The Board of the ERN was established in accordance with the procedure stipulated by the Commission Delegated Decision. It includes one representative from each healthcare provider (full member) of EURO-NMD and one patient representative elected by the Patient Advisory Board. Katie Bushby, Coordinator of the ERN chairs the Board.

Consisting of representatives from 61 healthcare providers from across Europe the Board is the primary decision making body accountable for fostering collaboration; removing obstacles to the network successful functioning; and maintaining the focus of the network on the agreed scope, outcomes and benefits.


Adriano Chio

Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Città della Salute e della Scienza
Italy

Alessandra Ferlini

University Hospital St. Anna
Italy

Andrés Nascimento

Hospital Sant Juan de Déu Universidad de Barcelona
Spain

Angela Kaindl

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Germany

Anna Kostera-Pruszczyk

SPCSK, Medical University of Warsaw
Poland

Anneke van der Kooi

Academic Medical Centre
Netherlands

Ans van der Ploeg

Ans van der Ploeg

Erasmus MC University Medical Center
Netherlands

Antonio Federico

Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese
Italy

Antonio Toscano

University of Messina
Italy

Bela Melegh

University of Pécs
Hungary

Bjarne Udd

Tampere Neuromuscular Center, Tampere University Hospital
Finland

Borut Peterlin

University Medical Center Ljubljana
Slovenia

Bruno Eymard

Assistance Public Hopitaux de Paris
France

Carlo Minetti

Gaslini Institute
Italy

Carmen Paradas

Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío / IBiS
Spain

Catharina Faber

Netherlands

Cornelia Kornblum

University Hospital Bonn
Germany

Prof David Adams

David Adams

Hôpital Bicêtre, Hôpitaux universitaires Paris Sud, AP-HP
France

Davide Pareyson

Fondazione IRCCS, Istituto Neurologico C.Besta
Italy

Elena Pegoraro

Azienda Ospedaliera Padova (AOP)
Italy

Eugenio Maria Mercuri

Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli
Italy

Francesco Muntoni

Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre
UK

Gabriele Siciliano

Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Pisana, U.O.C. Neurologia
Italy

Gauthier Remiche

Centre de Référence Neuromusculaire Erasme-HUDERF
Belgium

Isabel Illa

Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Spain

Ivailo Tournev

Expert Centre for Hereditary Neurologic and Metabolic Disorders, University Hospital "Alexandrovska"
Bulgaria

Jackie Palace

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
UK

Jan De Bleecker

University Hospital Gent
Belgium

Jan Kirschner

Medical Center - University of Freiburg
Germany

Jana Haberlova

Faculty Hospital Motol
Czech Republic

Jean-Christophe Antoine

University Hospital of Saint-Etienne
France

Jens Schmidt

Neuromuscular Center, University Medical Center Goettingen
Germany

Juan J Vilchez

Hospital UiP La Fe
Spain

Kate Bushby – EURO-NMD Coordinator

John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre
UK

Claeys Kristl

Kristl Claeys

University Hospitals Leuven, Neuromuscular Reference Centre
Belgium

Leonard van den Berg

University Medical Centre Utrecht
Netherlands

Luisa Politano

University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” - University Hospital “Luigi Vanvitelli”
Italy

Maggie C. Walter

Friedrich-Baur-Institute, Dept. of Neurology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich
Germany

Mar Tulinius

Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset
Sweden

Maria Judit Molnar

Semmelweis University
Hungary

Massimiliano Filosto

Center for Neuromuscular Diseases, Unit of Neurology, ASST "Spedali Civili"
Italy

Peter Van den Bergh

University Hospital St-Luc
Belgium

Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Mueller-Felber

Department of Pediatric Neurology, Dr. v. Hauner Children’s Hospital
Germany

Prof. Vincenzo Silani MD

IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano
Italy

Stanislav Vohanka

University Hospital Brno, Neuromuscular Centre
Czech Republic

Susana Quijano

Susana Quijano-Roy

University Hospital Raymond-Poincaré APHP
France

Teresinha Evangelista

John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre
UK

Tiziana Mongini

Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino
Italy

Ulrike Schara

Ulrike Schara

Universitätsklinikum Essen
Germany

Yann Pereon

University Hospital - CHU de Nantes
France