ESGLD board membership election:

With Andrea Ballabio and Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen both standing down from the board we have two places available. After asking for nominations from the membership the following two candidates were proposed and seconded.

Nicole Maria Muschol ( – Proposed by Brian Bigger, Seconded by Paul Saftig
Nicolina Cristina Sorrentino ( – proposed by Brian Bigger, seconded by Pim Pijnappel

Please read their info below and if you are happy with their candidacy vote for them to join the board, we have two places available so both Nicole and Nicolina will be welcome additions. Voting will close on the 7th February at Noon UK Time.

Nicole Maria Muschol

Nicole Muschol is a paediatrician and metabolic specialist. She is head of the lysosomal working group and spokeswoman of the International Center for Lysosomal Disorders (ICLD) at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany. She is interested in basic science and clinical research, especially in MPS III and mucolipidosis and has been principal investigator or actively involved in many international clinical trials for lysosomal storage disorders.

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Nicolina Cristina Sorrentino

Nicolina Cristina Sorrentino was graduated with honors in Biology Science at University of Naples “Federico II”. After working as fellow at the Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine of Naples (TIGEM), she started a PhD in “Life and biomolecular Sciences“ at Open University. Her main research interest is the development of new therapeutic strategies for the treatment of inherited neurodegenerative disorders.

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