Prof. Ekatherina Charvalos is a medical doctor, specialist in laboratory medicine, clinical and molecular microbiology. She is the Head of Medical Research and Innovation department at IASO, one of the biggest private women’s hospitals in Europe (www.iaso.gr). She is medical advisor and head of molecular biology Dpt of InvitroLabs in Athens. She is the author of about 50 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, more than 200 congress presentations and six manouscript. Dr Charvalos clinical experience encompasses senior hospital and academic positions in US, Europe and the Gulf area. She is interested in European Research, Gender health and International Cooperation policies.