Prof. Jean Dupouy-Camet

Chef du Service de Parasitologie-Mycologie, Hôpital Cochin, Paris

Parasitology and Mycology Service, Cochin Hospital, Paris Descartes University, Paris, France

Jean Dupouy-Camet was born in 1953 in Caracas, Venezuela. He is Professor of Medical Parasitology at the University of Paris Descartes and head of the Department of Parasitology and Mycology at the Cochin Hospital (one of the oldest hospitals in Paris). He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, specialized in tropical medicine, and received his doctorate in parasitology at the University of Paris. He is the former president of the International Commission on Trichinosis, the former secretary-general of the French Society of Parasitologists, and the current president of the European Federation of Parasitologists (EFP). He organized the X International Congress on Trichinology (Fontainebleau, France, August 2000) and the X EMOP (Paris, August 2008). He gave lectures by invitation across the world, including Serbia. He has published over 200 scientific papers (147 in the Medline database) in various fields of parasitology, including molecular aspects (PCR, sequencing, identification), tropical medicine, and medical mycology, with emphasis on trichinosis, diphyllobotriasis, and toxoplasmosis. He is also the author of the book "Trichinosis: A Disease in Evolution" published by OIE, and "Guide for Monitoring, Surveillance, Prevention and Control of Trichinosis" published by FAO, OIE, and WHO. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Parasite magazine.

Prof. Gabriella Cancrini

Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy.

Gabriella Cancrini was born in 1945 in Rome. She is an associate professor at the Department of Parasitology, head of the Parasitological Diagnostics Department, and the team for 24-hour malaria diagnostics at the "Umberto I" University Polyclinic in Rome.

She is one of the founding members of the European Dirofilaria Society, part of the Italian Society of Parasitologists (SoIPA), and a long-time member of the Italian Societies for Tropical Medicine, Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health, and Nematology. She is a member of the SoiPA Commission for quality control of diagnostics of parasitological laboratories.

For a long time, she was the assistant editor of the magazine "Parassitologia" and is currently a member of the editorial board of two international magazines.

She participates in the educational activities of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the scientific training of scholarship winners of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy and the WHO, and he also has numerous educational activities at "La Sapienza" University.

Ms. Cancrini has published over 300 scientific publications while being the author of three textbooks in the field of parasitology, three chapters in books on clinical parasitology, and several chapters in monographs on dirofilariasis. The main areas of her research work are medical entomology, parasitic zoonoses, epidemiology, diagnosis, and control of human parasitic diseases. In addition to scientific results, it also created several diagnostic tools for human zoonotic infections.