EDRIC Experts


To support the work of EDRIC an international advisory panel of academic, clinical, scientific and technical experts has been created.

Professor Janet McCredie
Radiologist Adjunct
Associate Professor of Surgery
Central Clinical School
University of Sydney
Author: "Beyond Thalidomide - Birth Defects Explained" pub Royal Society of Medicine - London 2007
Sydney, New South Wales

Dr Christian Clavier
Specialist in limb deficiency
Hôpital St Maurice
Saint-Maurice

Dr Didier Pilliard
Specialist in limb deficiency
Clinique Jouvenet and Hôpital St Maurice
Saint-Maurice

Harald Adam
Specialist in accessible buildings and architecture
FM Effect
Hamburg / Norderstedt

Stephan Brandt
Voice recognition developer and upper limb disability specialist
Spracherkennung
Hamburg

Dr.  Christina Ding-Greiner
Institute of Gerontology
Co-Author of "Thalidomide: Enquiries to be carried out repeatedly with regard to problems, specific needs and support deficits of Thalidomide victims" May 2012
University of Heidelberg

Dr Jürgen Graf
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Congenital Limb Damage Specialist)
High Tech-Center
Nord Nüremburg

Thomas Haensgen
CEO
Stiftung Barrierefrei Kommunizieren
Berlin

Prof.  Dr.  Stefan Mundlos
Genetics and Human Genetics
Centre for Rare Diseases Charité Berlin
RG Development & Disease
Max Planck Institute Berlin

Prof.  Dr.  Klaus M.  Peters
Chefarzt Orthopädie
Rhein-Sieg-Klinik
Nümbrecht

Professor Olaf Rieß
Geneticist Department of Medical Genetics
University of Tübingen

Dr.  Petra Brückner
Chief medical orthopaedy
Klinik Hoher Meißner
Bad Sooden-Allendorf

Dr.  Volker Stück
Chief orthopaedic department
Klinik Hoher Meißner
Bad Sooden-Allendorf

Dr.  Rudolf Beyer
Senior anaesthesia physician and pain management
Schön Klinik
Hamburg Eilbek

Peto clinic
Conductive education specialist centre
Budapest

Alexander Businos
Senior Occupational Therapist
Spearheading the establishment of a centre of expertise in Ireland
Beaumont Hospital
Dublin

Carmel Buckley
Planned CE
HSE (Cork/Kerry)

Centro Riabilitazione Casalino
Centre for Rehabilitation
Loiano

Prof Pierpaolo Mastroiacovo
Professor of Paediatrics specialising in prevention of birth defects
ICBD - International Centre on Birth Defects and Prematurity

RTM Ortopedia Personalizzata
Centre specialising in lower limb prosthetics
Budrio

Gilles Vannuscorps
Cognitive Neuroscientist
Center for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMEC)
University of Trento/Harvard

Folkehelseinstituttet - medisinsk fødselsregister
Birth registry
Oslo

Professor Anna Latos-Bielenska
Geneticist
Polish Registry of Congenital Malformations
Department of Medical Genetics
Poznan University

Romauld Schmidt
President
START Sports Association for the Disabled in Poland
Poznan

Dra.  Marisa Cabrera
Pediatrician specialising in limb difference
Hospital de niños Sant Joan de Deu de Barcelona
Barcelona, Catalunya

Dr.  Portell and Dr.  Ramírez
Collaborators with AVITE Catalunya aiming to increase specialist care for limb difference
Guttmann Institute
Barcelona

Dr Peter Kohler
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Congenital Limb Damage Specialist)
The EX-Center: Roda Korset Hospital
Stockholm

Rhonda Curran
EUROCAT (European network of population-based registries for the epidemiologic surveillance of congenital anomalies)
University of Ulster

Professor Helen Dolk
EUROCAT (European network of population-based registries for the epidemiologic surveillance of congenital anomalies)
University of Ulster

Professor Oleg Eremin
Special Professor - Department of Surgery (Medical & Surgical Sciences)
University of Nottingham
Editor: "the Surgeon" - the Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland

Professor Caroline Glendinng
Professor of Social Policy
Specialist Researcher into policy relating to disability, ageing and care
Social Policy Research Unit
University of York

Professor Rajiv Hanspal
Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust
London

Dr Martin Johnson
Director The Thalidomide Trust

Professor Bryan Manning
Visiting Professor of Compunetics
Business Psychology Centre
University of Westminster

Dr Joan Morris
Specialist in statistical methods in epidemiology
Queen Mary University

Dr Claus Newman
Consultant Clinician
Medical Adviser to The Thalidomide Trust

Professor Michael Rigby
Professor of Health Information Strategy
School of Public Policy and Professional Practice
Keele University

Dr Carl Shakespeare
Consultant Cardiologist
Director, Cardiovascular Risk Assessment Institute
Chair, Telemedicine & eHealth Section, Royal Society of Medicine
London

Dr Martin Johnson
Clinical Champion for Chronic Pain
Royal College of General Practitioners

Dr Charles Goldfarb, MD
Orthopaedic hand surgeon
Washington University, St Louis

Dr Allen Wenner
Family Physician
Leading expert in the development and implementation of electronic clinical questionnaires and patient oriented history taking Vice President, Primetime Medical Software, developers of "Instant Medical History"
Lexington, South Carolina