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after extensive experience in scientific Research, both in the fields of Cancer Immunology and cardiogenetics and Electrophysiology, at the vrije universiteit brussel, i switch to the Pharmaceutical Industry. there i first gained experience in the organization and conduct of Clinical trials at amgen via valesta. at the moment i am working as a Scientific Communications manager at amgen (via valesta)


Current Experience

  • Scientific Communications Manager

    Brussels, Belgium
    Since September 2017
    • scientific review of internal and external material
    • provide hcp with additional, scientific information
    • provide general scientific support
    • Scientific review of internal and external material
    • Provide HCP with additional, scientific information
    • Provide general scientific support

Past Experience

  • Clinical Trial Associate Brussels, Belgium

    April 2016 --- August 2017
    support, coordination and administration of Clinical trials at amgen

  • Research Scientist-Genetics Brussels, Belgium

    June 2011 --- April 2016

    Researcher at the centre for medical Genetics

    Research to unravel the genetic and functional causes of hereditary cardiac arrhythmias:


  • Academic Assistant Physiology Brussels, Belgium

    August 2011 --- August 2014

    Teaching practical Lab sessions for medical, Biomedical Sciences, Pharmaceutical students
    and for Student in Biomedical Engineering

  • Researcher Spain

    July 2013 --- March 2014

    functional studies to determine the effects of genetic variants in Proteins associated with ion channels:

    • construction and cloning of plasmids
    • promoter studies
    • patch clamp experiments

  • Research Scientist Brussels, Belgium

    August 2007 --- June 2011

    Researcher at the Laboratory for molecular and cellular therapy
    Research to determine the effect of p-stat3 inhibition in skin Cancer:
    − detection of p-stat3 in Cancer Cell lines and cells obtained from patient biopsies
    − inhibition of p-stat3 in immune cells and Analysis of the functional effects
    − inhibition of p-stat3 in mice by intratumoral injection of lentiviral inhibitors of stat3


Self Assessment :
Problem solvingEfficiencyAdaptabilityAttention to detailCuriosityFlexibilityInterest in knowledgeOptimismSelf-discipline


Self Assessment :
Cell biologyImmunologyIn VitroIn VivoLaboratoryMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeMolecular & Cellular BiologyPhenotype PowerPointScientific WritingStatisticsGood Laboratory Practice (GLP)Genetics R&D Scientific writingCancerCardiologyClinical Data Management (CDM)Data AnalysisDatabase design and maintenanceDNAGenetic polymorphismGood Clinical Practice (GCP)Time ManagementScientific Communications

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
DNA sequencingNext Generation Sequencing (NGS)Cell cultureELISAFlow cytometrywestern blotpatch clampvirus productiontransductiontransfectionelectroporationRNA extractionprotein extractionTeachingliterature reviewmanage and execute scietific researchOral presentationDesign database Data analysisCreate standard operating procedure (SOP) Report data Interpret datascientific writingmicroscopymolecular cloningpcrRT-PCR


  • Master in Biomedical Sciences from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2007
  • Bachelor in Biomedical Sciences from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2005

Training and Certification

  • Communication training in 2017 Training
  • Meeting skills in 2016 Training
  • Advanced NGS course Genomic Resequencing: Variant Detection and Interpretation in a Diagnostic Context, Netherlands Bioinformatics Centre (NBIC) in 2012 Training
  • Time management in 2010 Training
  • Flow cytometry course BD in 2008 Training
  • ICH-GCP training in 2017 Certification
  • Bio-safety in 2012 Certification
  • Interuniversity certificate Human Genetics in 2012 Certification


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Work Preferences

  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 3 days per week
  • International:


    Expert has 3 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Brussels, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes


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