Androgen Excess and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Society. Bulent has received several national and international awards including the Eisenhower Fellowship for international leadership. His Fellowship focuses on relations between research, public policy and healthcare delivery for chronic diseases, specifically diabetes and obesity. Contact: byildiz@hacettepe.edu.tr, Tel: +90 31 23051707, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Hacettepe, 06100, Ankara, Turkey.

Jérôme Bertherat: Chair of the Clinical Committee, 2015-2019

Jérôme Bertherat: Chair of the Clinical Committee, 2015-2019

Jérôme is Professor of Endocrinology at Paris Descartes University, Chief of Cochin Hospital Endocrinology Department, Head of the National Center for Rare Adrenal Diseases and of the research team ‘Genomics and Signaling of Endocrine Tumors’ at the Cochin Institute. He coordinates the French National Network for Rare Endocrine Disorders (FIRENDO). He is a member of the French Endocrine Society and of the Executive Committees of the European Network for the Study of Adrenal Tumors (ENSAT). Jérôme’s specialties include Cushing's syndrome, the genetics of familial adrenal tumors and the molecular genetics of endocrine tumors. He is author of more than 260 publications. Contact: jerome.bertherat@aphp.fr, Tel:+33 1 58411895, Service d'Endocrinologie, Hopital Cochin, 27 rue du Fg–St–Jacques, 75014, Paris, France.

Felix Beuschlein: Chair of the Science Committee, 2017-2021

Felix Beuschlein: Chair of the Science Committee, 2017-2021

Felix is Professor of Internal Medicine / Endocrinology, and Head of the Endocrine Research Unit and Outpatient Clinic at Munich University Hospital. He completed his medical degree at the University of Würzburg and his postdoctoral studies at the University of Michigan. Felix serves on the Annual Meeting Committee of the Endocrine Society and was Vice President of the German Endocrine Society. He was a founding member and chairman of ENSAT. He has authored over 220 publications and received the European Journal of Endocrinology Prize 2013. He co-chaired the Programme Organising Committee for the 2015 European Congress of Endocrinology (ECE). Contact: felix.beuschlein@med.uni-muenchen.de. Head of the Endocrine Research Unit and Endocrine Outpatient Clinic, University Hospital, Ziemssenst. 1, D-80336, Munich, Germany.

Riccarda Granata: Chair of the Congress Committee, 2018-2022

Riccarda Granata: Chair of the Congress Committee, 2018-2022

Riccarda is Associate Professor of Endocrinology at the Department of Medical Sciences of the University of Turin, and Head of the Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology group within the Division of Endocrinology. Graduated in Biological Sciences, she obtained the Specialization in Medical Pathology and PhD in Medical Physiopathology at the University of Turin. From 2006 to 2017 she has been Assistant Professor in Endocrinology. She Chaired the Basic Endocrinology Course of the European Society for Endocrinology (ESE) in Turin (2009) and Co-Chaired the Programme Organizing Committee of the 19th European Congress of Endocrinology (ECE) (2017). She served as Member of the Education Committee for ESE (2012-2015) and is member of the Directory Board of the Italian Society of Endocrinology. She authored over 80 publications and held a number of lectures and presentations at international conferences. She is Associate Editor of J. Molecular Endocrinology and J. Endocrinology (for Europe/ESE), Frontiers in Endocrinology - Neuroendocrine Science and Endocrine, and editorial board member of several international journals. Her basic and translational studies are focused on the central and peripheral role of neurohormones and gastrointestinal hormones in physiology and pathology, mainly in metabolism, cardiovascular system, neurogenesis and cancer. In 2016 she won the prize of the Research Foundation of the Italian Society of Endocrinology (FoRiSIE) as best Italian scientist in basic endocrinology.

Márta Korbonits: Scientific Programme Chair, 2015-2019

Márta Korbonits: Scientific Programme Chair, 2015-2019

Márta is a clinical academic endocrinologist and is Co-Centre Head of the Department of Endocrinology at Barts and the London School of Medicine. Her current interests include hormonal regulation of the metabolic enzyme AMP-activated protein kinase and pituitary tumours including familial cases. She has an extensive publication record, is on the editorial board of several endocrine journals, and has received numerous awards. She has served on numerous Programme Organising Committees for the ECE, European Neuroendocrine Association (ENEA) and SfE, and was a member of the executive board of SfE, ENEA, Pituitary Society and the European Society of Clinical Investigation. Contact: m.korbonits@qmul.ac.uk, Tel: +44 20 7882 6238, Department of Endocrinology, William Harvey Research Institute Barts and the London Medical School, Queen Mary University of London, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, UK.

Beata Kos-Kudła: Chair of the Publishing and Communications Committee, 2017-2021

Beata Kos-Kudła: Chair of the Publishing and Communications Committee, 2017-2021

Beata is Chair of the Department of Pathophysiology and Endocrinology at the Silesia Medical University, Poland. She specialises in internal medicine, endocrinology, and nuclear medicine. She founded and chairs both the Polish Network and National Register of Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs). She is on the Advisory Board of the European NET Society and is President-Elect of the Polish Society of Endocrinology. She has authored over 500 journal publications, textbooks and conference communications. She organises scientific congresses, is on the scientific boards of a number of medical journals and is Editor-in-Chief of the Polish Journal of Endocrinology. Contact: beatakos@ka.onet.pl, Department of Pathophysiology and Endocrinology and Division of Endocrinology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice.

Camilla Schalin-Jäntti: Chair of the Education Committee, 2016-2020

Camilla Schalin-Jäntti: Chair of the Education Committee, 2016-2020

Camilla studied medicine at the University of Helsinki. She graduated in 1990, completed her Doctorate under Professor Leif Groop and started her training in internal medicine and endocrinology at Helsinki University Hospital. Camilla is currently working as Vice Chair of the Department of Endocrinology at Helsinki University Hospital. She is the author of several Finnish endocrine and medical textbooks. She has also served for many years on the board of the Finnish Endocrine Society and was the President of the Society from 2013-15. In this role, she was also engaged in the ECAS meetings of ESE. Contact: camilla.schalin-jantti@hus.fi, Tel: +358947172589, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Helsinki, PL 340, Helsinki FI-00290, Finland.

Djuro Macut: Ex-Officio member responsible for ECAS, 2016-2018

Djuro Macut: Ex-Officio member responsible for ECAS, 2016-2018

Djuro is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia. He is Deputy Director of the Clinic of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade. Djuro is member of the 19th and 20th ECE Programme Organising Committees (Lisbon 2017 and Barcelona 2018). His fields of interest are reproductive endocrinology, metabolic endocrinology, neuroendocrinology and neuroendocrine tumours. He is the author of over 70 original articles and reviews in peer reviewed journals, and has held a number of lectures and presentations at international conferences. He is an editorial board member of several international journals. Contact: djmacut@gmail.com, Tel: +381 11 3639742, Clinic of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, dr Subotica 13, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia.

Sofia Llahana: Ex-Officio member as the Chair of the ESE Nurse Working Group, 2013-2020

Sofia Llahana: Ex-Officio member as the Chair of the ESE Nurse Working Group, 2013-2020

Sofia was the first Consultant Endocrinology Nurse in the UK, has presented work at international nursing and medical meetings, published widely in peer-reviewed journals, and is an honorary senior lecturer at City University. Her interests include pituitary replacement therapy, hypoadrenalism, and advanced nursing practice. Her current research focuses on self-management and education needs of patients with pituitary conditions, aiming to developing a support package for patients, families and healthcare professionals. Sofia is a member of the ESE Clinical Committee and Chair of the ESE Nurses’ Working Group and is also a member of the Society for Endocrinology (SfE) Nurse Committee. Contact: sofia@llahana.com, UCLH, Department of Diabetes & Endocrinology, 3rd Floor Central Wing , 250 Euston Road, London, NW1 2PG, UK

Anneke van den Beukel: Ex-Officio member as the Co-Chair of the EYES Committee, 2014-2019

Anneke van den Beukel: Ex-Officio member as the Co-Chair of the EYES Committee, 2014-2019

Anneke van den Beukel is, together with Ljiljana Marina, Co-Chair of the European Young Endocrine Scientists (EYES) Committee. Anneke graduated and obtained her PhD on the function of brown adipose tissue at Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She is currently working as a medical resident at the same University Hospital in Rotterdam. She has been involved in EYES and ESE activities since organising the first EYES meeting in Rotterdam in 2013. She is Ex-officio member of the Executive Committee and EYES Representative in the Education Committee of ESE.

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