Board of directors

Board of directors

President : Dr Muriel Bost, France


1st past President : Dr Alexandre Pokrovsky, Russia

Vice President Institutions: Pr Yves Matillon, France

Vice President special Projects : Pr Anatoly Skalny, Russia

Vice President Industry: Dr Michaël Selyanine, Switzerland 

Treasurer: Pr Yves Matillon, France




Muriel Bost





Degree in Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences, PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences specializing in molecular biology, Muriel BOST is Biologist Pharmacist in Civil Hospitals of Lyon (France). She’s responsible of the Laboratory of Trace Analysis and Toxic metals in the Pharmaco-Toxicology unit of The Edouard Herriot Hospital and also works in Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Laboratory of Hereditary Metabolic Diseases, East Biology and Pathology Center. Her scientific work mainly focuses on the study of Wilson disease, which it started with her PhD thesis prepared in France and USA. She took part in the creation of the French Wilson Reference Center for Rare Diseases in 2005 and participated in EuroWilson, an European project. She is author and co-author of 56 papers mainly on the genetics of Wilson disease and relationship between trace element deficiency or metal toxicity and health. She is President of Trace Element –Institute for UNESCO (Lyon, France), President of SFEMW (Francophone Society for Wilson Disease Study) and member of SFERETE (Francophone Society for Study and Research of Essential and Toxic Elements; President from 2002 to 2005), FESTEM (Federation of European Societies on Trace Elements and Minerals), ISTERH (International Society For Trace Element Research in Humans ; secretary in 2003-2004) and SFTA (Société Française de Toxicologie Analytique).