The Research Committee determines areas of research policies and assumes responsibility for assessing grant applications. The Chairperson must be an ESAIC Active Member. The number of appointed members is usually 8 (including the Chairperson of the Committee)  + 1 ad hoc member, but may vary with the needs of the Committee.

Contact the Research Committee.



Alexander Zarbock (Germany)


Bernard Cholley (France)Member
Carolyn Weiniger (Israel)Member
Davide Chiumello (Italy)Member
Jens Meier (Austria)Member
Patrick Meybohm (Germany)Member
Nicola Disma (Italy)Member
Esther M. Pogatzki-Zahn (Germany)Member
Idit Matot (Israel) Scientific Committee Chairperson
Carolina Soledad Romero* (Spain)Ad hoc Member (Mentorship Programme Leader)
Sylvia Daamen*Research Manager
Pierre Harlet*Lead Research & Clinical Trial Coordinator
Sophie Debouche*Junior Research & Clinical Trial Coordinator
Saman Sepehr*Research and Clinical Trial Coordinator
Slama Farsi*Clinical Data Manager
Shruthi Madappa*Clinical Data Manager
Jocelyne Dewulf*Free Lance Project Manager
Julia Dowell*Freelance Project Manager and Research & CT coordinator
Els Raman* Freelance Project Manager
Sarah De Coster*Junior Project Manager
Maxim Van Belle*Clinical Trial Assistant
Martine Van Hove*Clinical Trial Assistant

Activities* No voting rights

The ESAIC Research Committee proposes a comprehensive programme of activities aiming to promote excellent research in all fields of anaesthesiology and intesnive care throughout Europe.
For more information please visit the Research Section.

Research Groups

The Research Committee currently supports the following Research Groups:

  • Pose-Trial
  • PROVENet
  • NMBM-Net
  • PROVENT 2+

Go to the Research Group page for more information.