Meet our Team

We are represented by a group of academic scientists, medical doctors and engineers who have decided to take action and initiate a discussion on the specific vulnerability of the female brain to mental diseases.

Board of Directors

MariaTeresa Ferretti, PhD

MariaTeresa Ferretti

Chief Scientific Officer at Women’s Brain Project.  A junior group leader at University of Zurich working on biomedical research in the field of Alzheimer’s disease.  Read more…


Gautam Maitra serves as Public Affairs Lead at Women’s Brain Project. Gautam is one of the Founder of the Women’s Brain Project. Chemist and regulatory affairs professional.  Member of the European Advisory Council of the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society.  Read more…

Annemarie Schumacher Dimech, PhD

Annemarie Schumacher Dimech

Annemarie serves as President of the Women’s Brain Project and she is a founder of the Women’s Brain Project.  Read more...






Antonella Santuccione Chadha

Antonella is one of the Founder of the Women’s Brain Project. A medical doctor with a wealth of experience in
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Executive Committee

Nicoletta Iacobacci



Daniel Vassal Adams








M.Florencia Iulita



Tracy Laabs

Ewelina Biskup, MD

Ewelina Biskup


Ivana Vodopivec


Abi Hermann

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Silvina Catuara Soraz







Mateja Kramar




Beatrice Nasta






Katrin Rauen

Advisory Board

Dr. Antonella Santuccione Chadha

Prof. Ann Kato
Department of Basic Neuroscience, University of Geneva

Prof. Harald Hampel
Département de Neurologie, Institut de la Mémoire et de laMaladie d’Alzheimer (IM2A), Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, France

Meryl Comer
Women against Alzheimer

Brooks Kenny
Women against Alzheimer 

Lynn Posluns
Women’s Brain Health Initiative USA 

Emily Cook 
Alzheimer’s Research UK

Prof. Andrea Pfeifer 
CEO AC Immune 

Prof. Ezio Giacobini 
University of Geneva, Switzerland

Prof. Sabina Misoch – view profile
Interdisciplinary Competence Center for Ageing, University of Applied Sciences St. Gallen 

Tania Dussey-Cavassini view profile
Former Vice-Director, Ambassador for Global Health and Head of the International Affairs Division of Federal Office of Public Health since 2013 

Prof. Hélène Girouard – view profile
Universite’ de Montreal 

Prof. Staci Bilbo – view profile
Harvard Medical School 

Prof. Claudio Cuello view profile
McGill University 

Annette Dumas
ASDM Consulting, Director EU Affairs – view profile 

Mary S Mittelman
Research Professor of Psychiatry and Rehabilitative Medicine at NYU School of Medicine
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Collaboration Team

Meet our Ambassadors



an international comedian, actress, writer, lyricist, impressionist, singer, pianist, director, producer and all-around entertainer

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impacted by Alzheimer’s Disease for more than half of her life, she shares her stories



one of the most highly
respected musicians and
vocalists on the Swiss Scene





professional actress, fashion model, and TV host who has appeared in numerous films, TV shows, national and international commercials and print ads

ChEi Ballinger


Alzheimer’s Research UK


Alzheimer’s France


Women’s Brain Health Initiative USA

Mauli Seva Pratishthan India


The ONE, project by Rotary International District 3450