Prof. Daniel Scherman
Prof. Daniel Scherman is the FFRD Director since 2017. He has been elected chairman of the Health and Medicine Committee of EURASC, European Academy of Sciences. He received several awards, Main Prize of the French National Academy of Sciences – Emilia Valori Prize for the Applications of Sciences, Experimental Uveitis Research Award – Deutsche Uveitis Arbeitsgemeinschaft, and prize of the French National Academy of Medicine. His main discoveries and issued and developed patents concern gene delivery vectors, including chemical vectors and electroporation delivery methods, biosafe miniplasmids for gene therapy, plasmid purification techniques, and bioimaging.
Role in RHU COSY
In the WP8 of which the FFRD is the leader, Anne-Sophie Blancher, Communication and partnership manager, will have a central role in the communication and dissemination of RHU COSY findings : website, workshops …
In the WP7-3, Diana Désir-Parseille, Research administration manager will focus the 9th edition of the Social sciences and Humanities (SSH) annual call for research proposals of the FFRD on Overgrowth syndromes (OS), to allow better understanding of individual, familial and psychosocial consequences of OS and to improve care and everyday life of patients and their families.