Dr. Despina Sanoudou: BSc Molecular Biology University of Hertfordshire (UK)/ PhD Department of Pathology of the University of Cambridge/ Instructor Department of Genetics, Children\'s Hospital Boston and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School (USA). Trained at Brigham and Women\'s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Genzyme Inc, and certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics on Clinical Molecular Diagnostics. Currently she is an Assistant Professor at the Pharmacology Department, Medical School, University of Athens, focusing on Genomics/Pharmacogenomics. She has published over 50 publications in international scientific journals, has over 950 citations, and held more than 100 invited lectures. She is an expert reviewer for multiple international funding and publishing organizations, and serves on the editorial board of 7 scientific journals. Dr Sanoudou has received multiple awards including the National L’Oreal-UNESCO award for young women in science.