Director, Institute for Public Health Genomics (IPHG)
Prof. Angela Brand, MD PhD MPH is Director of the Institute for Public Health Genomics (IPHG) at the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences at Maastricht University, the Netherlands, and Director of the European Centre for Public Health Genomics (ECPHG).
Prof. Brand is Coordinator of the Public Health Genomics European Network (PHGEN), President of the Section Public Health Genomics within the European Public Health Association (EUPHA), Edtor-in-Chief of the international journal Public Health Genomics, Excecutive Director of the Public Health Genomics international network GRaPH-Int, Associated Member of the international consortium Public Population Project in Genomics (P3G) on biobanking, Advisory Board Member of Alacris Pharmaceuticals, Advisory Board Member of OncoTrack (IMI), Scientific Consultation Group Member of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), and Co-Investigator of PIE (Pharmacogenomics & Innovation in Ethics) within the NIH Pharmacogenetics Research Network (PGRN).
Prof. Brand serves as Expert for various organizations such as the European Agency for Reconstruction, the OECD, WHO, the European Commission, the Netherlands Genomics Initiative (NGI), the German Robert Koch-Institut (RKI), Genome Canada, the European Science Foundation). She is Fellow of the Rockefeller Foundation, USA, and of the 21st Century Trust of the Wellcome Trust, UK. She is Pediatrician and Specialist in Public Health Medicine, holds a PhD in pathology (Münster University, Germany) and a Master of Public Health (Johns Hopkins University, USA) and received her habilitation in Public Health Genomics (Bremen University, Germany).