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Pr. Béatrice Gulbis is a physician specialized in Clinical Biology with a PhD in medical science (1994) who has developed a reference laboratory centre for the diagnosis, prevention and follow-up of patients with hereditary red blood cells disorders and in particular, haemoglobinopathies and membrane red blood cells disorders. She has joined the Academic Hospital Erasme in Brussels, Belgium. She has contributed to the implementation of a national network of health professionals on non-oncological red blood cells disorders through the Belgian Hematology Society (www.bhs.be) and is a co-administrator of the national registry on sickle cell disease. She is working for more than 10 years for a European network on rare anaemias (www.enerca.org), and since March 2017 is the co-coordinator (non-oncological hub) of the ERN EuroBloodNet (www.eurobloodnet.eu). Her experience in red blood cell disorders has also been based on grants for research projects in Africa i.e. Burkina Faso and Democratic Republic of Congo.

She is currently the Medical Director of a clinical laboratory working for 5 university hospitals in Brussels (The Brussels Academic Hospital Lab – LHUB-ULB) and Professor at the Faculty of Medicine - second master in medicine - hematology certificate at Université Libre de Bruxelles.