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.
January 2005 --- July 2010
Parkinson's Disease Pharmacology. Team leader.
February 2002 --- July 2005
Parkinson's Disease Pharmacology. Team Leader.
January 1997 --- January 2001
Preclinical models of drug abuse. Sensitization to psychostimulants and learning process involved in relapse. PhD program.
Creative thinkingFlexibilityEfficiencyCollaborationAnalytical thinkingWillingness to compromiseStrategic thinkingOrganizationCuriosityInnovative thinkingCoordinationAttention to detailPerspective
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
Skills and Expertise
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