Adela Chirita-Emandi is a consultant in Pediatrics and in Medical Genetics, Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Victor Babes Timisoara. The experience in research includes more than 30 scientific papers published in national and international journals (including in journals Nature and The Lancet), editor or co-author of 7 books and more than 80 presentations and posters at national and international conferences. She is a Vice president of the Romanian Society of Medical Genetics, and member in the European Society of Medical Genetics ESHG. She is a geneticist in the Regional Center of Medical Genetics Timis within Emergency Hospital for Childre “Louis Țurcanu” Timişoara, a reference center witih European Reference Network on Rare Congenital Malformations and Rare Intellectual Disability ITHACA. She is part of the Genomic Medicine Center team, coordinated by Prof Dr Puiu, in the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Victor Babes Timisoara. The main clinical interests are genetics and rare diseases.