Pisa 2019

Arnab is a neurodevelopmental paediatrician based in Leeds, UK and is the current Chair of the European Academy of Childhood Disability (EACD). He is affiliated to University of Leeds and is a Course Organiser of the MSc Child Health programme in Leeds. Arnab has a strong interest in global education and has been the Chair of the Global Professional Education Programme of the International Alliance of Academies of Childhood Disability (IAACD) from 2014. He is also a Steering Group member of the IAACD

Prof. Jules Becher did finish his medical education on the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in 1978.  He specialised in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and in October 1985 he finished his specialization.  In 1986 he started at the University Hospital VU medical center in Amsterdam as paediatric physiatrist. In 2000, he finished his PhD on measurement of impaired muscle function in stroke patients. At that time, he has been an expert in treatment of children with Cerebral Palsy.

Prof. Jules Becher did finish his medical education on the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in 1978.  He specialised in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and in October 1985 he finished his specialization.  In 1986 he started at the University Hospital VU medical center in Amsterdam as paediatric physiatrist. In 2000, he finished his PhD on measurement of impaired muscle function in stroke patients. At that time, he has been an expert in treatment of children with Cerebral Palsy.

Scientifc Director, IRCCS Fondazione Stella Maris, Italy, Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa

Giovanni Cioni is Full Professor of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Italy. He obtained laurea cum laude, University of Florence, School of Medicine, and Specializations in Child Neurology and Psychiatry and in Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Pisa.