Roland Pochet, Ph.D., Honorary Professor of Cell Biology at the Faculty of Medicine of Université Libre de Bruxelles, is a neuroscientist who studies stem cell transplantation for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Pochet studied for two years in Israel under a European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) fellowship and as post-doc in labs at the University of Texas and Vanderbilt University. From 2006 to 2013, he was chair of the Biomedicine Domain of the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST), an international organization consisting of 36 countries. He founded the European Calcium Society in 1989, is currently secretary general of the Belgian Brain Council, and evaluates projects for the European Commission. Pochet is a member of the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, the European Dana Alliance for the Brain, and the International Scientific Committee of AriSLA. Since July 2019, he is member of the Committee for Advanced Therapies of the European Medicines Agency. He is author (co-authour) of 131 publications refereed in PubMed with a h index of 40 (Google Scholar).