Annabelle Calomme MSc
Annabelle Calomme graduated with a Master’s degree in biological sciences (molecular biology option) in 2003 from University of Brussels (ULB). She worked as a scientist for research centres and pharmaceutical companies from 2003 to 2010, mainly in the fields of biotechnology and human immunology. From 2010 to 2014, she was a clinical and translational research coordinator in the gastroenterology and digestive oncology department at Erasme Hospital (ULB). In 2015, she obtained an upper secondary education teacher training degree (AESS) in biological sciences and then worked for a few years as a science and mathematics teacher. She started end of 2017 at Sciensano as a scientific collaborator in Epidemiology — Health services research (main field of research: rare diseases). She is an information scientist for Orphanet, a unique resource, gathering and improving knowledge on rare diseases so as to improve the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with rare diseases.