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Current Experience

  • Principal Scientist Braine-l'Alleud, Belgique
    Since February 2002

    Lab Head: In vivo pharmacology of Parkinson's Disease. Management of exempts and technicians. Provide scientific expertise. Ensure high quality pharmacological data. Set-up and develop innovative models and techniques. Ensure partnership with external academic collaborations and CROs. Partner with clinical departements to improve translatability of the models and data. Ensure cross-departement interactions on daily basis.

Past Experience

  • Senior scientist
    January 2005 --- July 2010
    Parkinson's Disease Pharmacology. Team leader.

  • Research Scientist
    February 2002 --- July 2005
    Parkinson's Disease Pharmacology. Team Leader.

  • Research Assistant
    January 1997 --- January 2001
    Preclinical models of drug abuse. Sensitization to psychostimulants and learning process involved in relapse. PhD program.


Self Assessment :
Creative thinkingFlexibilityEfficiencyCollaborationAnalytical thinkingWillingness to compromiseStrategic thinkingOrganizationCuriosityInnovative thinkingCoordinationAttention to detailPerspective


Self Assessment :
Neurosciences Animal models Biostatistics Scientific writingBiomarkersData AnalysisDrug substance developmentEnglishInterpret systematic reviewsEarly development stageEthics submission and approval processActions and modes of action of drugs in the human speciesLaboratory study designPre-clinical researchPhases of clinical development (phase I to IV)Scientific methodology
LinkedIn Assessment :
Drug DiscoveryNeuroscienceDrug DevelopmentpharmacologyIn VivoLifesciencesPharmaceutical IndustryBiotechnologyAnimal ModelsCROImmunologie

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Develop protocols Interpret data Receptor Pharmacology Report data Write papersCollaborate with principal investigatorCollaborate with project teamDesign protocolDesign scientific projects (in biology)Ethics committee applicationEvaluate licensing opportunitiesEvaluate protocolsExecute scientific projectsInteract with pre-clinical scientistsInterpret dataManage laboratory proceduresManuscript preparation and reviewNegotiate protocol details Organize scientific projects (in biology)Oral presentationReview data interpretationReview study protocolsWrite protocolsWrite statistical reportsWritten presentation


  • Ph.D. in Behavioral Pharmacology (Psychological Science) from University of Liege in 2001
  • PhD in Behavioral Neurosciences from University of Liège in 2001
  • Teaching certificate in Psychology from Université de Liège in 1997
  • Master in Experimental Psychology in Preclinical psychopharmacology, Clinical Neuropsychology, Ethology (primates) from University of Liege in 1996

Training and Certification

  • HBDI in 2013 Training
  • Enneagramme in 2012 Training
  • Presenting with impact in 2011 Training
  • Maitre d'Experience (Felasa Cat C) in 2003 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Professional Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    12 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Medical Advisor
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 1 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    FTE 90% or 100% FTE
  • International:

Area / Region

Nivelles, Belgique


Driving License
  • No