Welcome to the European Patients' Academy Expert Training Course for Patients and Patient Representatives on the Medicines Research & Development Process.

academic.svg.hiThe EUPATI Expert Training Course is an exciting and unique opportunity offering patients and patient advocates expert-level training in medicines research and development. The Course is a mixture of independent e-learning coursework and face-to-face training events over a 14-month period. The first Course cycle kicked off in October 2014 and will run until December 2015. 

The second cycle of the EUPATI Expert Training Course was launched in September 2015 and will run until the end of November 2016. 

The new trainees for the second cycle of the EUPATI Course are:

Mary Adamopoulou Greece Rare diseases  
Veerle Aertsen Belgium Parkinson's Disease
Inês Alves Portugal Achondroplasia
Geanina Aprodu Romania Lupus
Natacha Bolanos Spain Cancer
Aisuluu Bolotbaeva Kyrgyzstan Hepatitis C/HIV
Cornelia Borowczak Germany Leukaemia
Helen Burchmore United Kingdom Multiple Sclerosis
Claudia Crocione Italy Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (hht)
Joke De Vocht Belgium Allergy and airways diseases
Julie  Deléglise France Multiple Sclerosis/Parkinson's disease
John Dowling Ireland Cancer
Ieva Dregviene Lithuania Blood Cancer
Davor Duboka Serbia Gaucher Disease/Rare diseases
Caitriona Dunne Ireland Sight loss
Sema Erdem Turkey Breast cancer
Katarina Fedorova Slovakia Myeloma
Gillian Fergusson United Kingdom Generalist
Lotte Forchhammer Denmark Diabetes
Maria Garcia Penalta Spain Asperger´s syndrome/Fibromyalge and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Michelle Grindle Spain Rare diseases  
Helle Hansen Denmark Diabetes
Dominique Hamerlijnck Netherlands Lung conditions
Lyndsey Hogg United Kingdom Endometriosis
Sara Hunt United Kingdom Adrenoleukodystrophy
Estelle Jobson Switzerland Endometriosis
Joan Mc Donald Jordan Ireland Multiple Sclerosis
Ibolya Kéri Hungary Hematology-oncology
Florian Klett Switzerland Rheumatic diseases
Tunde Koltai Hungary Coeliacy
Gertie Korevaar Netherlands Arthritis
Bergit Korschan-Kuhle Germany Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Paola Kruger Italy Multiple Sclerosis
Marica Lascekova Slovakia Incontinent patient
Manuel Mateus Portugal HIV/STDs
Witold Michalek Poland Generalist/Rare Diseases
Bojana Mirosavljevic Serbia Childhood rare diseases
Katie Murphy Ireland Cystic Fibrosis
Liana Murtazina Russian Federation Rett Syndrome
Mikhail Odit Russian Federation Melanoma
Theodora Papastavrou Greece Rheumatic diseases
Jana Pelouchova Czech Republic Leukaemia
Ananda Plate Belgium Myeloma
Claas Röhl Austria Neurofybromatosis
Olivia Romero Lux France Haemophilia
Irene Schembri Malta Generalist
Maria Skotida Greece Cancer
Gilliosa Spurrier-Bernard France Melanoma
Aimo Strömberg Finland Leukaemia
Isabela Tudorache Romania Muscular Dystrophy
Daniel Végh Hungary Diabetes
Mary Vella Malta Rheumatic diseases
Diego Villalón Spain Cancer - Hodgkin Lymphoma
Susan Walsh United Kingdom Genetic Disorders
Lars Winborg Sweden Disability
Codruta Zabalan Romania Rheumatic diseases
Tetiana Zamorska Ukraine Epidermolysis bullosa (EB)
Baiba Ziemele Latvia Haemophilia
Spyridon Zormpas Greece Mental Health
Nuria Zuñiga Serrano Spain Lupus

To learn a bit more about EUPATI and the Course, please watch this video of Nicola Bedlington, Secretary General of the European Patients' Forum (EPF) and Coordinator of EUPATI. Her speech outlines why it is essential that patient advocates become qualified partners in medicines research and development to improve patient outcomes.

In case of any general questions, please contact Danielle Flores, Junior Project Officer at the European Patients' Forum at : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.