Presenter: Mrs. Dr. M. Grzymkowska
Maja León Grzymkowska is the legal officer in the “Medicinal products – quality, safety and innovation” Unit in the Health and Food Safety Directorate General of the European Commission. He holds a PhD in International law from the Jagiellonian University of Cracov. She was a laureate of Kutrzeba Price, funded by Jagiellonian University and University of Heidelberg, as well as laureate of a scholarship of Max Planck Institute of Public and International law. The core of her interest was human rights and bioethics. After working for several years as university researcher and as a civil official in Polish Ombudsman Office, she joined the European Commission in 2008. In the European Commission she has worked on several areas related to the health care, including social security and fundamental rights. Since 2013 she has joined the “Medicinal products – quality, safety and innovation” Unit in the Health systems, medicinal products and innovation Directorate in DG SANTE dealing in particular with the new Regulation on clinical trials.